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Louis Kahn was an architect whose buildings made him one of the most discussed architects to emerge after World War II.
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Louis Kahn undertook his first important work in 1952–1954, the Yale University Art Gallery, which marked a notable departure from his International Style buildings of the previous decade. Kahn's work was controversial during his lifetime, but his work was reviewed more favorably by a new generation of critics, who declared him one of the most original and important architects of the 20th century.
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