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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Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll
(British)

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
(American)
Gian Lorenzo BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian)
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
(Indian,British)

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

Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(British)
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
(Swedish)
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
(British)

Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
(Libyan)
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Finnish,American)
Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
(American)

Nate BerkusNate Berkus
(American)
Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
(Italian)
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
(Japanese,American)

Philippe StarckPhilippe Starck
Andrea PalladioAndrea Palladio
(Italian)
Moshe SafdieMoshe Safdie
(Canadian,Israeli)

Stanford WhiteStanford White
(American)
Dieter RamsDieter Rams
(German)
Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
(German,Polish,American)

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(American)
Jean NouvelJean Nouvel
(French)
Capability BrownCapability Brown
(British)

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

Rachel Lambert MellonRachel Lambert Mellon
(American)
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(American)
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(American)
Stephen GardinerStephen Gardiner
(British)

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Michael GravesMichael Graves
(American)
Adolf LoosAdolf Loos
(Austrian)

Giovanni Battista PiranesiGiovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian)
Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
(British)
Robert AdamRobert Adam

Ettore SottsassEttore Sottsass
(Austrian,Italian)
Otto WagnerOtto Wagner
Julia MorganJulia Morgan
(American)

Donato BramanteDonato Bramante
(Italian)
John A. RoeblingJohn A. Roebling
(German,American)
Peter EisenmanPeter Eisenman
(American)

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
(Austrian,American)
Arno BrekerArno Breker
(German)
Laurie BakerLaurie Baker
(Indian,British)

Thomas HeatherwickThomas Heatherwick
(British)
John SoaneJohn Soane
(British)
Marc Isambard BrunelMarc Isambard Brunel
(French,British)

Charles BarryCharles Barry
(British)
Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
(German)

James HobanJames Hoban
(Irish)
Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
(American)
Massimo VignelliMassimo Vignelli
(Italian,American)

Francesco BorrominiFrancesco Borromini
(Italian)
Aldo RossiAldo Rossi
(Italian)
Patrick GeddesPatrick Geddes
(British,Scottish)

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