National Assembly Building of Bangladesh - Arguably Louis Khan's greatest achievement. He never saw the completed project.

AD Classics: National Assembly Building of Bangladesh / Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn. National Assembly, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1962-1974. Photo by Naquib Hossain, 2011 (via Flickr)

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Louis Kahn

National Assembly Building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Architect: Louis Kahn, photo © Raymond Meier

Striking image of Kahn's National Assembly in Dhaka, Bangladesh, reviewed by MoMa's Barry Bergdoll: ‘‘Kahn’s skill at ennobling experience through simple materials grandly used can be sensed at his library in New Hampshire and the ruins of his Trenton Bath House. But it is in the marshy capital of Bangladesh that one of America’s greatest architectural talents can be experienced in all its force.’’  — Barry Bergdoll, chief curator of architecture and design, MoMA

The Author tore this from a New York Times Magazine many years ago, neglecting to note the name of this Louis Kahn building. No doubt she was too stunned by the photograph and the architecture to .

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archbucketlist: “ Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Louis Kahn Images by Cemal Emden ”

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