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William Van Alen

New York, Germany
born 1883, Brooklyn, New York

William Van Alen was an American architect, best known for designing New York City's, art-deco Chrysler Building.

Van Alen attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and also studied for three years at the Atelier Masqueray, the first independent architectural atelier in the United States,..

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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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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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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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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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Pavel Janák

Czech Republic
born 1881, Prague

Pavel Janák (12 March 1881, Prague - 1 August 1956) was a Czech modernist architect, furniture designer, town planner, professor and theoretician.

Janák studied with Otto Wagner in Vienna between 1906 and 1908, and worked in Prague under Jan Kotěra. In 1911, with the publication of an article..

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Josef Pleskot

Prague, Czech Republic
born 1952, Písek

Josef Pleskot (born 3 December 1952 in Písek) is a Czech architect. He is known mainly as the designer of the pedestrian tunnel in the Deer Moat at the Prague Castle, and administrative building of the ČSOB in Prague. In 2009, he was voted the most significant Czech architect of the 1989-2009..

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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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