11. Oscar Niemeyer | Greatest Architects
Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho —known as Oscar Niemeyer —was a Brazilian architect considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture.
Born: 15 December 1907, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDied: 5 December 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilProject: Museum of Modern Art in CaracasBooks: The curves of time, MOREAwards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, Royal Gold Medal, MORE
12. Antoni Gaudí
Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was an architect from Reus, Catalonia. He is the best-known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí’s works have a highly individualized and distinctive style.
Born: 25 June 1852, Reus, SpainDied: 10 June 1926, Old Hospital de la Santa Creu, Barcelona, SpainBuried: Sagrada Família, Barcelona, SpainBooks: Gaudi: The Complete Buildings, Gaudí, art and design, MORE
13. I. M. Pei | Greatest Architects
Ieoh Ming Pei, FAIA, RIBA, commonly known as I. M. Pei, is a Chinese American architect. In 1948, Pei was recruited by New York City real estate magnate William Zeckendorf.
Born: 26 April 1917 (age 100), Guangzhou, ChinaSpouse: Eileen Loo (m. 1942)Education: Harvard Graduate School of Design (1942–1946), MOREAwards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, AIA Gold Medal, MORE
14. Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen was a 20th-century Finnish American architect and industrial designer noted for his neo-futuristic style.
Born: 20 August 1910, Kirkkonummi, FinlandDied: 1 September 1961, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United StatesBooks: Eero Saarinen on His Work, MOREAwards: Twenty-five Year Award
15. Rem Koolhaas
Remment Lucas “Rem” Koolhaas is a Dutch architect, architectural theorist, urbanist, and Professor in the Practice of Architecture and Urban Design at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.
Born: 17 November 1944 (age 73), Rotterdam, NetherlandsSpouse: Madelon VriesendorpBooks: S,M,L,XL, Delirious New York, Junkspace / Running Room, MOREMovies: Rem, Body and Soul