Category Search - architect

(23 found)

Aleijadinho
sculptor, architect

Real/Birth Name:
António Francisco Lisboa
Nickname(s):
O Aleijadinho
The Little Cripple
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
76 or 77
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Brazilian. Rococo style.

Alva Belmont
activist, architect, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Alva Erskine Smith
(or) Alva Ertskin Smith
Also Known As:
Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont
Alva Murray Smith
Alva Vanderbilt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Brief Facts:

A suffragist. Said "Pray to God. She will help you." Died at age 80 in Paris.

Bernini
painter, sculptor, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

17th century Italian Baroque. Painting Ecstasy of St. Theresa

Cigoli
painter, poet, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Italian painter (1559-1613.) Late Mannerism to Early Baroque. Friend of Galileo. Painting Martyrdom of St. Stephen

Todd Fisher
actor, producer, director, architect, religion

Real/Birth Name:
Todd Emmanuel Fisher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Carrie Fisher by 1 year.
son of
son of
half-brother of
Older than Joely Fisher by 9 years.

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Sound stage design. Pastor. Hotel, casino, and museum management.

Buckminster Fuller
architect, inventor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Buckminster Fuller
Nickname(s):
Bucky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 11 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented geodesic dome.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Gehry
architect

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Owen Goldberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Brief Facts:

Architect for Disney Hall in Los Angeles, Experience Music Project in Seattle, and the titanium-covered Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. Dual citizenship in Canada and the United States.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kaki Hunter
actor, writer, architect, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Susan Hunter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Porky's, Porky's II: The Next Day, Porky's Revenge, Roadie. Teaches white water rafting.

Hale Irwin
golf, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Hale S. Irwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won three U.S. Opens.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6176 Delmar Boulevard

Bobby Jones
golf, lawyer, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Tyre Jones Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly successful amateur golfer and lawyer. Helped design the Augusta golf course and found the club, and co-founder of the Masters tournament there.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mary Richardson Kennedy
architect, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathleen Richardson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Robert F. Kennedy Jr. by 5 years.

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Brief Facts:

Suicide by hanging.

Tom Kite
golf, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Oliver Kite Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

19 PGA Tour victories.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Maya Lin
architect, sculptor

Real/Birth Name:
Maya Ying Lin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
60, 8 days before her 61st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designed the Viet Nam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington DC, winning the competition at age 21.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Nicklaus
golf, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Jack William Nicklaus
Nickname(s):
The Golden Bear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

18 major championship wins in golf. Golf course designer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Larry Packard
golf, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Lawrence Packard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designed or worked on over 600 golf courses.

I.M. Pei
architect

Real/Birth Name:
Ieoh Ming Pei
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chinese-American architect. Designer of the John F. Kennedy Library and many other famous buildings.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
royalty, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Alexander Walter George
Also Known As:
Prince Richard of Gloucester
His Royal Highness Prince Richard of Gloucester
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
great grandson of
husband of
Older than Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester by 1 year.
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
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third cousin once removed of
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nephew of
first cousin twice removed of
son of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
younger brother of
Younger than Prince William of Gloucester by 2 years.
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
second cousin once removed of
son of
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great grandson of
grand nephew of
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second cousin twice removed of
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Youngest grandchild of King George V and Queen Mary (Mary of Teck.)

Norman Shaw
architect

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Norman Shaw
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

British. Piccadilly Hotel, London.

Oscar Stonorov
architect, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Gregory Stonorov
Also Known As:
Oskar Stonorov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Modernist architect. Emigrated to the US in 1929. Died in the same plane crrash witth Walter Reuther

Louis Sullivan
architect, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Henry Sullivan
Also Known As:
Louis Henri Sullivan
Nickname(s):
Father of the Skyscraper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered by many as the creator of the modern skyscraper, using a steel frame. Noted for the phrase "form ever follows function" embraced by modernists. Book The Autobiography of an Idea

Brad Takei
producer, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Brad Altman
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

TV series Takei's Take. Married September 14, 2008 to George Takei

Mies Van Der Rohe
architect

Real/Birth Name:
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
Also Known As:
Mies
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

German. Worked in Chicago. Seagram building.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vecchietta
painter, sculptor, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Lorenzo di Pietro
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Sienese 1420-1480. Painting (fresco) The Ladder of Paradise
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