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Architect George Gilbert Scott

George Gilbert Scott

Sir George Gilbert Scott, a 19th Century Gothic architect, won the prestigious Royal Gold Medal in 1859

Architect Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Niemeyer was a pivotal figure in Modernism and the building of a new Brazil.

Architect Aston Webb

Aston Webb

Webb has been named as 'the most distinguished architect of his generation'. He won the prestigious Royal Gold Medal in 1905.

Architect Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier

A world famous Swiss architect, Le Corbusier won the prestigious Royal Gold Medal in 1953 and developed the 'free plan' concept.

ARCHITECTS - Other Results

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Nicholas Hawksmoor

His reputation is overshadowed by that of Wren and Vanbrugh, but Hawksmoor's architecture still has the power to inspire.

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Richard Seifert

Richard Seifert (1910-2001) probably did more than any other architect to transform the skylines of British cities.

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Giles Gilbert Scott

The architect behind Battersea Power Station and the red K2 GPO telephone box, two iconic British structures

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Wright is an American architect famous for using pre-cast concrete blocks.

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Andrea Palladio

Born in northern Italy in 1508, Palladio rose to become "one of the most influential architects of his time".

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Alfred Waterhouse

Alfred Waterhouse won the prestigious Royal Gold Medal award in 1878. He is architect to the Natural History Museum and University College Hospital, L…

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Charles Correa

Creator of modern architecture in post-Independence India, Correa won the Royal Gold Medal in 1984 and has worked for over four decades

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David Chipperfield

The internationally-acclaimed British architect Sir David Chipperfield CBE was the RIBA's 2011 Royal Gold Medallist.

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Álvaro Siza

A profoundly complete architect who defies categorisation. Recipient of the 2009 Royal Gold Medal.

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Denys Lasdun

Architect of the National Theatre, Lasdun was winner of the Royal Gold Medal in 1977

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Edwin Landseer Lutyens

Edwin Lutyens studied at the Royal College of London before working in both London, Liverpool and New Delhi. He is known for championing architecture …

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Herzog & de Meuron

Winners of the 2007 Royal Gold Medal and perhaps best known for their conversion of the giant Bankside Power Station in London to the new home of Tate…

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George Edmund Street

Famous for designing the Royal Courts of Justice in London, George Edmund Street won the Royal Gold Medal in 1874

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Joseph Rykwert

A world-leading authority on the history of art and architecture whose groundbreaking ideas and work have had a major impact on the thinking of archit…

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Terry Farrell

Terry Farrell, a great British architect who has made a significant impact on architecture in Britain and abroad, designed High Tech buildings in Lond…

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Herbert Baker

Producing buildings in South Africa, India and London, Baker has been described as 'the architect of the Empire'.

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Herman Hertzberger

The internationally acclaimed Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger was the recipient of the 2012 Royal Gold Medal.

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Renzo Piano

Piano, originally from Italy, is most famous for being the architect behind the Shard and the Pompidou Centre. He was winner of the Royal Gold Medal i…

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Rem Koolhaas

Through his research and experimentation as well as his built projects and literature, Rem Koolhaas consciously works to deepen and expand the intrins…

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I.M. Pei

A Chinese American architect whose career has been an extraordinary gift to architecture.

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Nicholas Grimshaw

Grimshaw is best known for buildings such as the Eden Project, and likes to design buildings that express the design and technology of their day.

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Berthold Lubetkin

Berthold Lubetkin was an architect in the mid 20th century with a passion for social reform, influencing London's social housing in the 50s and 60s

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Inigo Jones

Inigo Jones is often called the first English architect, who's great influence was Palladio. Travel was key to his rise.

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Charles Robert Cockerell

Cockerell was the first ever winner of this prestigious Royal Gold Medal award in 1848. His best known buildings include the Bank of England.

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Toyo Ito

An inspiration for generations of architects worldwide since his work started to receive international acclaim in the 1970s.

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Best known for Seagram Building in New York and the New National Gallery in Berlin, Mies was awarded the Royal Gold Medal in 1981

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Michael and Patricia Hopkins

The Hopkins' are two famous architects to have made a significant impact on architecture in the 1970's. they are described as being the most British o…

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Alvar Aalto

Finnish architect Alvar Aalto was awarded the Royal Gold Medal in 1957 for 'outstanding ability to bring a human quality and gentleness to modern arch…

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Charles Barry

In 1850, Sir Charles Barry was awarded the prestigious Royal Gold Medal for, among things, his masterpiece - rebuilding the Houses of Parliament.

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Norman Foster

Norman Foster has been described as one of the truly influential figures of his generation. His most famous buildings include the Reichstag, Berlin an…

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Peter Zumthor

Known for running a small yet powerful and uncompromising practice, Peter Zumthor founded his own firm in 1979 in Switzerland and was the recipient of…

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Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers, the architect behind Terminal 5 at Heathrow and the Pompidou Centre in Paris, has "an unshakeable belief in the art of the possible".

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Ted Cullinan

British Architect Ted Cullinan is regarded as one of the most notable teachers and advocates of architecture in the country.

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