Regarded as one of the great master builders of the Twentieth Century, Louis Isadore Kahn (born Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky) was one of America’s most influential modernist architects. Kahn created a style that was monumental and monolithic; his heavy buildings for the most part do not hide their weight, their materials, or the way they are assembled. Famous for his meticulously-built works, his provocative proposals that remained unbuilt, and his teaching, Kahn was one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century.
Some of his famous works are Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban, Yale University Art Gallery, Salk Institute, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Phillips Exeter Academy Library, and Kimbell Art Museum.