Louis I. Kahn (born in 1901 in Saarama, Estonia, died in 1974 in New York, New York) practiced as an architect in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 1925-1926 Kahn served as Chief Designer for the Sesquicentennial Exposition. His work fused Beaux arts with International style. His prominent apprentices include Moshe Safdie and Robert Venturi
Important works include
He is no relation to the other American architect, Albert Kahn.
- Yale University Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut
- Richards Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Jonas Salk Institute, La Jolla, California
- Kimbell Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
- Phillips Exeter Academy Library, Exeter, New Hampshire
- National Assembly in Dhaka, Bangladesh (1962-1974)