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
Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller

Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
Robert MosesRobert Moses

Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor

Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh

Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
Stanford WhiteStanford White
Dieter RamsDieter Rams

Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen

Tadao AndoTadao Ando
Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki

Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon
Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi

Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan

Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
Donald JuddDonald Judd

Capability BrownCapability Brown
Paul VirilioPaul Virilio
Richard RogersRichard Rogers

Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman

Inigo JonesInigo Jones
Ettore SottsassEttore Sottsass
Adolf LoosAdolf Loos

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
Michael GravesMichael Graves
Peter ZumthorPeter Zumthor

Hermann TilkeHermann Tilke
César PelliCésar Pelli
Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel

Arno BrekerArno Breker
Robert AdamRobert Adam
Julia MorganJulia Morgan

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
Sébastien Le Prestre de VaubanSébastien Le Prestre de Vauban
Massimo VignelliMassimo Vignelli

Fritz TodtFritz Todt
Donato BramanteDonato Bramante
Luis BarragánLuis Barragán