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
(American)
Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian)

ImhotepImhotep
(Egyptian)
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
(Indian,British)
Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
(Italian)

Nate BerkusNate Berkus
(American)
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
(Spanish)
Robert MosesRobert Moses
(American)

Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Swedish)
Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
(Libyan)
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Finnish,American)

Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(British)
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
(British)
Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
(Italian)

Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
(American)
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
(Japanese,American)
Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
(Dutch)

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
(Brazilian)
Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck
Stanford WhiteStanford White
(American)

Dieter RamsDieter Rams
(German)
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
(Italian)
Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
(German,Polish,American)

Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French)
Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
(Canadian,Israeli)
Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon
(Danish)

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

Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
(Bangladeshi,American)
Donald JuddDonald Judd
(American)
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(American)

César PelliCésar Pelli
(Argentine)
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel
(French)
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
(British)
Rachel Lambert MellonRachel Lambert Mellon
(American)
Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick
(British)

Michael GravesMichael Graves
(American)
Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
(Austrian,Czech)
Laurie BakerLaurie Baker
(Indian,British)

Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian)
Julia MorganJulia Morgan
(American)
Otto WagnerOtto Wagner

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(American)
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
(German)

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
(British)
Robert AdamRobert Adam

Ettore SottsassEttore Sottsass
(Austrian,Italian)
Arno BrekerArno Breker
(German)
Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
(Austrian,American)

John A. RoeblingJohn A. Roebling
(German,American)
Arne JacobsenArne Jacobsen
(Danish)
Marc Isambard BrunelMarc Isambard Brunel
(French,British)

James HobanJames Hoban
(Irish)
John SoaneJohn Soane
(British)
Donato BramanteDonato Bramante
(Italian)