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Richard Meier

New York, USA
born 1934, Newark, New Jersey

Richard Meier (born October 12, 1934) in Newark, New Jersey is an American architect known for his rationalist designs and the use of the colour white.
[h]The New York Five[/h]
Richard Meier earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University in 1957, worked for Skidmore, Owings..

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John Burgee

New York, USA
born 1933, Chicago

John Burgee, born in 1933, is an American architect renowned for his collaboration with Philip Johnson which resulted in the design and construction of a number of seminal highrise buildings of the Postmodern era.

John Burgee is a 1956 graduate of University of Notre Dame, USA, School of..

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Hans Scharoun

Berlin, Germany
born 1893, Bremen

Bernhard Hans Henry Scharoun (September 20th, 1893 – November 25th, 1972) was a German architect born in Bremen best known for designing the Berlin Philharmonic Hall. He was an important exponent of Organic architecture.

[h]Early Life[/h]
Scharoun was born in Bremen, German Empire. After..

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Peter Behrens

Berlin, Germany
born 1868, Hamburg

Peter Behrens (April 14th 1868 - February 27th 1940) was one of the leaders of architectural reform at the turn of the century and a major designer of factories and office buildings in brick, steel and glass. Behrens studied painting in his native Hamburg, as well as in Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe..

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I. M. Pei

New York, USA
born 1917, Guangzhou

Ieoh Ming Pei (26 April 1917 – 16 May 2019) was a Chinese American architect. Born in Guangzhou and raised in Hong Kong and Shanghai, Pei drew inspiration at an early age from the gardens at Suzhou. In 1935, he moved to the United States and enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania's..

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Eero Saarinen

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA
born 1910, Kirkkonummi

Eero Saarinen (August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961) was a Finnish American architect and furniture designer. He emmigrated with his parents to the United States from finland in 1923 at the age of thirteen. He grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where his father, the architect Eliel Saarinen,..

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Ralph Erskine

Stockholm, Sweden
born 1914, Monliaws

Ralph Erskine (February 24th 1914 – March 16th 2005) was a British architect and urban planner who lived most of his life in Sweden. Erskine spent his childhood in Mill Hill in the London Borough of Barnet (North London). During the 1930s, he studied architecture at the Regent Street Polytechnic,..

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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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