6. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe | Greatest Architects / Best Architects In The World

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German-American architect. He is commonly referred to and was addressed as Mies, his surname.
Born: 27 March 1886, Aachen, Germany
Died: 17 August 1969, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Artworks: Barcelona chair, Brno chair, Armchair (MR20), Tugendhat chair, Court House, “Barcelona,” Model MR 90 Chair
On view: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Awards: Royal Gold Medal, AIA Gold Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Twenty-five Year Award

7. Santiago Calatrava 

Santiago Calatrava Valls is a Spanish architect, structural engineer, sculptor, and painter, particularly known for his bridges supported by single leaning pylons, and his railway stations, stadiums
Born: 28 July 1951 (age 66), Benimàmet, Valencia, Spain
Artworks: Infinite Spirit, Times Capsule, Il Dente, Eye, Fruit, Wave, Bou, Palme, Bird I, Torso
Awards: Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts, AIA Gold Medal, MORE

8. Louis Kahn | Architects Modern

Louis Isadore Kahn was an American architect, based in Philadelphia. After working in various capacities for several firms in Philadelphia, he founded his own atelier in 1935.
Born: 20 February 1901, Pärnu, Estonia
Died: 17 March 1974, New York City, New York, United States
Projects: Center of Philadelphia, Urban and Traffic Study
Books: Louis Kahn: Essential Texts, MORE

9. Renzo Piano | Best Architecture in The World

Renzo Piano, OMRI, OMCA is an Italian architect and engineer. His notable buildings include the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, The Shard in London, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.
Born: 14 September 1937 (age 80), Pegli, Italy
Education: Polytechnic University of Milan (1964)
Books: Logbook, Renzo Piano museums, MORE
Awards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, Royal Gold Medal, MORE

10. Philip Johnson 

Philip Cortelyou Johnson was an American architect. He is best known for his works of Modern architecture, including the Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, and his works of postmodern architecture
Born: 8 July 1906, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 25 January 2005, New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
Books: Architecture 1949-1965, Deconstructivist architecture, MORE
Awards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, AIA Gold Medal, Twenty-five Year Award
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