Famous Architects In History


Many architects around the world plan designs for the buildings. But some architects are highly efficient and well known for their works. Below are the names of some famous architects who are highly appreciated around the world.

Frank Gehry

Simple person Gehry has never lived by any regular practice. The honour winning architect has spent in many years to understand designing. He was born in Canada in 1929. Gehry went to the University of Southern California and later the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He started his profession in Los Angeles working for Victor Gruen Associates and Pereira and Luckman. He began his firm in California in 1962. Gehry was granted the Pritzker Prize in 1989.

His most noticeable structures from around the world are Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, Neuer Zollhof, Dusseldorf, Germany, Chiat/Day Complex, Venice, California, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, Olympic Fish Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain, Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic, EMP Museum, Seattle, Washington, Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain and some more. He is one of the famous architects in the world.

Zaha Hadid

Famous Architects In The World
Famous Architects In The World

Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid left a permanent imprint on the building site. Different countries highly appreciate her striking structures style and projects. Her item plans, including furniture, gems, lighting, and shoes, can be found in homes far and wide. Zaha is the most well known female architect of her time and one of the famous architects in the world.

She got various renowned honours throughout her career, including the 2004 Pritzker Architecture Prize, She got Stirling Prize in 2010 and 2011. In 2014 she got Design Museum Design of the Year Award for her Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. She got the RIBA Gold Medal in 2015.

The famous works of Zaha Hadid are Vitra Fire Station (1991–1993), Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (1997–2000). She worked on the project BMW Administration Building (2001–2005). And worked in National Museum of Arts of the 21st Century (MAXXI), Rome, Italy project in 1998–2010. There are many other projects done by Zaha which are highly appreciated around the world.

I.M. Pei

Famous Architects In The World
Famous Architects In The World

I.M. Pei was born on April 26, 1917, in Guangzhou; China. His full name is Ieoh Ming Pei. He is the Chinese- American architect noted for his huge carefully structured urban structures and complexes.

Pei went to the United States in 1935. Selecting at first at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Later he exchanging to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, as an understudy of architectural engineering.

He graduated in 1939 and came back to China due to World War II. He made different architectural contracts in Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles. Pei founded his very own architectural firm, I.M. Pei and Associates, in 1955.

Based on a 1960 structure rivalry, Pei was chosen to plan the multi-airline terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City. The famous architectural works of Pie are-

 East Building of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (1980).Other renowned projects of Pie are Nestlé Corporate Headquarters (1981), El Paso Tower (1981), the Beijing Fragrant Hill Hotel (1982) He is also one of the famous architects for his projects like dubious glass pyramid (1989), Miho Museum (1997) in Shiga, Japan.