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.

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
(American)

VitruviusVitruvius
(Italian)

Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian)

Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
(Italian)
Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
(Libyan)

Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Swedish)
Peter Cook (Architect)Peter Cook (Architect)
(British)

Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
(British)

Robert MosesRobert Moses
(American)

Arno BrekerArno Breker
(German)
Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
(American)

Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
(Indian,British)
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Finnish,American)

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
(Japanese,American)

Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
(Italian)

Dieter RamsDieter Rams
(German)
Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck

Gorō MiyazakiGorō Miyazaki
(Japanese)
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
(Italian)

Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
(German,Polish,American)

Richard RogersRichard Rogers
(British)

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(American)
Capability BrownCapability Brown
(British)

Donald JuddDonald Judd
(American)
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(British)

Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian)

Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French)

Rachel Lambert MellonRachel Lambert Mellon
(American)
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)

Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
(Canadian,Israeli)
Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
(Austrian)

Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(American)

Nate BerkusNate Berkus
(American)

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Michael GravesMichael Graves
(American)

Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(American)
Stanford WhiteStanford White
(American)

Francesco BorrominiFrancesco Borromini
(Italian)

Massimo VignelliMassimo Vignelli
(Italian,American)

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
Donato BramanteDonato Bramante
(Italian)

Hermann TilkeHermann Tilke
(German)
Peter EisenmanPeter Eisenman
(American)

Giotto di BondoneGiotto di Bondone
(Italian)

Robert AdamRobert Adam

Jean NouvelJean Nouvel
(French)
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
(Spanish)

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
(Austrian,American)
Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick
(British)

Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
(American)

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
(American)

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
(British)
Shigeru BanShigeru Ban
(Japanese)

Dan FlavinDan Flavin
(American)
César PelliCésar Pelli
(Argentine)

Frei OttoFrei Otto
(German)

Peter BehrensPeter Behrens
(German)

Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
(British)
Steven HollSteven Holl
(American)

Paul VirilioPaul Virilio
(French)
Charles BarryCharles Barry
(British)

Denys LasdunDenys Lasdun
(British)

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