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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Antoni GaudíAntoni Gaudí
(Spanish)
Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
(American)
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Swedish)

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Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
(Indian,British)
ImhotepImhotep
(Egyptian)
Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian)

Robert MosesRobert Moses
(American)
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
(Spanish)
Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
(Italian)

Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(British)
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Finnish,American)
Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava
(Spanish)

Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
(Libyan)
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
(British)
Dieter RamsDieter Rams
(German)

Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
(Italian)
Tadao AndoTadao Ando
(Japanese)
Stanford WhiteStanford White
(American)

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
(Brazilian)
Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
(Dutch)
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
(Japanese,American)

Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
(American)
Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck
Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French)

Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon
(Danish)
Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
(German,Polish,American)
Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
(Canadian,Israeli)

Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
(Italian)
Donald JuddDonald Judd
(American)
Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
(Bangladeshi,American)

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(American)
Capability BrownCapability Brown
(British)
Richard RogersRichard Rogers
(Italian,British)

Inigo JonesInigo Jones
(British)
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)
Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
(Austrian,American)

Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(American)
Michael GravesMichael Graves
(American)
Robert AdamRobert Adam

Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
(Austrian,Czech)
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(American)
César PelliCésar Pelli
(Argentinian)

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
(American)
Peter ZumthorPeter Zumthor
(Swiss)
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel
(French)

Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
(British)
Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
(American)
Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
(British)

Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
(Belarusian,Italian)
André Le NôtreAndré Le Nôtre
(French)
Arno BrekerArno Breker
(German)

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
(German)
Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
(Russian)

Laurie BakerLaurie Baker
(Indian,British)
Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick
(British)
Ole ScheerenOle Scheeren
(German)