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Albert Kahn

Roger Matuz

Albert Kahn

Builder of Detroit (Detroit Biography Series for Young Readers)

by Roger Matuz

  • 264 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Art,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10954516M
    ISBN 100613761731
    ISBN 109780613761734

      Detroit News reporter Michael H. Hodges took First Place for Biography in the Midwest Book Awards for “Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit.”.


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The task of managing the conversion from the Red, Green and Violet separations of the originals was a unique challenge. Albert Kahn (3 March – 14 November ) was a French banker and philanthropist, known for initiating The Archives of the Planet, a vast photographical ng 22 years, it resulted in a collection of 72, colour photographs andmeters of : 3 MarchMarmoutier, Bas-Rhin, France.

Between to the mids, Autochrome Lumiere was the primary colour photography process. InAlbert Kahn, by then a Paris banker, purchased several autochrome plates and sent a team to China to record everyday life in the empire. Writer tells of life, work of architect Albert Kahn.

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Albert Kahn book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Albert Kahn was an architect at the dawn of the automobile age, when the Motor 4/5(2). Albert Kahn, sometimes called architect of Detroit, was born on Ma in Rhaunen, Germany.

He was the son of an itinerant rabbi. In his early age Kahn did not attend school but did various jobs instead and took art lessons from a sculptor named Julius Melchers. Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit (Painted Turtle) - Kindle edition by Hodges, Michael H. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit by Michael H. Hodges tells the story of the German-Jewish immigrant who rose from poverty to become one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century.

Kahn’s buildings not only define downtown Detroit, but his early car factories for Packard Motor and Ford revolutionized the course of industry and Reviews: 1. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

The Roosevelt Warehouse, more commonly known as the Detroit Public Schools Book Depository, is a vacant building in Detroit on 14th & Marantette street. It is understood to have been designed by Albert Kahn and that it was originally a Post Office before being used as the Public Schools' surplus equipment on: 14th & Marantette street, Detroit, Michigan.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nelson, George, Industrial architecture of Albert Kahn, inc. New York, Architectural Book Publishing Company. Review: Albert Kahn: Architect of Ford User Review - Michael Grogan - Goodreads. This is the strange situation where an Italian Phd type is writing the history about an architect who pumped out factories like they were Model Ts (any material you want so long as it's concrete 2/5(1).

Albert Kahn was an architect at the dawn of the automobile age, when the Motor City came into its own. This biography tells young readers how he overcame numerous disadvantages to make an indelible mark across the skyline of Detroit with skyscrapers, factories, hospitals and theatres.

Albert E. Kahn. Rating details 4 ratings 0 reviews During the McCarthy era, Harvey Matusow was a paid witness for Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Committee on Un-American Activities. As an "expert" witness, he testified about Communist activities and Party members with whom he had come in contact.

Books by Albert E. Kahn/5(4). The Legacy of Albert Kahn salutes the achievements of one of America's most distinguished architects.

Originally the catalog for a major retrospective exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts, this volume has become an invaluable handbook in tracing the creative genius of Albert Kahn. An exploration of the work of Albert Kahn, the architect of Ford. Federico Bucci examines Kohn's operating principles in detail.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Kahn has captured it all in words and pictures—from the magnificent performances to the intimate glimpses of her day-to-day life.“Days with Ulanova is the most exciting ballet book I have ever seen.”—Anatole Chujoy, Editor of The Dance Encyclopedia“All lovers of the dance, as well as libraries, museums and schools, will welcome this Author: Albert Kahn.

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It instantly created a new standard for industrial plants across the world. He founded Albert Kahn Associates inwhich is still designing buildings to this date. When the Depression hit, Kahn and his firm designed factories in the Soviet Union, and trained more than 1, engineers. Online shopping for Kahn, Albert from a great selection at Books Store.

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Kahn, Albert. The year isand the city of Detroit is a need of a book depository. The location chosen for this new undertaking was Dalzelle Street, which itself is located in the neighborhood of Corktown.

The task of designing this new structure was granted to Albert Kahn. To those of us not familiar with [ ]. Get this from a library. Albert Kahn: architect of Ford.

[Federico Bucci] -- Albert Kahn's contribution to North American industrial architecture is best characterized by a simplicity of expression in his designs of flexible spaces for manufacturing and production.

Working in. Source: “Albert Kahn: Builder of Detroit”, Roger Matuz, Great Lakes Books / Wayne State University Press,pg. 4 Photo by Michael G. Smith A large portion of this building’s mid-section was demolished and the façade moved to the west side around to accommodate a widening of Woodward.

Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit by Michael H. Hodges tells the story of the German-Jewish immigrant who rose from poverty to become one of the most influential architects of the twentieth by: 1. Industrial architecture of Albert Kahn, inc. George Nelson.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition catalogs for others, programs, booklets, books including Albert Kahn Organization containing autographs of Kahn's business colleagues, and Shooting the Russian War autographed by its author, Margaret Bourke-White.

Picture postcards are of the Detroit Golf Club and the Brooklyn Y.M.C.A. both designed by Kahn, and of various .Albert Eugene Kahn ( – Septem ) was an American journalist, photographer, author and nephew of modernist industrial architect Albert Kahn. Albert E. Kahn's father, Moritz Kahn, was senior engineer in the firm who set up the Kahn brothers Soviet Union operation in conjunction with Gosproekstroi.Looking for books by Albert E.

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