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Meyerson Symphony Center, National Gallery of Art, John F. Kennedy Library, Rock and Roll Hall of FameChinese-Born American, known as master of modern architecture, won the Pritzker Prize in 1983
Palazzo Chiericati, Teatro Olimpico, Villa Capra/Villa Rotunda, The Four Books of Architecture (not a building, obviously)Italian architect active in the Republic of Venice, influenced by Roman & Greek architecture (primarily Vitruvius)
Auditorium Building (Chicago), Babson House, Bradley House, Wainwright BuildingAmerican, mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright. Known as 'father of skyscrapers' and 'father of modernism'
MIT Ray and Maria Stata Center, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao), Walt Disney Concert Hall (LA)Canadian-American, won the Pritzker Prize in 1989
Villa Savoye, Villa La Roche, Unite d'Habitation, RonchampSwiss-French, pioneer of modern architecture
Piazza San Pietro, Apollo and Daphne, The Rape of Proserpina, Ecstasy of Saint TheresaItalian, worked in Rome. Leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture
Imperial Hotel (Tokyo), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (NY), Taliesin, Johnson Wax HeadquartersAmerican, believed in organic architecture. Leader of Prairie School Movement and developed concept of the Usonian home
Casa Milà, Palau Güell, Casa Vicens, Sagrada Família Spanish Catalan, best known practitioner of Catalan Modernism
Athens Olympic Sports Complex, Auditorio de Tenerife, Puente del Alamillo, Chords BridgeSpanish neofuturistic architect
Seagram Building (NYC), Neue Nationalgalerie, Farnsworth House, Crown HallGerman-American. Coined the phrases 'less is more' and 'God is in the details.' Called his style 'skin and bones' architecture.
Dome of the Florence Cathedral, Basilica of St. Lawrence, Hospital of the Innocents, Old SacristyA foremost architect of the Italian Renaissance, known for developing linear perspective
U.S Embassy (Athens), Fagus Factory, MetLife Building, Michael Reese HospitalGerman, founder of the Bauhaus School

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