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Jean Prouvé

Nancy, France
born 1901, Nancy

Jean Prouvé (April 8th, 1901 - March 23rd, 1984) was a French engineer and designer. His main achievement was transferring the manufacturing technology from industry to the architecture, without losing the aesthetic qualities. Jean Prouvé was born in Nancy. He grew up surrounded by the ideals and..

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
born 1867, Richland Center, Wisconsin

Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 projects, which resulted in more than 500 completed works. Wright promoted organic architecture (example: Fallingwater), was a leader of the Prairie..

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City in the Making

Rotterdam, Netherlands
est. 2013, Rotterdam

City in the Making (Stad in de Maak) is an association set up to take on the redevelopment of vacant properties in Rotterdam - most of them “toxic" remainders of the 2008/2009 financial crisis. Since 2014, it has opened eight previously boarded-up or vacant buildings, all of them in Rotterdam..

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Gae Aulenti

Milano, Italy
born 1927, Udine

Gaetana Aulenti was an Italian architect. In 1954 he graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan and began working as an architect and industrial designer. Aulenti conducted extensive cooperation in drafting the magazine Casabella under the direction of Ernesto Nathan..

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Alena Šrámková

Prague, Czech Republic
born 1929, Prague

Alena Šrámková (born June 1929 in Prague) is known as the first lady of czech architecture, or as a pioneer of czech minimalism.

She has received awards such as the Medal for Merit from the Czech president, and the State Award for her contribution in architecture. Their has always been..

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Denise Scott Brown

Philadelphia, USA
born 1931, Nkana

Denise Scott Brown, (born Lakofski; born October 3rd, 1931) is an architect, planner, writer, educator, and principal of the firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates in Philadelphia. Denise Scott Brown and her husband and partner, Robert Venturi, are regarded among the most influential architects..

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COBE Berlin

Berlin, Germany
born 2012, Berlin

COBE Berlin is a progressive and contemporary community of architects that focuses on architecture, urban design, public space to large-scale urban planning, and research.

In 2005 Vanessa Miriam Carlow and Dan Stubbergaard founded COBE in Copenhagen. The name COBE is derived from the two..

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Frei Otto

Warmbronn, Germany
born 1925, Chemnitz

Frei Paul Otto (31 May 1925 - 9 March 2015) was a German architect and structural engineer. Shortly before his death, he was awarded the Pritzker Prize of Architecture. Otto was born in Siegmar (since 1950 a part of Chemnitz). He studied architecture in Berlin before being drafted into the..

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