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1937 – He was born on the 14th day of September this year in Genoa.   1965 – From this year, he worked with Louis Kahn and with Makowsky until 1970.   1971 – He worked together with Richard Rogers from this year until 1977; their most famous joint project is the Centre Georges Pompidou ..

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1613 – Born on September 25th in Paris, France. French physician and amateur architect who, together with Louis Le Vau, Charles Le Brun, and François d’Orbay, designed the eastern facade of the Louvre. 1666 – He was elected a member of the newly founded Academy of Sciences. 1673 – He produced a renowned French annotated ..

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1917 – Born on April 26th in Canton, China. Designed Louvre’s glass pyramid. 1935 – He come to the United States to study architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B. Arch.) and the Harvard Graduate School of Design (M. Arch.). 1942 – Married to Eileen Loo. 1945-1948 – He was a assistant professor in ..

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1508 – Born on November 30th in Padua, Republic of Venice (Italy).  Italian architect, regarded as the greatest architect of 16th-century northern Italy. 1540 – Palladio designed his first villa, at Lonedo for Girolamo de’ Godi, and his first palace, in Vicenza for Giovanni Civena. The Villa Godi has a plan clearly derived from the ..

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1822 – Born in Hartford, Connecticut on the 26th of April. 1850 – He traveled to England to visit public gardens, where he was greatly impressed by Joseph Paxton’s Birkenhead Park. 1852 – Published Walks and Talks of an American Farmer in England. 1863 – He went west to become the manager of the Mariposa ..

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1904 – Born in Los Angeles on November 17th, to an Irish-American teacher and a Japanese poet. Isamu Noguchi was a sculptor, designer, architect, and craftsman. He believed that through sculpture and architecture, one could better understand the struggle with nature. 1917 – He was raised in Japan but was sent to Unites States to ..

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1918 – Born on the 30th of September in New York City. 1926 – He took third place in the model yacht regatta at Conservatory Lake in Central Park. 1941 – He graduated from Army Officer Candidate School. 1944 – Nixon was promoted to intelligence officer at the battalion level, and showed enough skill at ..

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1687 – Born on the 27th of January in Cheb, Bohemia. 1711 – He moved to Wurzburg and found a patron in the Schonborn family. 1717 – He was responsible for all building projects of the Schonborn prince-bishop of Würzburg. 1753 – He died on the 19th of August in Wurzburg&#44..

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1892 – Born on the 8th of April in Vienna, Austria. 1923 – He moved to the United States and became a Naturalized Citizen. 1929 – He worked briefly for Frank Llyod Wright.        – He was famous for the great attention he gave to defining the real needs of his clients. 1970 – He ..

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