The ABC of Architects.

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Despite seeing their creations almost everyday, there are very few architects who would be considered household names. This short film by Federico Gonzalez (and friends) is an alphabetical list of the most important architects with their best known building. The group did their best to provide variety, below is a list of the architects that were mentioned.

Alvar AAlto x Säynätsalo Town hall in Finland.
Luis Barragán x Satellite Towers in Mexico City.
Santiago Calatrava x Lyon – Satolas Airport Railway Station in Lyon France.
Luís Domènech i Montaner x Antoni Tàpies Foundation in Barcelona.
Eduardo Souto de Moura x Paula Rego’s House of Stories in Cascaism, Portugal
Norman Foster x London City Hall in England.
Frank Gehry x Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain.
Herzog & de Meuron x Beijing National Stadium in China.
Arata Isozaki x Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.
Philip Johnson x The Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Louis Kahn x National Parliament of Bangladesh in Dhaka City.
Le Corbusier x Villa Savoye in Poissy, Francia.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe x Barcelona Pavilion in Spain.
Oscar Niemeyer x National Congress of Brazil in Brasília.
Joseph Maria Olbrich x Secession Building, Vienna in Austria.
César Pelli x Petronas Twin Tower in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Giacomo Quarenghi x the Smolny Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Renzo Piano + Richard Rogers x Pompidou Centre in Paris, France.
Álvaro Siza x Ibere Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Kenzo Tange x Tokyo Olympic Stadium in Japan.
Jørn Utzon x Sydney Opera House in Australia.
William Van Alen x Chrysler Building in New York City.
Frank Lloyd Wright x Guggenheim New York in New York City.
Iannis Xenakis x Philips Pavilion at Expo ’58 in Brussels
Minoru Yamasaki x World Trade Center in New York City.
Zaha Hadid x The Pierres Vives Building in Montpellier, France.

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