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1907 – Architect and designer, born in St Louis, Missouri, USA on June 17th. 1929 – Married his first wife, Catherine Woermann. 1937-1940 – He studied and practised architecture and taught at Cranbrook Academy of Art. 1941 – He collaborated on modern furniture design with the Saarinens and student Ray Kaiser, whom he married.     ..

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1863 – Born on the 16th of December in Hamton Falls, New Hampshire into a Unitarian clerical family, and in his youth called himself an agnostic. 1881 – At the age of 18, he moved to Boston and spent five years in the architectural office of Rotch & Tilen. 1886 – He left for Rome. ..

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1887 – Born on the 6th of October, in La Chaux-de-Fonds.   1907-0911 – He left home as a young man and developed many of his ideas during his travels through Europe.   – He traveled in the Balkans, Greece, Asia Minor, and Italy.   1916 – His system of geometric proportion, first used in ..

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1910 – Born on May 23rd. British architect, interior designer, artist, and influential writer and broadcaster on 20th century design. 1948 – Hugh Casson was appointed to his role as director of the Festival at the age of 38 and set out to celebrate peace and modernity through the appointment of other young architects. 1951 ..

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1904 – He was born Alejo Carpentier Valmont on the 26th day of December this year in Havana, Cuba. 1912 – The family traveled to Russia to collect an inheritance. While in Europe, they traveled widely through Belgium, Austria, and Russia before settling in Paris. There, Carpentier studied at the Lycee Jeanson de Sally, where ..

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1858 – John Mervin Carrere was born to a prosperous family in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1882 – He graduated, he obtained a job with the New York firm of Mckim, Mead, and White. 1886 – Carrere and Hastings left McKim, Mead and White to form their own partnership.          – Carrere and Hastings ..

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         – Callicrates, 5th cent. B.C., Greek architect. 447 BC – 432 BC – In association with Ictinus he built the Parthenon at Athens. 427 BC – At Athens also he designed the Temple of Nike.          – He and Iktinos were architects of the Parthe..

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1899 – He was born on the 13th of April. 1920 – Butts decided to create a game that utilized both chance and skill by combining elements of anagrams and crossword puzzles. 1948 – The game was trademarked and James Brunot and his wife converted an abandoned schoolhouse in Dodgington, Connecticut, into a Scrabble factory. ..

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1846 – Burnham was born in Henderson, New York and raised in Chicago, Illinois on the 4th of September.          – Burnham and Root were the architects of one of the first American skyscrapers; the Masonic Temple Building in Chicago. 1906 – Burnham and assistant Edward H. Bennett prepared The Plan of Chicago, which ..

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1909 – He was born in Buffalo, New York on the 9th of May.          – He attended Lafayette High School, an architecturally significant building, Bunshaft was a modernist whose early influences included Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier. 1952 – He designed Lever House in New York City. 1953 – His design ..

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