His documentary My Architect, about his father the great architect Louis Kahn, has been nominated for an Academy Award. It's an account of Nathaniel's encounter with his father's double life — Louis Kahn was married with a daughter and had two other children by two different mistresses. It also explores his father's work, with interviews from his peers, including Frank Gehry and I.M. Pei.
Kahn was only 11 years old when his father, legendary architect Louis Kahn, died. We talk with Kahn about My Architect, the award-winning documentary in which he attempts to understand his father through his buildings and his relationships.