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Gordon Bunshaft

ARCHITECTURE:Gordon Bunshaft

Architect Gordon Bunshaft  (9/5/1909-6/8/1990) was responsible for some of the earliest and most famous “corporate modernist” buildings. He was hired as a …

Herzog & de Meuron

ARCHITECTURE:Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron represents something uniquely, distinctly Swiss. The works of the Basel-based practice express conceptual precision, formal clarity and immaculate …

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ARCHITECTURE:Aldo Rossi

Aldo Rossi (3/5/1931-4/9/1997) was an Italian architect and designer who accomplished the unusual feat of achieving international recognition in four distinct areas: …

Peter Zumthor

ARCHITECTURE:Peter Zumthor

Peter Zumthor (26/4/1943- ) is an architect admired by his colleagues around the world for work that is focused, uncompromising and exceptionally …

Museum of Islamic Art Doha

ARCHITECTURE: I.M.Pei

I.M. Pei (2/4/1917), is a Chinese-born American architect often called the master of modern architecture. In 1948, Pei was recruited by New …

James Stirling

ARCHITECTURE:James Stirling

James Stirling (22/4/1926-25/6/1992),  is considered as a leader of the great transition from the Modern Movement to the architecture of the New, …

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ARCHITECTURE:Jørn Utzon

The architect of Sydney Opera House, Jørn Utzon (9/4/1918-29/11/2008), was a relatively unknown 38 year old Dane until 29/1/57 when his entry, …

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ARCHITECTURE:Zaha Hadid

The Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, born in Bagdad (31/10/1950-31/3/2016) is a representative of the school of deconstruction. She read mathematics at the …

Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem & Ramon Vilalta

ARCHITECTURE:Pritzker Prize 2017

The Pritzker Prize is considered the Nobel of Architecture and is the highest honor and recognition for every Architect. 2017 marks the …

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ARCHITECTURE:Spaces Without Drama

The exhibition “Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth” at Graham Foundation examines the recent proliferation of …

Martin-Gropius-Bau

ARCHITECTURE:Martin-Gropius-Bau

The architects Martin Gropius and Heino Schmieden originally designed the building in the Renaissance style to house an arts and crafts museum. …

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ARCHITECTURE:Frank Gehry

  Frank Gehry (28/2/1929- ) is a Canadian architect, currently a United States resident based in Los Angeles. A number of his …