Comprehensively traces the development of Louis I. Kahn’s philosophy of architecture from its beginnings in the 1930s to Kahn’s death in 1974. The author, Kahn’s daughter, provides a unique presentation of biographical information, portions of letters and writings, speeches, photos, and other material inaccessible to other writers. Includes diagrams collected from published and unpublished sources. Shows how Kahn’s personality and background contributed directly to his philosophical principles.