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Famous Architects

Antoni Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí (1852 - 1926)

Spanish architect, designed the Park Güell
Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier (1887 - 1965)

Swiss-French architect
Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983)

American inventor and author
Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid (1950 - 2016)

Iraqi-English architect, designed the Bridge Pavilion
Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Niemeyer (1907 - 2012)

Brazilian architect
Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando (78)

Japanese architect, designed Piccadilly Gardens
Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 - 1928)

Scottish architect and designer
Rem Koolhaas

Rem Koolhaas (75)

Dutch architect
Walter Gropius

Walter Gropius (1883 - 1969)

German architect
Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen (1910 - 1961)

Finnish-American architect, designed the Gateway Arch
Louis Sullivan

Louis Sullivan (1856 - 1924)

American architect
Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calatrava (68)

Spanish architect and engineer, designed the Athens Olympic Sports Complex
Christopher Wren

Christopher Wren (1632 - 1723)

English architect, designed St Paul's Cathedral
Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto (1898 - 1976)

Finnish designer and architect
Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano (82)

Italian architect
Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio (1508 - 1580)

Italian architect, designed the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore and Teatro Olimpico
Philip Johnson

Philip Johnson (1906 - 2005)

American architect, designed the IDS Center and PPG Place
Peter Zumthor

Peter Zumthor (77)

Swiss architect
Maya Lin

Maya Lin (60)

American architect
Daniel Burnham

Daniel Burnham (1846 - 1912)

American architect, designed the World's Columbian Exposition
Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind (74)

American architect, designer, and artist
Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers (86)

Italian-English architect, designed the Millennium Dome and Lloyd's building
Jørn Utzon

Jørn Utzon (1918 - 2008)

Danish architect
Adolf Loos

Adolf Loos (1870 - 1933)

Austrian Architect
Richard Neutra

Richard Neutra (1892 - 1970)

American architect
Minoru Yamasaki

Minoru Yamasaki (1912 - 1986)

American architect
Michael Graves

Michael Graves (1934 - 2015)

American architect, designed the Portland Building and the Humana Building
Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen (1902 - 1971)

Danish architect
Francesco Borromini

Francesco Borromini (1599 - 1667)

Swiss-Italian architect, designed the San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane and Sant'Agnese in Agone
Peter Eisenman

Peter Eisenman (87)

American architect, designed the City of Culture of Galicia
Richard Meier

Richard Meier (85)

American architect
John Gidding

John Gidding (43)

American architect and television host
Eliel Saarinen

Eliel Saarinen (1873 - 1950)

Finnish-American architect
Eduardo Souto de Moura

Eduardo Souto de Moura (67)

Portuguese architect
Otto Wagner

Otto Wagner (1841 - 1918)

Austrian Art Nouveau architect
Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry (91)

Canadian-American architect, designed 8 Spruce Street and Walt Disney Concert Hall
Gunnar Asplund

Gunnar Asplund (1885 - 1940)

Swedish architect
Albert Speer

Albert Speer (1905 - 1981)

German architect