Architect Authors

Alvar Aalto
Finnish Architect
Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto was a Finnish architect and designer. His work includes architecture, furniture, textiles and glassware. Wikipedia
Leon Battista Alberti
Italian Architect
Leon Battista Alberti was an Italian author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher, cryptographer and general Renaissance humanist polymath. Wikipedia
Christopher Alexander
American Architect
Christopher Wolfgang Alexander is an architect noted for his theories about design, and for more than 200 building projects in California, Japan, Mexico and around the world. Wikipedia
Tadao Ando
Japanese Architect
Tadao Ando is a Japanese autodidact architect whose approach to architecture was categorized by Francesco Dal Co as critical regionalism. Wikipedia
Michael Arad
Israeli Architect
Michael Arad is an Israeli-American architect who is best known for being the designer of the World Trade Center Memorial. He won the competition to design the memorial in 2004. Wikipedia
Herbert Baker
South African Architect
Sir Herbert Baker was a British architect. Wikipedia
Luis Barragan
Mexican Architect
Luis Ramiro Barragán Morfín was a Mexican architect. He studied as an engineer in his home town, while undertaking the entirety of additional coursework to obtain the title of architect. Wikipedia
Max Bill
Swiss Architect
Max Bill was a Swiss architect, artist, painter, typeface designer, industrial designer and graphic designer. Wikipedia
Francesco Borromini
Swiss Architect
Francesco Borromini, byname of Francesco Castelli , was an architect from Ticino who, with his contemporaries Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Pietro da Cortona, was a leading figure in the emergence of Roman Baroque architecture. Wikipedia
Daniel Burnham
American Architect
Daniel Hudson Burnham, FAIA was an American architect and urban designer. He was the Director of Works for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Wikipedia
Le Corbusier
Swiss Architect
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier , was an architect, designer, urbanist, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930. Wikipedia
Alexander Jackson Davis
American Architect
Alexander Jackson Davis, or A. J. Davis , was one of the most successful and influential American architects of his generation, in particular his association with the Gothic Revival style. Wikipedia
Arthur Erickson
Canadian Architect
Arthur Charles Erickson, CC was a Canadian architect and urban planner. He studied Asian languages at the University of British Columbia, and later earned a degree in architecture from McGill University. Wikipedia
Ralph Erskine
English Architect
John Foster
British Architect
Norman Foster
British Architect
Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, OM Kt. is a British architect whose company maintains an international design practice, Foster + Partners. Wikipedia
Stephen Gardiner
British Architect
Stephen Gardiner was an English Roman Catholic bishop and politician during the English Reformation period who served as Lord Chancellor during the reign of Queen Mary I of England. Wikipedia
Antonio Gaudi
Spanish Architect
Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was a Spanish Catalan architect and figurehead of Catalan Modernism. Wikipedia
Frank Gehry
American Architect
Frank Owen Gehry, CC is a Canadian-American Pritzker Prize-winning architect based in Los Angeles. Wikipedia
Cass Gilbert
American Architect
Cass Gilbert was a prominent American architect. Wikipedia
Michael Graves
American Architect
Michael Graves is an American architect. Identified as one of The New York Five, Graves was known first for his contemporary building designs and some prominent public commissions. Wikipedia
Walter Gropius
German Architect
Walter Adolph Georg Gropius was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, who, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. Wikipedia
Lawrence Halprin
American Architect
Lawrence Halprin was an influential American landscape architect, designer and teacher. Wikipedia
Friedensreich Hundertwasser
Austrian Architect
Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser was an Austrian artist . Born Friedrich Stowasser in Vienna, he became one of the best-known contemporary Austrian artists, although controversial, by the end of the 20th century. Wikipedia
Richard Morris Hunt
American Architect
Richard Morris Hunt was an American architect of the nineteenth century and a preeminent figure in the history of American architecture. Wikipedia
Arne Jacobsen
Danish Architect
Arne Emil Jacobsen was a Danish architect and designer. He is remembered for his contribution to architectural Functionalism as well as for the worldwide success he enjoyed with simple but effective chair designs. Wikipedia
Helmut Jahn
German Architect
Helmut Jahn is a German-American architect, well known for designs such as the US$800 million Sony Center on the Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, the Messeturm in Frankfurt and the One Liberty Place, formerly the tallest building in Philadelphia,... Wikipedia
Philip Johnson
American Architect
Philip Cortelyou Johnson was an influential American architect. Wikipedia
Norton Juster
American Architect
Norton Juster is an American architect and author. He is best known as an author of children's books, including The Phantom Tollbooth and The Dot and the Line. Wikipedia
Louis Kahn
American Architect
Louis Isadore Kahn was an American architect, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. After working in various capacities for several firms in Philadelphia, he founded his own atelier in 1935. Wikipedia
William Kent
English Architect
William Kent , born in Bridlington, Yorkshire, was an eminent English architect, landscape architect and furniture designer of the early 18th century. Wikipedia
Rem Koolhaas
Dutch Architect
Remment Lucas "Rem" Koolhaas is a Dutch architect, architectural theorist, urbanist and Professor in Practice of Architecture and Urban Design at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. Wikipedia
Daniel Libeskind
Polish Architect
Daniel Libeskind is an architect, artist, and set designer of Polish-Jewish descent. Libeskind founded Studio Daniel Libeskind in 1989 with his wife, Nina, and is its principal design architect. Wikipedia
Maya Lin
American Architect
