Louis Kahn Quotes

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Born: 1901-02-20, Kuressaare, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire[1]
Birth Country: Russia
Died: New York City, New York, United States, 1974-03-17

1.
A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.
- Louis Kahn

2.
Architecture is the reaching out for the truth.
- Louis Kahn

3.
Consider the momentous event in architecture when the wall parted and the column became.
- Louis Kahn

4.
Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.
- Louis Kahn

5.
Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.
- Louis Kahn

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