Kevin A. Lynch

1918 - 1984

Kevin A. Lynch

Kevin Andrew Lynch (January 7, 1918 – April 25, 1984) was an American urban planner and author. He is known for his work on the perceptual form of urban environments and was an early proponent of mental mapping. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kevin A. Lynch has received more than 242,821 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 186th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 186 out of 361Before him are Hans Poelzig, Giuseppe Terragni, Callimachus, Jacques-François Blondel, Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, and Hassan Fathy. After him are Pirro Ligorio, Paul Troost, Tony Garnier, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, Josef Frank, and Cornelis Floris de Vriendt.

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Among people born in 1918, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 84Before him are Vasyl Sukhomlynsky, Choi Hong Hi, Ian Stevenson, Spiro Agnew, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, and Helmut Lent. After him are Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Huber Matos, Theodore Sturgeon, W. Eugene Smith, Elmore James, and Raimon Panikkar. Among people deceased in 1984, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 64Before him are Chaïm Perelman, George Gaylord Simpson, Andy Kaufman, Eduardo De Filippo, Josyf Slipyj, and Pierre Gemayel. After him are Richard Basehart, Jerzy Popiełuszko, Souvanna Phouma, Marcel Janco, Fikret Amirov, and Vladimir Chelomey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 2,094 out of 12,171Before him are Kanye West (1977), Harlan Coben (1962), Peter Agre (1949), Irvin Kershner (1923), Thomas A. Hendricks (1819), and Don Cheadle (1964). After him are Bernard Malamud (1914), Leland Stanford (1824), Edward Weston (1886), Chris Columbus (1958), Richard Basehart (1914), and Janet Jackson (1966).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 10Before him are Richard Meier (1934), Robert Venturi (1925), Philip Johnson (1906), Peter Eisenman (1932), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), and Charles Eames (1907). After him are Nicholas Negroponte (1943), Gordon Bunshaft (1909), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Thom Mayne (1944), Charles Jencks (1939), and Michael Graves (1934).