Facts about your architect and his work.

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Architects., Architecture -- Vocational guid
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In honor of the architect’s forthcoming sesquicentennial, we picked ten little-known facts that offer a glimpse into the architect’s fascinating life.

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Adrian Smith has been a registered architect in twelve states of the USA and his designs have won him more than awards which include 5 international, 9 national and 3 Urban Land Institute Awards for excellence.

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Hundertwasser was born on 15th December in Vienna, Austria. His real name is Friedrich Stowasser. After World War 2, Hundertwasser studied for three months at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.

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Hooke built a compound microscope with a new, screw-operated focusing mechanism he had designed. Giorgio Vasari next became involved in chronicling the lives, times, works and techniques of the great artists of the era and published his book ‘Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects’ in the year It was the first work of its kind and it was Vasari who first coined the term Renaissance in that book.

William Morris (Ma –Oct. 3, ) was an artist, designer, poet, craftsman, and political writer who had a major impact on the fashions and ideologies of Victorian Britain and the English Arts and Crafts also had a profound influence on building design, but he's better known today for his textile designs, which have been repurposed as wallpaper and wrapping paper.

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From about onward, he gave up all other projects in order to focus exclusively on the Sagrada Familia. At the time of Gaudí's death inless than a quarter of the construction was finished and work only passed the midway point in Afterwards, he began writing as a children’s author.

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