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Deconstructivist Architect Rem Koolhaas & Organic Architect Santiago CalatravaRem Koolhaas is a Dutch architect, urbanist and architectural theorist. He strongly advocates Deconstructivist architecture.
Famed British Architect Ken ShuttleworthKen Shuttleworth is renowned for The Millennium Bridge (London Millennium Footbridge), London; The Gherkin Tower (30 St. Mary Axe), London and City Hall, London.
Life of a French Swiss Modern Architect Le CorbusierLe Corbusier was a Swiss-French architect, painter, designer, and urbanist. He wrote several books. He was among the pioneers of modern architecture.
Life of Japanese architect Kenzō TangeKenzo Tange was a leading Japanese architect of the 20th century architecture.
Roman Architects Marcus Vitruvius Pollio & Andrea PalladioMarcus Vitruvius Pollio was a Roman architect and author in the first century BC, widely recognized for his piece of writing, ‘De architectura’ about the history of architecture and engineering.
Starchitects Frank Gehry, Louis Sullivan & Frank Lloyd WrightFrank Gehry is a Canadian American architect based in Los Angeles, America. He is widely known for his buildings designed on contemporary modern architecture including Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain.
Best Architects of the United States of America 1929 - TodayWilliam Mcdonough founded William McDonough + Partners - WM+P in 1981 in New York.
Top Architectural Firms in the United StatesBCJ Architects is an architectural firm based in America with their six offices across America. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects was established in 1965 by Richard Powell and Peter Bohlin in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
Hideo Sasaki and Some Other Wonderful Landscape ArchitectsCornelia Oberlander was a remarkable Canadian landscape architect from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
30 Most Famous Architects Around the WorldLuis Barragan House and Studio was built in 1948 in Mexico in Distrito Federal. It is a great example of modernist movement of architecture with contemporary elements complemented with vernacular architecture.
Five Brilliant Indian Architects You Would Love to Know AboutIndian architect Laurie Baker is known for his environment friendly architecture that employed simplicity yet striking design, natural lighting, ventilation and solar energy.
15 Most Influential & Creative British ArchitectsKen Shuttleworth is an influential English architect renowned for The Millennium Bridge (London Millennium Footbridge), London; The Gherkin Tower (30 St. Mary Axe), London and City Hall, London.
Top Ten Creative American Architects 1918 - 1927Paul Rudolph was an American architect and faculty member at the School of Architecture of Yale University. He was influenced by brutalist architecture.
15 Brilliant United States Architects You’d Love to Know 1894 - 1913Buckminster Fuller was an American architect widely recognized for his design of geodesic dome. He was the second president at Mensa International, the largest high IQ society worldwide.
15 Famous American Architects of 18th & 19th Century 1764-1892Life stories of American architects Benjamin Latrobe, Frank Gehry, William Le Baron Jenney, Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright
8 Notable German, Belgian & Danish ArchitectsBruno Taut was a German architect and an urban planner. Bruno Taut was widely recognized for his contributions to architectural design and writings.
14 Wonderful Widely Known French ArchitectsLe Corbusier was a Swiss French architect, painter, designer and urbanist. He was also an author of several books.
8 Best & Renowned Italian & Greek ArchitectsMarcus Vitruvius Pollio was a Roman architect and author in the first century BC. He was a military engineer as well as civil engineer during Roman era.
15 Most Remarkable & Influential European ArchitectsAlvar Aalto was a Finnish architect, artist, painter and writer. He designed architecture, sculptures, furniture, glassware and textiles.
Ten Most Remarkable Japanese ArchitectsKuma Kengo is an influential Japanese architect. He also serves as an educationist at Architecture Department of the University of Tokyo. His works are appreciated along with other contemporary Japanese architects such as Kazuyo Sejima and Shigeru Ban.
Life of an Outstanding Indian Architect Balkrishna DoshiBalkrishna Doshi is an outstanding Indian architect of 20th and 21st century era. He is among the most significant symbols of Indian architecture.
Influential Architecture by Swiss Architect Peter ZumthorPeter Zumthor, a Swiss architect, is well known for his remarkable architecture, intricate details and vigilant craftsmanship of the projects he designed. He received Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2009.
