Albert Kahn

Architect of Detroit Albert Kahn

Profession: Architect of Detroit

United States of America

Biography: Albert Kahn was an American industrial architect, best known for designing much of Detroit as well as several major industrial plant complexes. Most notably, Kahn designed the Ford River Rouge automobile complex, which at the time of its completion in 1928 was the largest integrated factory in the world.

Born: March 21, 1869
Birthplace: Rhaunen, Kingdom of Prussia
Star Sign: Aries

Died: December 8, 1942 (aged 73)

Historical Events

  • 1929-05-08 Soviet government¬†contract Albert Kahn Associates architectural firm to design the USSR's 1st tractor plant
  • 1930-01-09 Albert Kahn Associates architectural firm become consulting architects for all industrial construction in the¬†Soviet Union

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