6. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe | Greatest Architects
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, GermanyDied: 17 August 1969, Chicago, Illinois, United StatesArtworks: Barcelona chair, Brno chair, Armchair (MR20), Tugendhat chair, Court House, “Barcelona,” Model MR 90 ChairOn view: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, HoustonAwards: 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, SpainArtworks: Infinite Spirit, Times Capsule, Il Dente, Eye, Fruit, Wave, Bou, Palme, Bird I, TorsoAwards: Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts, AIA Gold Medal, MORE
8. Louis Kahn
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, EstoniaDied: 17 March 1974, New York City, New York, United StatesProjects: Center of Philadelphia, Urban and Traffic StudyBooks: Louis Kahn: Essential Texts, MORE
9. Renzo Piano
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, ItalyEducation: Polytechnic University of Milan (1964)Books: Logbook, Renzo Piano museums, MOREAwards: 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 StatesDied: 25 January 2005, New Canaan, Connecticut, United StatesBooks: Architecture 1949-1965, Deconstructivist architecture, MOREAwards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, AIA Gold Medal, Twenty-five Year Award