Life Journey of a British Iraqi Architect Zaha HadidZaha Hadid was an Iraqi architect and artist well recognized for her design style influenced by deconstructionism and organic architecture.
Steps of Construction of a House by Architects in Lahore, PakistanA well designed and well-constructed house makes a safe, healthy and holistic space for its inhabitants. Client should be aware of the basic construction process before building the house at site.
Life of a Remarkable Modern Architect Walter GropiusWalter Gropius was a German American architect and an educationist. He founded Bauhaus School and served at the institute as its director.
Tomb of Sufi Mystic Shah Rukn-e-AlamMausoleum of Shah Rukn-e-Alam is located in the city of Multan, Pakistan. Multan is an ancient city of the Punjab province, situated along Chenab River and is one of the largest cities of Pakistan.
Top 10 Reasons to Hire an ArchitectThere is no single shortcut way to construction as no two construction projects are precisely the same. Hiring an architect can help this process finish efficiently.
Types of Wood Used in Architecture and ConstructionWood has been in use since ancient times for producing fuel, making paper, manufacturing tools, weapons, furnishings, artworks and also as a building material to construct houses.
21 Types of Architectural ArchesArches have been a major part of architecture and construction since antiquity and have developed through historical eras.
Five Most Beautiful Mosques of Ottoman Empire by Architect SinanArchitect Sinan Agha was the chief architect and engineer to the Ottoman rulers Sultan Suleiman I, Sultan Selim II and Sultan Murad III.
What is Earthen Architecture | Mud Architecture?Using earthen materials for building is one of the oldest construction technologies in the world. It has been employed in construction since thousands of years by builders.
What is Renaissance Architecture?Renaissance architecture is a style of architecture characterized by the rebirth and revival of the Classical Roman and Greek sense of design.
Beautiful Buildings of Baroque ArchitectureThe word ‘baroque’ came from a Portuguese word ‘barocco’ or a Spanish word ‘barueco’ that means irregularly shaped pearl. Later, the name came to indicate an extravagant style of architecture influenced by rich and highly ornate elements.
Five Most Beautiful Mosques of the World by Islamic ArchitectAbdel Wahed El Wakil is one of the most influential architects in Islamic architecture. His deep knowledge of Islamic architecture has reawakened an awareness of the value of traditional Islamic heritage.
Splendid Buildings of a Spanish Architect Antoni Gaudi i CornetAntonio Gaudi, son of a coppersmith, was born in Reus, Spain in 1852. He studied at Escola Superior d’Arquitectura in Barcelona. Throughout his professional life, he developed a freely flowing curvy, sensuous and surreal design theme.
Elements of Japanese Architecture (Nihon Kenchiku)Japan has a long interesting history of architecture. Although Japanese architecture is heavily influenced by Chinese architecture, it exhibits a variety of differences that are uniquely Japanese.
Building Materials Used in ConstructionA building material is a substance which is used for the purpose of construction. There is a wide range of construction materials available
5 Amazing Museums in the Architectural WorldMuseum architecture has always been of great value and interest throughout history. Designing a museum is an exhilarating experience for the architects and other designers.
A Historical Trip to Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, PakistanWazir Khan Mosque lies within the Walled City of Lahore along the “Royal Road” or “Shahi Guzargah”, the historical route that once nobles of Mughal era travelled on.
What is Minimalist Architecture?Minimalism is defined as a style of art and architecture that uses very simple design elements, forms and materials. Minimalist architecture tells the story of simplicity.
Effect of Colors in ArchitectureColor is a key element of the nature as well as architecture. Color plays a prominent role in influencing the human experience of architecture.
Five Prominent Architectural Landmarks in Toronto, CanadaArchitecture in Toronto is a merge of different architectural themes from Victorian architecture to postmodern architecture.
Ten Different Types of Residential BuildingsDuring ancient times, humans built their domestic houses by using locally available building materials such as mud, wood, sun-dried bricks, thatch
What is Green Architecture | Sustainable ArchitectureGreen architecture is a design approach to architecture that diminishes the adverse impact of buildings on the environment and human health.
Remarkable Architecture of Badshahi Mosque, PakistanOn my trip to Pakistan this time, I planned a visit to one of the historic places in the walled city of Lahore, historic cultural centre of Punjab.