Philip Johnson (1906-2005)

Philip Cortelyou Johnson was an influential American architect. He is especially known for his postmodern work since the 1980s. Facts Born: July 8, 1906, Cleveland, Ohio, United States Died: January 25, 2005, New Canaan, Connecticut, United States Books: Johnson/Burgee, Deconstructivist architecture, Writings, more Awards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, AIA Gold Medal, Twenty-five Year Award Education: Hackley…

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Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando is a Japanese self-taught architect whose approach to architecture and landscape was categorized by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co as “critical regionalism”. Facts Born: September 13, 1941, Minato-ku, Osaka, Tokyo, Japan Practice : Tadao Ando Architects & Associates Nationality: Japanese Awards Pritzker Architecture Prize Royal Gold Medal AIA Gold Medal Alvar Aalto Medal…

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