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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Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
(Spanish)
Robert MosesRobert Moses
(American)

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Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
(American)
ImhotepImhotep
(Egyptian)
Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian)

Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
(Italian)
Eugène Viollet-le-DucEugène Viollet-le-Duc
(French)
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Swedish)

Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
(Libyan)
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
(Indian,British)
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Finnish,American)

Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
(Canadian,Israeli)
Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava
(Spanish)
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
(Japanese,American)

Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
(British)
Tadao AndoTadao Ando
(Japanese)
Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick
(British)

Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
(Italian)
Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French)
Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
(Brazilian)

Dieter RamsDieter Rams
(German)
Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(British)

Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
(Dutch)
Stanford WhiteStanford White
(American)
André Le NôtreAndré Le Nôtre
(French)

Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
(American)
Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
(German,Polish,American)
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
(Italian)

Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon
(Danish)
Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(American)
Capability BrownCapability Brown
(British)

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

Richard RogersRichard Rogers
(Italian,British)
Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
(British)
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel
(French)

Kevin RocheKevin Roche
(Irish,American)
Julia MorganJulia Morgan
(American)
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)

Hermann TilkeHermann Tilke
(German)
Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(American)
Inigo JonesInigo Jones
(British)

Michael GravesMichael Graves
(American)
Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
(Austrian,Czech)
César PelliCésar Pelli
(Argentinian)

Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
(Mexican)
Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
(Belarusian,Italian)
Donato BramanteDonato Bramante
(Italian)

Peter ZumthorPeter Zumthor
(Swiss)
Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
(Austrian,American)
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
(German)

Arno BrekerArno Breker
(German)
Jeanne GangJeanne Gang
(American)
Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia