"I believe that architecture is a pragmatic art. To become art it must be built on a foundation of necessity." — I.M. Pei, from his acceptance speech for the 1983 Pritzker Architecture Award.

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Philip Johnson, who designed one of my fave buildings in NY. The broken pediment up top reminds me of all the furniture in the Abella household. Hahaha. (It's the AT&T/Sony HQ building on Madison.)

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El papel del arquitecto será luchar por UN MUNDO MEJOR, donde pueda hacer una arquitectura que sirva a todos y no sólo a un grupo de hombres privilegiados. Oscar Niemeyer, 2004. Brazilian architect.

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Architectural diagram most likely composed in illustrator.

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Cutout people: famous architects - Ludwig-Mies-van-der-Rohe

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40 Most Famous Architects of the 21st Century - Archute

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Architects dressed as their most famous buildings: Ely Jacques Kahn (Squibb Building), William Van Alen (Chrysler Building), Ralph Walker (1 Wall Street) at the 1931 Beaux-Arts Architects annual ball.

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Door levers and handles by famous architects and designers.

Door levers and handles by famous architects and designers.

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1979 Philip Johnson// Find out the difference with Le Corbusier .

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Famous Architects Unveil Amazing Energy-Generating Buildings for the 2017 Astana World Expo! | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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