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Book launch: "Louis I. Kahn - The Nordic Latitudes" / Per Olaf Fjeld & Emily Randall Fjeld

Welcome to the book launch of "Louis I. Kahn - The Nordic Latitudes" by Per Olaf Fjeld & Emily Randall Fjeld.

The book is a three part investigation that explores Kahn's Nordic connections on many levels: his family background, Nordic friends and colleagues, teaching and creative approach, and how his work and thinking have been interpreted over the past half century.     

Program:
Introduction by Head of Institute of Architecture at AHO Thomas McQuillen
Intoduction by Dean Peter MacKeith University of Arkansas Architcture 
Short book presentation by the authors Per Olaf Fjeld & Emily Randall Fjeld
"Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes is a new and personal reading of the architecture, teachings, and legacy of Louis I. Kahn from Per Olaf Fjeld’s perspective as a former student. The book explores Kahn’s life and work, offering a unique take on one of the twentieth century’s most important architects.

Kahn’s Nordic and European ties are emphasized in this study that also covers his early childhood in Estonia, his travels, and his relationships with other architects, including the Norwegian architect Arne Korsmo." - University of Arkansas Press

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Date: 29. November, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm

Venue: AHO Gallery
Address: Maridalsveien 29, 0175 Oslo

Contact: Per Olaf Fjeld