Kahn’s Irony: Online Discussion of 15-16 October, 2018

  • Petr Kapustin Voronezh State Technical University
  • Mikhail Yastrebov
  • Nikolai Vasiliev ICOMOS; DOCOMOMO
  • Alexander Rappaport Union of Moscow Architects; Union of Designers of Russia
  • Mikhail Belov MArchI
Keywords: architecture; Louis Kahn; irony; modern paradigm; avant-garde; style; game; postmodern


Architects, historians and architecture critics dispute about the possibility to apply the notion “irony” to architecture, basing on Louis Kahn’s creative activity. The stylistic peculiarities of his works demonstrate his attempt to clear up the paradoxicality of existence typical of the era of late modernism.

How to Cite
Kapustin, P., Yastrebov, M., Vasiliev, N., Rappaport, A., & Belov, M. (2019). Kahn’s Irony: Online Discussion of 15-16 October, 2018. Project Baikal, 16(59), 150-153. Retrieved from http://www.projectbaikal.com/index.php/pb/article/view/1452
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