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)
Antoni GaudíAntoni Gaudí
(Spanish)

Nate BerkusNate Berkus
(American)
Seve BallesterosSeve Ballesteros
(Spanish)
Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian)

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

Robert MosesRobert Moses
(American)
Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
(Libyan)
Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava
(Spanish)

Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Finnish,American)
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Swedish)
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
(British)

Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
(Italian)
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(British)
Tadao AndoTadao Ando
(Japanese)

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
(Japanese,American)
Stanford WhiteStanford White
(American)
Rem KoolhaasRem Koolhaas
(Dutch)

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
(Brazilian)
Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
(American)
Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck

Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
(Italian)
Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
(American)
Dieter RamsDieter Rams
(German)

Capability BrownCapability Brown
(British)
Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
(German,Polish,American)
Jørn UtzonJørn Utzon
(Danish)

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(American)
Frédéric Auguste BartholdiFrédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French)
Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
(Canadian,Israeli)

Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
(Bangladeshi,American)
Richard RogersRichard Rogers
(Italian,British)
Donald JuddDonald Judd
(American)

Inigo JonesInigo Jones
(British)
André Le NôtreAndré Le Nôtre
(French)
Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(American)

Norman Bel GeddesNorman Bel Geddes
(American)
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(American)
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)

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

Laurie BakerLaurie Baker
(Indian,British)
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel
(French)
Sébastien Le Prestre de VaubanSébastien Le Prestre de Vauban
(French)

Julia MorganJulia Morgan
(American)
Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
(British)
Rachel Lambert MellonRachel Lambert Mellon
(American)

Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
(Belarusian,Italian)
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
(German)
Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
(British)

Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick
(British)
Arno BrekerArno Breker
(German)
John A. RoeblingJohn A. Roebling
(German,American)

Robert AdamRobert Adam
Donato BramanteDonato Bramante
(Italian)
Eugène Viollet-le-DucEugène Viollet-le-Duc
(French)