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1723 – Born in Göteborg, Sweden. British eclectic architect of the Georgian period who was one of the leading Palladian-style architects of his day. 1749 – He studied architecture, first in Paris with the influential architectural theorist Jacques-François Blondel and then in Rome. 1755 – Returned to England, he became architectural tutor to the prince ..

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1912 – Born in Seattle, Washington. 1932 – took up architecture at the University of Washington 1941 – married Teruko Hirashiki 1945 – flew to New York to complete his professional education, and did his practice in suburban Detroit, Michigan– became the chief of design at Smith Hinchman & Gryllis company in Detroit 1949 – ..

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1632 – born on October 20   1663 – designed the Pembroke College Chapel in Cambridge   1664 – did the design for the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford   1665 – designed the buildings for Trinity College in Oxford   1666 – great fire struck London so he replanned the city and started off supervising the ..

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1869 – Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin   1893 – began working on his own independent from Sullivan Wright; developed practice of organic architecture, blending buildings into their environments, particularly in "prairie style" using expansive structures and earthy, natural colors and textures inspired by landscapes of American Midwest and West   1904 – one of ..

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1878 – Born in Lawrence, Kansas   1872 – married Carrie Buchan   1902-1904 – planned out the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis and the designs of parks and park ways in Kansas City, Denver, and in Cincinnati   1909 – independently worked after being under Frederick Law Olmsted’s influence   1923 – joined ..

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1853 – Born on the 9th of November in New York. 1880 – In June, he joined Charles Follen McKim and William Rutherford Mead in founding a new architectural firm that soon became the most popular and prolific one in the country. 1887 – Organization concentrated on designing large country and seaside mansions in what ..

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1611 – John Webb was born in Butley in Somerset and became son-in-law and personal assistant to fellow architect and theatre designer Inigo Jones from having married his neice Anne. 1654 – 1668 – He also designed the rebuild of Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire and made alterations to Northumberland House. 1654 – He designed the ..

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1736 – James Watt Inventor, born in Greenock, Inverclyde, WC Scotland, UK on the 19th of January. 1754 – He went to Glasgow to learn the trade of mathematical-instrument maker, and there, after a year in London, he set up in business. 1759 – He was studying steam as a motive force. 1763 – 1764 ..

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1824 – Calvert Vaux, born on the 20th of December in London, England.He was an architect and landscape designer. 1850 – Exhibited in London a collection of landscape watercolors made on a tour to the Continent, and it was this gallery that captured the attention of the American landscape designer and writer Andrew Jackson Downing. ..

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1511 – Giorgio Vasari, born on the 30th ofJuly in Arezzo, NC Italy. He was an Italian painter and architect, known for his famous biographies of Italian artists. 1527 – He studied under Andrea del Sarto, and lived mostly at Florence and Rome. 1550 – He was an architect and painter, best known for his ..

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