1. Didi Contractor
In 2017 she was awarded the first-ever ‘Wade Asia Lifetime Achievement Award. She’s also been featured in the March 2018 issue of Surfaces Reporter Magazine.
2. Louis Sullivan
Posthumously Louis Sullivan was awarded the AIA Gold Meda by the American Institute of Architects. He planned the House of the Guaranty in Buffalo, New York, and Wainwright in St. Louis. He has since published numerous books on his philosophy of building, including The Autobiography of an Idea.
3. Frank Lloyd Wright
In his career Frank Lloyd designed over 1,100 landmark buildings. In 1991, the American Institute of Architects called him “The Greatest Architect of All Time.” In his late 80’s, his former school awarded him an honorary doctorate of fine arts.
4. Buckminster Fuller
He was one of the best minds of our day, who had made the geodesic dome famous. He has received numerous significant technological, architecture, and construction prizes, both in the United States and abroad. He received the highest civilian honor-Presidential Medal of Liberty for the country, shortly before his death in 0983.
5. Tadao Ando
In 1995 he received the Pritzker Prize for his innovative use of natural materials and for the construction of notable buildings with a minimalist style. He opened his architecture practice in 1969 at the age of twenty-eight, following a few brief apprenticeships.
6. Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier is an architectural giant who has been consulting with influential professionals like August Perret. And despite his lack of a degree in formal architecture, he taught at his old school during World War I. In 1912 he also started his architectural practice.
7. Eileen Gray
She has done many impressive architectural works, including an mysterious house of the same, E-1027 in Southern France, and Pailla in the Riviera. In addition, her created furniture is known as the finest of the 20th century.
8. Mies van der Rohe
Mies’ design remains one of 20th Century’s most critical structures. The most prominent project he has conducted was the German Pavilion, also known as the Barcelona Pavilion. Only the Barcelona Chairs which he designed became an instant classic of furniture design in the 20th century.
9. Peter Zumthor
Peter Zumthor, known for his outstanding craftsmanship and innovative architecture, has received several prizes, including the world’s most coveted Pritzker prize in 2009 and the Mies van der Rohe European Design Award (1998).
10. Luis Barragan
In 1980, Luis Barragan was awarded the Pritzker Prize for creating evocative and silent parks, homes, plazas, and fountains. He built so many famous buildings in Tlalpan, Mexico City, including Jardines del Pedregal, Mexico City, Convento de Las Capuchinas Sacramentarias, Mexico City, Torres de Satellite, Las Arboledas.
11. Carlo Scarpa
Everyone applaud his impressive restoration of the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona , Italy. In comparison, Carlo Scarpa ‘s careful treatment in building the Museum of Castelvecchio in Verona is his greatest accomplishment.