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Kevin A. Lynch

1918 - 1984

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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 319,464 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Kevin A. Lynch is the 165th most popular architect (down from 145th in 2019), the 2,170th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,735th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Architect.

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Among architects, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 165 out of 424Before him are Hermann Tilke, Juan de Herrera, Jacobus Oud, Jean Chalgrin, Fumihiko Maki, and Charlotte Perriand. After him are Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, Gio Ponti, Michele Sanmicheli, Tony Garnier, Konstantin Melnikov, and Carl Ritter von Ghega.

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Among people born in 1918, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 83Before him are Takashi Kasahara, Spiro Agnew, Choi Hong Hi, Fernando Peyroteo, Jerome Robbins, and Lothar-Günther Buchheim. After him are Ben Johnson, Igor Ansoff, Ian Stevenson, E. Howard Hunt, Huber Matos, and Edwin G. Krebs. Among people deceased in 1984, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 67Before him are George Gallup, Yigael Yadin, Pierre Gemayel, Kim Sung-gan, Andy Kaufman, and Richard Brautigan. After him are Branko Ćopić, He Zizhen, Faina Ranevskaya, George Gaylord Simpson, Alexis Korner, and Aurelio Peccei.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 2,170 out of 18,182Before him are Buddy Guy (1936), Richard Brautigan (1935), Maxwell Perkins (1884), Jeff Kinney (1971), Paul P. Harris (1868), and Pat Martino (1944). After him are Nina Hartley (1959), Sam Loyd (1841), Jack Warden (1920), Robert Smithson (1938), Fred Willard (1939), and Whitey Bulger (1929).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Kevin A. Lynch ranks 10Before him are Philip Johnson (1906), Buckminster Fuller (1895), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Robert Venturi (1925), Peter Eisenman (1932), and Charles Eames (1907). After him are William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Adrian Smith (1944), Nicholas Negroponte (1943), Frederick Law Olmsted (1822), Cedric Gibbons (1893), and Gordon Bunshaft (1909).