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Daniel Libeskind

New York, USA
born 1946, Łódź

Daniel Libeskind, (born May 12, 1946 in Łódź, Poland) is an American architect, artist, and set designer of Polish-Jewish descent. He founded Studio Daniel Libeskind in 1989 with his wife, Nina, and is its principal design architect. His buildings include the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany, the..

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Rem Koolhaas

Rotterdam, Netherlands
born 1944, Rotterdam

Rem Koolhaas (born Remment Lucas Koolhaas, November 17th, 1944) is a Dutch architect, architectural theorist and urbanist. Koolhaas was born in Amsterdam. Before becoming an architect, he studied scriptwriting at the Netherlands Film and Television Academy. He then worked as a journalist for the..

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Coop Himmelb(l)au

Vienna, Austria
est. 1968, Vienna

Coop Himmelb(l)au is a cooperative architectural design firm primarily located in Vienna, Austria and which now also maintains offices in Los Angeles, United States and Guadalajara, Mexico. The firm's name Himmelblau translates from German into English as 'sky blue', Himmelbau translates to..

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Bernard Tschumi

New York, USA
born 1944, Lausanne

Bernard Tschumi (born January 25, 1944) in Lausanne, Switzerland) is an architect, writer, and educator, commonly associated with deconstructivism. Born of French and Swiss parentage, he works and lives in New York and Paris.

He studied in Paris and at ETH in Zurich, where he received his..

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Günther Behnisch

Stuttgart, Germany
born 1922, Dresden

Günter Behnisch was a German architect (June 12, 1922 – July 12, 2010). Behnisch was one of the most prominent architects representing deconstructivism.

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The "Ciudad del Vino" is a new structure which has been added as an expansion to one of the oldest wineries in the region of Rioja in Spain, the "Viños de los Herederos del Marqués de Riscal S.A." The building, designed by architect Frank Gehry has an exterior cladding of pink and gold titanium..

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Jewish Museum

Berlin, Germany
by Daniel Libeskind

The Jewish Museum Berlin opened to the public in 2001. It exhibits the social, political and cultural history of the Jews in Germany from the 4th century to the present. The museum explicitly presents and integrates, for the first time in postwar Germany, the repercussions of the Holocaust. The..

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DZ Bank

Berlin, Germany
by Frank Gehry

The DZ Bank building on Pariser Platz, designed by Frank Gehry, is one of Berlin's new office buildings on the reconstructed Pariser Platz in front of Berlin's landmark, the Brandenburger Tor.

The interior courtyard of the building shows Gehry's trademark: a massive, titanium, morphing form...

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The Dancing House

Prague, Czech Republic
by Frank Gehry

The Dancing House (Czech: Tančící dům) or Fred and Ginger is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building in Prague, Czech Republic, at Rašínovo nábřeží (Rašín's riverbank). It was designed by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in co-operation with the renowned..

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Built by father and son, Günther and Stefan Behnisch, the Norddeutsche Landesbank building was completed in 2002, on Hannover's Friedrichswall, a street connecting the city centre with residential neighbourhoods to the south. The building measures a total of 40,000 square metres and provides..

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The school located on a central location in downtown Los Angeles was part of state sponsored plan to build 155 new schools in the district. The School for the Visual and Performing Arts is a comprehensive High School and in addition will offer courses in the Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Music..

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Frédéric Borel

Paris, France
born 1959, Roanne

Frédéric Borel is a French architect, born in 1959 in Roanne, France. He graduated from the École spéciale d'architecture in Paris in 1982, and then began to work with Christian de Portzamparc. He created his own agency in Paris in 1984.

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Lebbeus Woods

New York, USA
born 1940, Lansing, Michigan

Lebbeus Woods (May 31, 1940 – October 30, 2012), born in 1940, in Lansing, Michigan, was known for his dystopian depictions of architecture and his experimental methods. Recognized beyond architecture, Lebbeus Woods , has been hailed by leading designers, filmmakers, writers, and artists alike as..

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