Maya Ying Lin is an American architectural designer and artist who is known for her work in sculpture and landscape art. She is best known as the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Wikipedia
Adolf Loos
Austrian Architect
Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos was an Austro-Hungarian architect. He was influential in European Modern architecture, and in his essay Ornament and Crime he abandoned the aesthetic principles of the Vienna Secession. Wikipedia
Edwin Lutyens
British Architect
Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, OM, KCIE, PRA, FRIBA was a British architect who is known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era. He designed many English country houses. Wikipedia
Thom Mayne
American Architect
Thom Mayne is a Los Angeles-based architect. Wikipedia
Addison Mizner
American Architect
Addison Cairns Mizner was an American resort architect whose Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival style interpretations left an indelible stamp on South Florida, where it continues to inspire architects and land developers. Wikipedia
Julia Morgan
American Architect
Julia Morgan was an American architect, the first woman to be admitted to the architecture program at l'École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and the first woman architect licensed in California. Wikipedia
Oscar Niemeyer
Brazilian Architect
Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho , known as Oscar Niemeyer , was a Brazilian architect who is considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture. Wikipedia
Jean Nouvel
French Architect
Jean Nouvel is a French architect. Nouvel studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was a founding member of Mars 1976 and Syndicat de l'Architecture. Wikipedia
Frederick Law Olmsted
American Architect
Frederick Law Olmsted was an American journalist, social critic, public administrator, and landscape designer. Wikipedia
Russell Page
British Architect
Montague Russell Page was a British gardener, garden designer and landscape architect. He worked in Britain, western Europe and the United States of America. Wikipedia
Renzo Piano
Italian Architect
Renzo Piano, Ufficiale OMRI is an Italian Pritzker Prize-winning architect. Architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff said of Piano's works that the "...serenity of his best buildings can almost make you believe that we live in a civilized world." Wikipedia
John Portman
American Architect
John Calvin Portman, Jr. is an American architect and real estate developer widely known for popularizing hotels and office buildings with multi-storied interior atria. Wikipedia
Richard Rogers
British Architect
Richard George Rogers, Baron Rogers of Riverside CH Kt FRIBA FCSD is an Italian-born British architect noted for his modernist and functionalist designs. Wikipedia
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
American Architect
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German-American architect. He is commonly referred to, and was addressed, as Mies, his surname. He served as the last director of the Bauhaus. Wikipedia
Giles Gilbert Scott
English Architect
Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, OM was an English architect known for his work on such structures as Liverpool Cathedral, Waterloo Bridge and Battersea Power Station and designing the iconic red telephone box. Wikipedia
Harry Seidler
Australian Architect
Harry Seidler, AC OBE was an Austrian-born Australian architect who is considered to be one of the leading exponents of Modernism's methodology in Australia and the first architect to fully express the principles of the Bauhaus in Australia. Wikipedia
Clarence Stein
American Architect
Clarence Samuel Stein was an American urban planner, architect, and writer, a major proponent of the Garden City movement in the United States. Wikipedia
Robert A. M. Stern
American Architect
Robert Arthur Morton Stern, usually credited as Robert A. M. Stern , is an American architect. He is currently the Dean of the Yale University School of Architecture. Wikipedia
Gustav Stickley
American Architect
Gustav Stickley was a designer, furniture maker, editor and the leading proselytizer for the American Craftsman style, an extension of the British Arts and Crafts Movement. Wikipedia
George Edmund Street
English Architect
George Edmund Street was an English architect, born at Woodford in Essex. Stylistically, Street was a leading practitioner of the Victorian Gothic revival . Wikipedia
Louis Sullivan
American Architect
Louis Henry Sullivan was an American architect, and has been called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism". Wikipedia
Kenzo Tange
Japanese Architect
Kenzo Tange was a Japanese architect, and winner of the 1987 Pritzker Prize for architecture. Wikipedia
Yoshio Taniguchi
Japanese Architect
Yoshio Taniguchi is a Japanese architect best known for his redesign of the Museum of Modern Art in New York which was reopened November 20, 2004. Wikipedia
John Vanbrugh
English Architect
Sir John Vanbrugh was an English architect and dramatist, perhaps best known as the designer of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard. Wikipedia
Robert Venturi
American Architect
Robert Charles Venturi, Jr. is an American architect, founding principal of the firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates, and one of the major architectural figures in the twentieth century. Wikipedia
Ralph Thomas Walker
American Architect
Ralph Thomas Walker, FAIA, was an American architect, president of the American Institute of Architects and partner of the firm McKenzie, Voorhees, Gmelin; and its successor firms Voorhees, Gmelin & Walker, Voorhees, Walker, Foley & Smith;... Wikipedia
Christopher Wren
English Architect
Sir Christopher Michael Wren FRS is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including his masterpiece, St. Wikipedia
Frank Lloyd Wright
American Architect
Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 532 works. Wikipedia
James Wyatt
English Architect
James Wyatt RA , was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style. Wikipedia
Minoru Yamasaki
American Architect
Minoru Yamasaki was an American architect, best known for his design of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, buildings 1 and 2. Yamasaki was one of the most prominent architects of the 20th century. Wikipedia