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Villa Wagner, Vienna, Design Showing the Exterior of the House, Built of Steel and Concrete 1913, Giclee Print
Villa Wagner, Vienna, Design Showing the Exterior of the House, Built of Steel and Concrete 1913, Giclee Print

Otto Wagner
b. 7-13-1841; Vienna, Austrian Empire
d. 4-11-1918; Vienna, Austria-Hungary

Otto Wagner, a professor of architecture, designed a new city plan for Vienna, but only his urban rail network, the Stadtbahn, was built.

Wagner also published a textbook entitled Modern Architecture espousing the use of new materials and new forms to reflect the fact that society itself was changing.


The Natural History Museum, South Kensington, London, c.1876
The Natural History Museum, South Kensington, London, c.1876

Alfred Waterhouse
b. 7-19-1830; Liverpool, England
d. 8-22-1905; Yattendon, Berkshire

Victorian Era architect Alfred Waterhouse is associated with the Gothic Revival, or Neo-Gothic, Renaissance Revival, and Romansque Revival styles. Waterhouse is best remembered for his design for the Natural History Museum in London.


Washington Square Arch Designed by Stanford White, Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village, NYC, Photographic Print
Washington Square Arch Architect Stanford White,
Greenwich Village, NYC,
Photographic Print

Stanford White
b. 11-9-1853; New York City, NY
d. 6-25-1906; NYC, murdered by Harry K. Thaw

Stanford White was an architect in the Beaux-Arts style which dominated American architecture between 1880-1920.

He is primarily remembered for designing homes for the very rich and being murdered by the very rich husband of chorus girl Evelyn Nesbit.


Architect Paul R. Williams, Print
Architect Paul R. Williams, Print

Paul R. Williams
b. 2-18-1894; California
d. 1-23-1980; LA, CA

Paul Williams, who was orphaned at age four, was one of first noted African American architects, along with Julian Abele and Hilyard Robinson. Williams designed houses for Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Lon Chaney, Tyrone Power, Martin Landau, William “Bonjangles” Robinson, Zsa Zsa Gabor, William S. Paley and Walter Winchell.

African American Architects: A Biographical Dictionary, 1865-1945


Royal Crescent, Designed by John Wood the Younger, Georgian Architecture, Bath, Avon, England, Print
Royal Crescent, Designed by John Wood the Younger, Georgian Architecture, Bath, Avon, England, Print

John Wood the Younger
b. 2-25-1728; Bath, England
d. 6-18-1782; Batheaston

John Wood the Younger and his father, John Wood, the Elder, worked primarily in Bath. One of his best known works is the Royal Crescent, a row of what appears to be 30 residences laid out in a curve. Built between 1767 and 1774, it is among the greatest examples of Georgian architecture. Those desiring a home on the Crescent would purchaser a length of facade and constructed their home behind it; also an “Ha-ha”, or trench forming a sunken fence that permits an unobstructed view and keeps the rabble out.

Jane Austen fans will recognize the Crescent from 2007 TV edition of “Persuasion”.


Portrait of Sir Christopher Wren, Giclee Print
Portrait of
Sir Christopher Wren, Giclee Print

Sir Christopher Wren
b. 10-20-1632; East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England
d. 2-25-1723; London

Christopher Wren is considered the greatest English architect of the 17th century, playing an important part in rebuilding London after the Great Fire of 1666.

He designing 53 London churches, including St Paul's Cathedral. The picture of St. Paul's surviving in the midst of of WWII is iconic of both London and the war.

St. Paul's Cathedral During London Blitz, 1940, Art Print
St. Paul's Cathedral
During London Blitz, 1940,
Art Print







Wren, a respected scientist and mathematician, was a professor of astronomy at Oxford and a founder of the Royal Society.

His Invention So Fertile: A Life of Christopher Wren


Frank Lloyd Wright Master American Architect in 1954, Giclee Print
Frank Lloyd Wright
Master American Architect in 1954, Giclee Print

Frank Lloyd Wright
b. 6-8-1867; Richland Center, Wisconsin
d. 4-9-1959

Frank Lloyd Wright promoted an architecture in harmony with the environment. In 1991 the American Institute of Architects called Wright “the greatest American architect of all time”.

Wright's mother, a school teacher before her marriage, bought educational blocks created by Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel for her son.

Frank Lloyd Wright quotes ~
• “To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor.”

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