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Louis I Kahn

Philadephia, Pennsylvania,
born 1901, Kuressaare

Louis Isadore Kahn born as Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky (February 20, 1901 or 1902 – March 17, 1974) was a world-renowned architect of Estonian origin based in Philadelphia, United States.
[h]Training and influences[/h]
He trained in a rigorous Beaux-Arts tradition, with its emphasis on drawing, at..

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Maxwell Fry

London, United Kingdom
born 1899, Liscard

Edwin Maxwell (Max) Fry (August 2nd 1899 – September 3rd 1987) was an English Modernist architect, born in Liscard, near Wallasey in Cheshire. He trained at the Liverpool Institute and the University of Liverpool School of Architecture where he gained his Diploma in 1923. The next year he joined..

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Adolf Loos

Vienna, Austria
born 1870, Brno

Adolf Loos (10 December 1870 – 23 August 1933) was one of the most important and influential Austrian and Czechoslovakian architects of European Modern architecture.

In his essay "Ornament and Crime" he repudiated the florid style of the Vienna Secession, the Austrian version of Art Nouveau...

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Carlo Scarpa

Venice, Italy
born 1906, Venice

Carlo Scarpa (June 2nd, 1906 - November 28th, 1978) was an Italian architect and designer heavily influenced by the history of Venetian culture, materials and landscape. in 1926 obtained his diploma of Professor in Architectural Drawing at the Royal Academy of Fine Art in Venice. He then began..

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Shigeru Ban

Tokyo, Japan
born 1947, Tokyo

Shigeru Ban (坂茂, Ban Shigeru; born 1957 in Tokyo, Japan) is an accomplished Japanese and international architect, most famous for his innovative work with paper, particularly recycled cardboard paper tubes used to quickly and efficiently house disaster victims. Shigeru Ban was the winner in 2005..

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Gottfried Böhm

Cologne, Germany
born 1920, Offenbach

Gottfried Böhm (born January 23rd, 1920)is a contemporary German architect and the only German Pritzker Prize laureate. He was born into a family of architects in Offenbach, Germany. His father, Dominikus Böhm, is renowned for having built several churches throughout Germany.

His academic..

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Tadao Ando

Osaka, Japan
born 1941, Minato-ku

Tadao Ando (born September 13, 1941, in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese architect and winner of the Pritzker Prize. He works primarily in exposed cast-in-place concrete and is renowned for an exemplary craftsmanship which invokes a Japanese sense of materiality and a spatial narrative through the..

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Team 10

Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France
est. 1953, Bagnols-sur-Cèze

Team 10, referred to as Team X or Team Ten, was a group of architects and other invited participants who assembled starting in July 1953 at the 9th Congress of C.I.A.M. and created a schism within CIAM by challenging its doctrinaire approach to urbanism. They disclosed with the Manifesto Doorn,..

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