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Walter Gropius

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
born 1883, Berlin

Walter Gropius (May 18th 1883 – July 5th 1969) is the inventor of the Bauhaus. Born in Berlin, Walter Gropius was the third child of Walter Adolph Gropius and Manon Auguste Pauline Scharnweber. Gropius married Alma Mahler (1879-1964), widow of Gustav Mahler. Walter and Alma's daughter, named..

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John Hejduk

New York, USA
born 1929, New York

John Hejduk was an American architect well known for his artwork, published writing and experience as an educator. Hejduk spent most of his life living and working in New York. Although not many of his designs were ever built, he has a body of published work that was preoccupied with obscure..

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Le Corbusier

Paris, France
born 1887, La Chaux de Fonds

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, who chose to be known as Le Corbusier (October 6th, 1887 – August 27th, 1965), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, urbanist, writer and also painter, who is famous for being one of the pioneers of what now is called Modern architecture or the International..

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Leandro Valencia Locsin


born 1928, Makati City

Leandro V. Locsin was a Filipino architect, artist, and interior designer, known for his use of concrete, floating volume and simplistic design in his various projects. He was proclaimed a National Artist of the Philippines for Architecture in 1990 by the late former President Corazon C. Aquino. Add to a collection

Kenzo Tange

Tokyo, Japan
born 1913, Imabari

Kenzo Tange (September 4, 1913 – March 22, 2005) was a Japanese architect, and winner of the 1987 Pritzker Prize for architecture. He was one of the significant architects of the 20th century, combining traditional Japanese styles with modernism, and designed major buildings on five continents. Add to a collection

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Chicago, Illinois, USA
born 1886, Aachen

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies (March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) was a German architect. He was commonly referred to and addressed by his surname, Mies. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, along with Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering..

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Jože Plečnik

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1872, Ljubljana

Jože Plečnik (January 23rd, 1872 - January 7th, 1957) was born in Ljubljana (then in Austria-Hungary), Slovenia. From 1894 to 1897 Plečnik studied with noted Viennese architect and educator Otto Wagner and worked in Wagner's architecture office until 1900.

[h]Vienna Years[/h]
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Herzog & de Meuron

Basel, Switzerland
est. 1978, Basel

Herzog & de Meuron Architekten is a Swiss architecture firm, founded and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland in 1978. The careers of founders and senior partners Jacques Herzog (born April 19th, 1950), and Pierre de Meuron (born May 8th, 1950), closely paralleled one another, with both attending..

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