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)
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
(Indian,British)

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ImhotepImhotep
(Egyptian)
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Swedish)
Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian)

Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
(Italian)
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
(Spanish)
Robert MosesRobert Moses
(American)

Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Finnish,American)
Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
(Libyan)
Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava
(Spanish)

Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
(British)
Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
(Italian)
Tadao AndoTadao Ando
(Japanese)

Dieter RamsDieter Rams
(German)
Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French)
Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
(Brazilian)

Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
(Canadian,Israeli)
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(British)
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
(Japanese,American)

Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck
Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
(Dutch)
Stanford WhiteStanford White
(American)

Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
(American)
Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon
(Danish)
Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick
(British)

Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
(German,Polish,American)
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
(Italian)
Capability BrownCapability Brown
(British)

Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
(Bangladeshi,American)
Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(American)
Richard RogersRichard Rogers
(Italian,British)

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
(British)
Donald JuddDonald Judd
(American)
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(American)

Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
(British)
Kevin RocheKevin Roche
(Irish,American)
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel
(French)

David AdjayeDavid Adjaye
(British)
Inigo JonesInigo Jones
(British)
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
(American)
César PelliCésar Pelli
(Argentinian)
Michael GravesMichael Graves
(American)

Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
(Austrian,Czech)
Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(American)
Lloyd WrightLloyd Wright
(American)

Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
(Belarusian,Italian)
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
(German)
Peter ZumthorPeter Zumthor
(Swiss)

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
(Austrian,American)
Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
(Mexican)
Arno BrekerArno Breker
(German)

Robert AdamRobert Adam
John SoaneJohn Soane
(British)
Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia