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1763 – Charles Bulfinch was born on August 8th in Boston, Massachusetts. Architect of the United States capitol. 1781 – He was educated at the Boston Latin school and at Harvard, where he graduated. 1787 – Settled in Boston, where he was the first to practice as a professional architect. 1788 – Married to Hannah ..

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1377 – Born on Florence Italy. Italian architect, the reviver in Italy of the Roman or Classic style. 1398 – Filippo passed his examination and became a guild master goldsmith. 1401 – He designed some portions of houses in Florence, and he was one of the competitors for the design of the gates of the ..

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1857 – He was born in New York City.          – Brunner was educated in New York and in Manchester, England, later he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he studied under George B. Post. 1892 – He was a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a member of several other ..

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1715 – Born in Kirkharle, Northumberland, England. English landscape architect and master of garden design, whose works were characterized by their natural, unplanned appearance. 1742 – Beginning work as a gardener’s boy in Northumberland, Brown obtained a post at Stowe, Buckinghamshire, one of the most talked of gardens of the day. 1751 – Lancelot Brown’s ..

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  1902 – He was an influential modernist who born on the 21st day of May this year in Hungary.   1920 – He studied and taught at the Bauhaus, stressing the combination of art and technology, and eventually became the head of the carpentry shop there.   1925 – He may be best known ..

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1444 – Born in Monte Asdrualdo. 1474 – Bramante moved to Milan, a city with a deep Gothic architectural tradition, and built several churches in the new Antique style. 1476 – The Duke, Ludovico Sforza, made him virtually his court architect. 1492 – Milan, Bramante also built Santa Maria delle Grazie. 1499 – His Sforza ..

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1808 – James Bogardus was born on the 14th of March in Catskill, New York.   1814 – At the age of fourteen to start an apprenticeship at a watchmaker.   1828 – Invented the "ring flier" for cotton-spinning.   1829 – He devised an eccentric mill, in which the grinding-stones or plates run in ..

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1856 – Born on the 21st of July in Waterloo, New York. She was the first professional woman architect in the United States. 1876 – She  took a position as a draftsman in the Buffalo, New York, architectural firm of Richard A. Waite. 1881 – In October, she opened her own architectural office in partnership ..

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Baroque architect, painter, and sculptor 1598 – Born on the 7th of December in Naples, Italy. 1605 – At the age of seven he accompanied his father to Rome. His early works for the cardinal were decorative pieces for the garden such as The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Zeus and a Faun. 1620 – ..

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1899 – Born on the 18th of August in Ancona, Italy. Modernist architect identified first with regional architecture of the American Northwest, from which his influence spread throughout the world. 1944-1948 – He designed numerous residential and office buildings, including the Equitable Building in Portland, Oregon, the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in ..

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