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St. Peter's Basilica
Arco Bollani, Udine, an arch over the road leading up to the Udine Castle
Believed in designing structures which were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture.
In 1983, he won the Pritzker Prize, sometimes called the Nobel Prize of architecture.
His firm headed the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Gateway Arch) in St. Louis, Missouri, TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and main terminal of Du
Founder of the Bauhaus School
Founded the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City
Work falls within the style of Deconstructivism, which is often referred to as post-structuralist in nature for its ability to go beyond current modalities of structural definition
most famous for his studies of linear perspective and engineering the dome of the Florence Cathedral
Laurentian Library
Leader of the Prairie School movement of architecture and developed the concept of the Usonian home
Palazzo del Capitaniato, Vicenza
PanAm Building, John F. Kennedy Federal Office Building, Boston, Massachusetts,
The first foreign architect to work on the Louvre
Medici Chapel
Seagram building; Kreeger Museum; One Detroit Center; AEGON Center, Louisville, KY;
Was said to have no definitive style as he adapted his modernistic vision to each client
Fallingwater house
The Guggenheim Museum; Whitney Museum; Walt Disney Concert Hall; Dancing House in Prague;
Foundling Hospital, Dome of the Cathedral of Florence
All of his buildings are located in what was the Venetian Republic, but his teachings, summarized in the architectural treatise, The Four Books of Architecture, gained him wide rec
Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
Appeared in an espisode of 'The Simpsons' where he parodied himself by intimating that his ideas are derived by looking at a crumpled paper ball
Bank of China Tower, Meyerson Symphony Center, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Sony Tower (was the At&T Tower); The Crystal Cathedral

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