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Charles Kahn, an MIT graduate and Professor of Architecture at NCSU, became the first Dean of the new School of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Kansas in 1968. During Kahn’s tenure, the program's Bauhaus-based orientation expanded with additional emphasis on social concerns and international relations. Kahn brought to KU the rationalism and scientific attitudes of MIT coupled with the strong Bauhaus orientation of NCSU. During the 1970's, Dean Kahn personally recorded audio interviews with and presentations from noted architects from around the world. Listed by date recorded.

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NCModernist Henry Kamphoefner 1955 Letter to Douglass Haskell

NCModernist Richard Bender 2/17/71, Part 1
NCModernist Richard Bender, Part 2
NCModernist Richard Bender, Part 3

NCModernist Konrad Wachsmann 10/1/73, NCSU Lecture, Raleigh
NCModernist Konrad Wachsmann 10/1/73, NCSU Lecture, Part 2

NCModernist Henry Kamphoefner 9/11/76, Raleigh
NCModernist Henry Kamphoefner 9/11/76, Part 2

NCModernist George Qualls 9/21/76, Philadelphia

NCModernist Stanislawa (Siasia) Nowicki 9/21/76, Philadelphia
NCModernist Stanislawa (Siasia) Nowicki 9/21/76, Part 2 (6 min blank)

NCModernist Ralph Knowles 10/4/76, Omaha
NCModernist Ralph Knowles 10/4/76, Part 2

NCModernist Konrad Wachsmann 11/12/76, Los Angeles, 1A
NCModernist Konrad Wachsmann 11/12/76, Part 1B
NCModernist Konrad Wachsmann 11/12/76, Part 2
NCModernist Konrad Wachsmann 11/12/76, Part 3
NCModernist Konrad Wachsmann 11/12/76, Part 4

NCModernist James Fitzgibbon 12/22/76, St. Louis
NCModernist James Fitzgibbon 12/22/76, Part 2
NCModernist James Fitzgibbon 12/22/76, Part 3

NCModernist (In Italian) Riccardo Morandi 1/11/77, Rome

NCModernist Gabriele Schmemi 1/12/77, Rome
NCModernist Gabriele Schmemi 1/12/77, Part 2

NCModernist (In Italian) Antonio Nervi 1/14/77, Rome
NCModernist (In Italian) Antonio Nervi 1/14/77, Part 2 (6 min blank)

NCModernist Sergio Musmeci 1/14/77, Rome
NCModernist Sergio Musmeci 1/14/77, Part 2

NCModernist Buckminster Fuller 1/24/77, St. Louis
NCModernistBuckminster Fuller 1/24/77, Part 2

NCModernist Duncan Stuart 4/12/77, Raleigh
NCModernistDuncan Stuart 4/12/77, Part 2

NCModernist Eduardo Catalano 1977, Boston
NCModernist T. C. Howard 1977, recorded at the Catalano House, Raleigh
NCModernist Chris Alexander 1977 interviewed by Steven Grabow
NCModernist George Matsumoto 2/14/78 San Francisco
NCModernist Richard Bender 2/15/78, Berkeley
NCModernist Myron Goldsmith 3/16/78, Chicago
NCModernist Lev Zetlin 4/19/78, New York

Dates Unknown

NCModernist Anthony Vidler, Univ of Kansas, Part 1
NCModernist Anthony Vidler, Part 2
NCModernist Anthony Vidler, Part 3

NCModernist James Fitzgibbon, Works in Progress, Part 1, other parts missing

NCModernist Buckminster Fuller, Univ of Kansas, Part 1
NCModernist Buckminster Fuller, Part 2
NCModernist Buckminster Fuller, Part 3

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Kahn Interview, Person Unknown. Can you identify the voice?