Kahn and the XX Century: A. Rappaport’s Review of P. Kapustin’s Essay Accompanied by the Author’s Comments

  • Petr Kapustin Voronezh State Technical University
  • Alexander Rappaport Union of Moscow Architects; Union of Designers of Russia
Keywords: Louis Kahn; architectural style; individuation; avant-garde; architectural criticism; modernity

Abstract

The authors discuss the significance of L. Kahn for culture of the XX century. In the period of transition from modernism to postmodernism, Kahn remained a unique figure: he took upon himself all the problems of the destroyed and unfinished architecture. They point out his distinctiveness and relation to the transition from avant-garde to modernism. They discuss the phenomenon of subjectiveness of architectural criticism.

Published
2019-03-14
How to Cite
Kapustin, P., & Rappaport, A. (2019). Kahn and the XX Century: A. Rappaport’s Review of P. Kapustin’s Essay Accompanied by the Author’s Comments. Project Baikal, 16(59), 146-149. Retrieved from http://www.projectbaikal.com/index.php/pb/article/view/1451
Section
Editorial material