Identify the Architect

Architecture

Designer of:

Florence Cathedral dome designer........................Filippo Brunelleschi
St. Peter's of Rome dome designer...............................Michaelangelo
US Capital and Boston State House ......................... Charles Bulfinch
Vietnam War Memorial .................................................... Maya Lin
West tower of Westminster Abbey......................... Christopher Wren
Glass Pyramid at the Louvre.............................................. I. M. Pei
Geodesic dome............................................... R. Buckminster Fuller
Central Park in New York City........................... Charles Law Olmsted
Guggenheim Museum, New York........................... Frank Lloyd Wright
Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain................................Frank Gehry
Layout for Washington, D.C....................................... Pierre L’Enfant
White House ............................................................ James Hoban
Barcelona Chair................................................. Mies Van Der Rohe
Tulip Chair............................................................... Eero Saarinen
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1669..................................... Christopher Wren
Bauhaus building (Germany)..................................... Walter Gropius
Taj Mahal................................................................... Shah Jahan
World Trade Center arch........................................ Minoru Yamasaki
TWA terminal at JFK airport....................................... Eero Saarinen
Woolworth Building in New York City............................. Cass Gilbert
Presidential palace in Brasilia.................................. Oscar Niemeyer
Imperial Hotel in Japan...................................... Frank Lloyd Wright
Experience Music Project, Seattle...................................Frank Gehry
New Reich Chancellery................................................ Albert Speer
Gateway Arch in St. Louis.......................................... Eero Saarinen
High-pitched roof that bears his name.................... François Mansard

 

Other facts:

Types of columns......................................... Ionic, Doric, Corinthian
Rectangular column set in walls...........................................Pilaster
“Flying” support............................................................... Buttress
Covered, arched walkway at a monastery.............................. Cloister
Covered walk supported by columns...................................... Portico
Central stone of an arch................................................... Keystone
Horizontal beam supported at only one end........................ Cantilever
Hagia Sofia architecture style........................................... Byzantine
Architectural style of Notre Dame Cathedral ........................... Gothic
Gothic exterior beastly figures.......................................... Gargoyles
Cottage with low, sloping roofs..........................................Bungalow
“Less is more” style............................................. Mies van der Rohe
Mid-nineteenth century English style................................... Victorian
Architectural style popular between 1875-1914................ Art Nouveau
Architectural style popular in the 1920’s and 30’s.......................... ............................................................Art Deco (Chrysler Building)
Swiss architect who designed houses on stilts................. La Corbusier
He influenced Frank Lloyd Wright........................ Louis Henry Sullivan
Name of Frank Lloyd Wright's PA home...........................Falling Water
Riverboat, bridge and Mississippi River jetty designer........ James Eads

 

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