Welcome, This is a course on the architecture and design of architect Louis Kahn. Louis Isadore Kahn March 5, 1901 March 17, 1974, was an Estonian-born American architect based in Philadelphia. The Architecture of Louis KahnTable of ContentsThe Early Years of Louis Kahn1935 Jersey Homesteads Cooperative Development, Hightstown, New Jersey1947 Phillip Q. Roche House, 2101 Harts Lane, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania1951 Yale University Art Gallery1954 Jewish Community Center, Trenton Bath House, 999 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, New Jersey1959 Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California1961 Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India1962 Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban, the National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh1966 Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas1974 Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City, completed 2012.Louis Isadore Kahn, March 5, 1901 March 17, 1974, was an Estonian-born American architect based in Philadelphia. Louis Kahn was born in Kuressaare on the island of Saaremaa, then part of the Russian Empire’s Livonian Governorate. At the age of three, he saw coals in the stove and was captivated by the light of the coal. He put the coal in his apron, which caught on fire and burned his face. He carried these scars for the rest of his life. Louis Kahn, original name was Itze-Leib (Leiser-Itze) Schmuilowsky (Schmalowski), In 1906, Louis Kahns family emigrated to the United States, as they feared that his father would be recalled into the military during the Russo-Japanese War. He became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. on May 15, 1914. His father changed their name to Kahn in 1915.