20 Greatest Architects In The World

1. Frank Lloyd Wright: Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.

Born: 8 June 1867, Richland Center, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 9 April 1959, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Artworks: Skyscraper Vase, Spindle Cube Chair, Side Chair, Taliesin Line of Decorative Wallpapers, Armchair, Design 105
2. Frank Gehry: Frank Owen Gehry, CC is a Canadian-born American architect, residing in Los Angeles. A number of his buildings, including his private residence, have become world-renowned attractions.
Born: 28 February 1929 (age 88), Toronto, Canada
Artworks: Fish Lamp, Superlight Chair, Pito Water Kettle, MORE
On view: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Serpentine Galleries, Dallas Museum of Art
Awards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, MORE
3. Le Corbusier: Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture.
Born: 6 October 1887, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: 27 August 1965, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
Artworks: Abstract Composition, Still Life Filled with Space, MORE
On view: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, MORE
4. Zaha Hadid: Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid DBE RA was an Iraqi-British architect. She was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize, in 2004. She received the UK’s most prestigious architectural award, the Stirling Prize, in 2010 and 2011.
Born: 31 October 1950, Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 31 March 2016, Miami, Florida, United States
Artworks: Horizontal Tektonik, Malevich’s Tektonik, London, MORE
On view: Serpentine Galleries, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, High Museum of Art
Awards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, Stirling Prize, Structural Steel Design Awards, Glamour Award for The Architect-In-Chief
5. Norman Foster: Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, OM, HonFREng is a British architect whose company, Foster + Partners, maintains an international design practice famous for high-tech architecture.
Born: 1 June 1935 (age 82), Reddish, Stockport, United Kingdom
Projects: American Air Museum at the Imperial War Museum Duxford
Practice: Foster + Partners 
Books: Rebuilding the Reichstag, MORE

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