List of famous architects with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

An architect may refer to a professional who is trained and educated to design plans and supervise the construction of various kinds of buildings. Every architect should exhibit creative abilities along with practicality in order to create both stylish and easy to use buildings. A good knowledge of the various facets of aesthetics, cost efficiency, latest trends in designs, materials and other legal regulation add to the advantage of an architect. An architect may be involved in the building of a home, an office building, a commercial or business establishment, museums and other public buildings. One of the most lucrative professions, the architecture industry is a multibillion dollar industry in the 21st century, with more and more licensed architects graduating every year. The different area that come under architecture involve architectural designing, architectural planning, architectural drawing and architectural technologist among many others. Architects play the role of trusted advisers, while they have the great responsibility of designing safe buildings for human occupation. Many architects are required to work within the budget provided by the clients and also face cost management challenges. Get to know some famous architects and learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor

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Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini

Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
Robert MosesRobert Moses

Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava

Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
Tadao AndoTadao Ando

Dieter RamsDieter Rams
Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer

Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi

Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck
Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
Stanford WhiteStanford White

Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon
Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick

Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
Capability BrownCapability Brown

Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
Richard RogersRichard Rogers

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
Donald JuddDonald Judd
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman

Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
Kevin RocheKevin Roche
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel

David AdjayeDavid Adjaye
Inigo JonesInigo Jones
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
César PelliCésar Pelli
Michael GravesMichael Graves

Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
Lloyd WrightLloyd Wright

Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
Peter ZumthorPeter Zumthor

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
Arno BrekerArno Breker

Robert AdamRobert Adam
John SoaneJohn Soane
Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia