The Doha Sharq Crossing
The Sharq Crossing (formerly Doha Bay Crossing) Masterplan has been developed by Santiago Calatrava at the request of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning (MMUP) and features a unique ...
UNESCO adds 17 Le Corbusier projects to World Heritage List
This movie shows the 17 Le Corbusier projects that UNESCO has added to its World Heritage List. Heritage body UNESCO has added 17 projects by 20th-century French architect Le Corbusier to its list of...
World Trade Center Transportation Hub by Santiago Calatrava
Santiago Calatrava ha presentato il suo progetto per il World Trade Center Transportation Hub: una nuova, struttura permanente per la...
Church of Light, Tadao Ando
A Voyage through one of the Tadao Ando's masterpiece, the "Church of Light"
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Where to see Frank Lloyd Wright’s rare, world-renowned Wasmuth portfolio
Fans of American architecture have a new way to see the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright’s Wasmuth lithograph design portfolio, a collection of commercial and residential lithograph prints of his mo...
A look at the new World Trade Center Transportation Hub
Santiago Calatrava's extraordinary WTC Hub which took twice the time and money (10 years and $4 billions) to build, is almost ready. Was it worth the cost and the waiting ? You be the judge...
Arata Endo: the architect who carried on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Legacy in Japan
Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright discovered Japan through the same method as many in his time: ukiyo-e prints. “I remember when I first met Japanese prints, I’ll never forget it,” Wright once said i...
12 Architects that Changed the World
From time to time, there is a great artist that changes the way we perceive masterpieces and other people and gives us new emotions. Still, humanity gives birth to visionaries in other domains as well...
Antoni Gaudi Paid a High Price for His Genius
- Death pursued Antoni always. Two of his brothers died before his birth, and then he continued to bury his other relatives all his life. At 60 years old, he was left alone. Moreover, after he was bor...
''Even A Brick Wants To Be Something'' - Louis Kahn
In 1904, at the age of three, Kahn suffered severe burns to his face and hands marking him for life. Who would have ever thought then that his preferred drawing material would have been charcoal with ...
Frank Gehry's unbelievable architecture and design
Frank Gehry, is a Canadian American Pritzker Prize-winning architect based in Los Angeles, California. His buildings, including his private residence, have become tourist attractions.
Andrea Palladio - David Chipperfield RA: Andrea Palladio through the eyes of contemporary architects
Part of the exhibition 'Andrea Palladio: Through the eyes of contemporary architects' at the Royal Academy of Arts, London (until 21 April 2009). Andrea Pall...
Santiago Calatrava - Architecture & Design, pt. 13 | Santiago Calatrava
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Andrea Palladio
Andrea Palladio (30 November 1508 – 19 August 1580) was an Italian architect active in the Republic of Venice. Palladio, influenced by Roman and Greek architecture, primarily by Vitruvius, is wid...
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Antoni Gaudí
Antoni Gaudí i Cornet ([ənˈtɔni ɣəwˈði]; 25 June 1852 – 10 June 1926) was a Spanish Catalan architect from Reus and the best known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí's works reflect an individua...
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Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which w...
Walter Gropius
Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, who, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, is wide...
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Le Corbusier
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, who was better known as Le Corbusier ([lə kɔʁbyzje]; October 6, 1887 – August 27, 1965), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one...
Oscar Niemeyer
Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (December 15, 1907 – December 5, 2012), known as Oscar Niemeyer ([ɔʃˈkaʁ ˈniemajeʁ]), was a Brazilian architect who is considered to be one of the key fi...
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) was a German-American architect. He is commonly referred to and was addressed as Mies, his surname. Along wi...
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Louis Kahn
Louis Isadore Kahn (born Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky) (March 5 [O.S. February 20] 1901 – March 17, 1974) was an American architect, based in Philadelphia. After working in various capacit...
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Philip Johnson
Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8, 1906 – January 25, 2005) was an influential American architect. He is especially known for his postmodern work since the 1980s.In 1930, he founded the Department of A...
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Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen ([ˈeːro ˈsɑːrinen]) (August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961) was a Finnish American architect and industrial designer of the 20th century famous for shaping his neofuturistic style accordin...
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I. M. Pei
Ieoh Ming Pei (born April 26, 1917), commonly known as I. M. Pei, is a Chinese-born American architect often called the master of modern architecture. In 1948 Mr. Pei was recruited by New York re...
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Frank Gehry
Frank Owen Gehry, CC (born Frank Owen Goldberg; (1929-02-28)28 February 1929) is a Canadian architect born in Canada, currently a United States resident based in Los Angeles.A number of his buildings,...
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Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano, ([ˈrɛntso ˈpjaːno]; born 14 September 1937) is an Italian Pritzker Prize-winning architect. Architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff said of Piano's works that the "...serenity of his best...
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Zaha Hadid
Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid, DBE (Arabic: زها حديد‎Zahā Ḥadīd; born 31 October 1950) is an Iraqi-British architect. She received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004—the first woman to do so...