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


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.

How to Cite
KAPUSTIN, Petr; RAPPAPORT, Alexander. Kahn and the XX Century. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 59, p. 146-149, mar. 2019. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <http://www.projectbaikal.com/index.php/pb/article/view/1451>. Date accessed: 11 july 2020.