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
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh

Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
Robert MosesRobert Moses
Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi

Stanford WhiteStanford White
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi

Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor

Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer

Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Tadao AndoTadao Ando
Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck

Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
Dieter RamsDieter Rams

Capability BrownCapability Brown
Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
Nicola RizzoliNicola Rizzoli
Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon

Inigo JonesInigo Jones
Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
Richard RogersRichard Rogers

Donald JuddDonald Judd
Sébastien Le Prestre de VaubanSébastien Le Prestre de Vauban
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia

Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
Michael GravesMichael Graves

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
John A. RoeblingJohn A. Roebling

Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
César PelliCésar Pelli
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel

Arno BrekerArno Breker
Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi

André Le NôtreAndré Le Nôtre
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
Robert AdamRobert Adam

Donato BramanteDonato Bramante
Ettore SottsassEttore Sottsass
Peter ZumthorPeter Zumthor