List of Famous Architects

NameDatesNationalityFamous Buildings
Adolf Loos1870 -1933Austrian Steiner House, Goldman & Salatsch Building (Looshaus)
Adrian Smith1944American Burj Khalifa, Jin Mao Tower, Pearl River Tower, Trump International Hotel & Tower
Albert Kahn1869 - 1942American Ford River Rouge Plant, The Palms Apartments, General Motors Building, Burton Tower
Albert Speer1905 - 1981GermanReich Chancellery, Schwerbelastungskörper
Alberto Campo Baeza1946Spanish Turégano House, De Blas House, Caja de Granada, Offices in Zamora
Aldo Rossi1931 - 1997ItalianMonte Amiata complex, Teatro Carlo Felice, Teatro La Fenice,Bonnefanten Museum
Alvar Aalto1898 - 1976FinnishPaimio Sanatorium, Säynätsalo Town Hall, Viipuri Library, Villa Mairea, Baker House, Finlandia Hall
Álvaro Siza Vieira1933Portuguese Faculty of Architecture, Porto
Andrea Palladio1508 - 1580ItalianVilla Barbaro, Villa Capra "La Rotonda", Basilica Palladiana, Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, Il Redentore
Antoni Gaudi1852 - 1926SpanishSagrada Família, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló
Arne Jacobsen1902 - 1971DanishBellevue Theatre, SAS Royal Hotel, Aarhus City Hall, St Catherine's College, Danmarks Nationalbank
Bernard Tschumi1944SwissParc de la Villette, Acropolis Museum, Alésia MuséoParc
Bjarke Ingels1974DanishMountain Dwellings
Bruno Taut 1880 - 1938GermanHufeisensiedlung, Worpsweder Käseglocke, Red Front
Buckminster Fuller1895 - 1983American Dymaxion house, Montreal Biosphère, Geodesic dome for Ford Motor Company
Carlo Scarpa1906 - 1978ItalianGallerie dell'Accademia, Padiglione del libro d'arte, Veritti House, Banca Popolare di Verona
César Pelli1926Argentine AmericanPetronas Towers, Cira Centre, 30 Hudson Street
Charles and Ray Eames1907/1912 - 1978/1988American Eames House, Sweetzer House, Dinsmoor House, Max De Pree House
Charles Correa1930 - 2015IndianJawahar Kala Kendra, National Crafts Museum, Bharat Bhavan, Ismaili Centre (Toronto)
Charles Rennie Mackintosh1868 - 1928ScottishThe Mackintosh Building, The Lighthouse Glasgow, House for an Art Lover, 78 Derngate
Christopher Alexander1936Austrian Eishin Campus, the West Dean Visitors Centre, the Julian Street Inn, the Sala House
Christopher Wren1632 - 1723BritishRoyal Naval College, Greenwich, south front of Hampton Court Palace, Wren Building
Daniel Burnham1846 - 1912American Reliance Building, Flatiron Building, Ellicott Square Building
Daniel Libeskind1946Polish-American Jewish Museum Berlin, Imperial War Museum, Royal Ontario Museum, One World Trade Center
David Chipperfield1953BritishMuseum of Modern Literature, America's Cup Building, Neues Museum, Museo Jumex
Donato Bramante1444 - 1514ItalianSan Pietro in Montorio, Cortile del Belvedere, Santa Maria della Pace
Eero Saarinen1910 - 1961Finnish American Berskhire Music Center, Swedish Theatre, Des Moines Art Center, Gateway Arch
Fernando Romero1971Mexican Soumaya Museum, 2012 G-20 Convention Center, Plaza Mariana
Filippo Brunelleschi1377 - 1446ItalianDome of Santa Maria del Fiore
Frank Gehry1929Canadian, AmericanGuggenheim Museum Bilbao, Walt Disney Concert Hall, 8 Spruce Street, Weisman Art Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959American Fallingwater, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Johnson Wax Headquarters, Taliesin, Robie House
Frederick Law Olmsted1822 - 1903American Prospect Park and Central Park, New York
Frei Otto1925 - 2015GermanWest Germany Pavilion at Expo 67 Montreal, Multihalle, Mannheim, Aviary at Munich Zoo, Tuwaiq Palace
Gae Aulenti1927 - 2012ItalianMusée d’Orsay, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Asian Art Museum
Gerrit Rietveld1888 - 1964DutchSchröder House, Metz & Co., Muziekschool
Gian Lorenzo Bernini1598 - 1680ItalianSt. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro
Giò Ponti1891 - 1979ItalianPirelli Tower, Milan
Giotto di Bondone1266 - 1337ItalianThe Scrovegni Chapel, Giotto's Campanile
Glenn Murcutt1936British, AustralianMarie Short House, Fredericks House, Ball-Eastaway House, Magney House, Marika-Alderton House
Hafeez Contractor1950Indian23 Marina-Dubai, Imperial Towers-Mumbai, Infosys GEC & SDB 4- Mysore, ICICI Headquaters-Hyderabad
Hector Guimard1867 - 1952FrenchCastel Béranger, Maison Coilliot, Villa La Bluette, Hôtel Guimard
Henning Larsen1925 - 2013DanishMinistry of Foreign Affairs-Riyadh, Copenhagen Opera House
I. M. Pei1917Chinese, AmericanJohn F. Kennedy Library, National Gallery of Art East Building, Louvre Pyramid, Museum of Islamic Art-Doha
Imhotep2650 - 2600EgyptianPyramid of Djoser
Inigo Jones1573 - 1652EnglishBanqueting House, Queen's House, Wilton House, Covent Garden
Jean Nouvel1945FrenchArab World Institute, Culture and Congress Centre, Guthrie Theater, Torre Agbar, Musée du quai Branly
John Pawson1949BritishCannelle Cake Shop, New Wardour Castle apartments, Nový Dvůr Monastery, Medina House
