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.

Explore our collection of Quotes By Famous Architects

Antoni GaudíAntoni Gaudí
(Spanish)
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
(Spanish)

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
(American)
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
(British)
ImhotepImhotep
(Egyptian)

Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian)
Robert MosesRobert Moses
(American)
Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
(Italian)

Stanford WhiteStanford White
(American)
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
(Indian,British)
Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava
(Spanish)

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
(Japanese,American)
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Finnish,American)
Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
(Libyan)

Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Swedish)
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(British)
Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
(American)

Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
(Italian)
Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
(American)
Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
(Brazilian)

Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French)
Tadao AndoTadao Ando
(Japanese)
Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck

Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
(Dutch)
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
(Italian)
Dieter RamsDieter Rams
(German)

Capability BrownCapability Brown
(British)
Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
(Canadian,Israeli)
Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
(German,Polish,American)

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(American)
Nicola RizzoliNicola Rizzoli
(Italian)
Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon
(Danish)

Inigo JonesInigo Jones
(British)
Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
(Bangladeshi,American)
Richard RogersRichard Rogers
(Italian,British)

Donald JuddDonald Judd
(American)
Sébastien Le Prestre de VaubanSébastien Le Prestre de Vauban
(French)
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
(British)
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(American)
Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia

Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(American)
Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
(British)
Michael GravesMichael Graves
(American)

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
(American)
Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
(Austrian,Czech)
John A. RoeblingJohn A. Roebling
(German,American)

Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
(American)
César PelliCésar Pelli
(Argentinian)
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel
(French)

Arno BrekerArno Breker
(German)
Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
(Russian)
Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
(Belarusian,Italian)

André Le NôtreAndré Le Nôtre
(French)
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
(German)
Robert AdamRobert Adam

Donato BramanteDonato Bramante
(Italian)
Ettore SottsassEttore Sottsass
(Austrian,Italian)
Peter ZumthorPeter Zumthor
(Swiss)