Jørn Utzon1918 - 2008DanishSydney Opera House, Bagsværd Church, National Assembly-Kuwait
Karl Friedrich Schinkel1781 - 1841PrussianPotsdam Newski church, Schloss Stolzenfels, Nikolaikirche, Konzerthaus
Kazuyo Sejima1956Japanese Rolex Learning Center, New Museum-New York
Kengo Kuma1954Japanese Sanlitun Soho, V&A, Nezu Museum, The Opposite House
Kenzō Tange1913 - 2005Japanese Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Plan for Skopje, Tokyo Olympic arenas, St Mary's Cathedral
Le Corbusier1887 - 1965Swiss-FrenchVilla Savoye, Villa La Roche, Unité d'habitation, Notre Dame du Haut
Lebbeus Woods1940 - 2012American
Leon Battista Alberti1404 - 1472ItalianTempio Malatestian, Façade of Palazzo Rucellai, Santa Maria Novella
Leonardo da Vinci1452 - 1519Italian
Louis Kahn1901 - 1974AmericanJatiyo Sangshad Bhaban, Yale University Art Gallery, Salk Institute, IIM-Ahmedabad, Kimbell Art Museum
Louis Sullivan1856 - 1924AmericanGuaranty Building, Union Trust Building, Wainwright Building, Getty Tomb, Krause Music Store
Lúcio Costa1902 - 1988BrazilianGustavo Capanema Palace
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe1886 - 1969German-AmericanBarcelona Pavilion, Tugendhat House, Crown Hall, Farnsworth House, New National Gallery
Luis Barragan1902 - 1988MexicanTorres de Satélite
Marcel Breuer1902 - 1981HungarianThe Robinson House, UNESCO headquarters, Whitney Museum of American Art, IBM La Gaude
Mario Botta1943Swiss National Bank of Greece, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Maya Lin1959AmericanVietnam Veterans Memorial, Civil Rights Memorial
Michael Graves1934 - 2015AmericanPortland Building, Denver Public Library, Walt Disney World Swanand Dolphin Resorts
Michelangelo1475 - 1564ItalianChapel of Leo X, New Sacristy, Laurentian Library, Palazzo Farnese
Moshe Safdie1938 Israeli, Canadian, AmericanHabitat 67, Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum, Asian University for Women
Neri Oxman1976Israeli
Norman Foster1935British30 St Mary Axe, London Willis Faber and Dumas Headquarters, Ipswich Wembley Stadium
Oscar Niemeyer1907 - 2012BrazilianPalácio da Alvorada, Cathedral of Brasília, National Congress of Brazil, United Nations headquarters
Otto Wagner1841 - 1918Austro-HungarianFloodgate, Nußdorf, Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station, Majolica House, Kirche am Steinhof, Rumbach Synagogue
Paulo Mendes da Rocha1928BrazilianSerra Dourada Stadium, Gymnasium in the Paulistano Athletics Club, Pinacoteca do Estado
Peter Behrens1868 - 1940German AEG Turbine Factory
Peter Eisenman1932 AmericanHouse VI, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, City of Culture of Galicia
Peter Zumthor1943 SwissTherme Vals, Kunsthaus Bregenz
Philip Johnson1906 - 2005AmericanIDS Tower, PPG Place, Crystal Cathedral
Rafael Moneo1937SpanishNational Museum of Roman Art, Murcia Town Hall, Kursaal Palace, Valladolid Science Museum
Rem Koolhaas1944DutchCasa da Música in Porto, Seattle Central Library, Netherlands Embassy Berlin
Renzo Piano1937 ItalianIRCAM & the Centre Georges Pompidou, Menil Collection, International Terminal, NEMO science museum
Ricardo Bofill1939SpanishTerminal 1 at Barcelona Airport, Sunshine Upper East-Beijing, Paribas Marché Saint Honoré-Paris
Richard Meier1934American Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, City Hall and Central Library-The Hague, Getty Center-Los Angeles
Richard Neutra1892 - 1970AmericanVon Sternberg House, Jardinette Apartments, Lovell House, Cyclorama Building
Richard Rogers1933Italian-British Centre Georges Pompidou, Lloyd's building, Millennium Dome, European Court of Human Rights
Robert Venturi1925 AmericanVanna Venturi House, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Franklin Court, Seattle Art Museum
Ron Arad1951Israeli Belgo restaurants-London, Design Museum Holon-Israel
Santiago Calatrava1951 SpanishAthens Olympic Sports Complex, Auditorio de Tenerife, Alamillo bridge, Chords Bridge
Shigeru Ban1957 Japanese Centre Pompidou-Metz, Cardboard Cathedral, Aspen Art Museum
Sou Fujimoto1971 Japanese Final Wooden House, N House, House before House, Serpentine Gallery Pavilion
Steven Holl1947 AmericanKiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Linked Hybrid, Knut Hamsun Center
Tadao Ando1941 Japanese Row House, Sumiyoshi, Church of the Light
Toyo Ito1941 Japanese Sendai Mediatheque, Tod's Omotesandō Building, World Games Stadium, National Taichung Theater
Victor Horta1861 - 1947BelgianHôtel Tassel, House and Studio Victor Horta, Hôtel van Eetvelde, Hôtel Solvay
Vitruvius80 BC - 15 BCRoman 
Walter Gropius1883 - 1969GermanFagus Factory, Werkbund Exhibition-1914, Bauhaus, Gropius House, Max von Laue, University of Baghdad
Zaha Hadid1950Iraqi-British MAXXI, Bridge Pavilion, Maggie's Centre, Contemporary Arts Center

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