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Aldo van Eyck

Delft, Netherlands
born 1918, Driebergen

Aldo van Eyck or van Eijk (March 16th, 1918 - January 14th, 1999) was an architect from the Netherlands. Aldo van Eyck was born in Driebergen, Holland in 1918. Although educated in England during his youth, he eventually went to Zurich to attend the ETH. He taught at the Amsterdam Academy of..

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Hugo Häring

Berlin, Germany
born 1882, Biberach an der Riß

Hugo Häring (11 May 1882 – 17 May 1958) was a German architect and architectural writer best known for his writings on "organic architecture", and as a figure in architectural debates about functionalism in the 1920s and 1930s, though he had an important role as an expressionist architect.


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Georges Candilis

Paris, France
born 1913, Baku

Georges (Gheorghios) Candilis was a Greek born in Baku, Azerbaijan on 29 March, 1913. Educated as an architect at the Polytechnic in Athens (1931-36) Candilis made the acquaintance of Le Corbusier during his studies, at CIAM IV (1933, Athens). As a result, Le Corbusier assigned Candilis the..

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Alfred Roth

Zurich, Switzerland
born 1903, Wangen an der Aare

Alfred Roth was a Swiss architect member of CIAM, prominent representative and spokesman committed to the modern movement. Alfred began studying mechanical engineering at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, before changed the architecture department during his first semester in..

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Team 10

Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France
est. 1953, Bagnols-sur-Cèze

Team 10, referred to as Team X or Team Ten, was a group of architects and other invited participants who assembled starting in July 1953 at the 9th Congress of C.I.A.M. and created a schism within CIAM by challenging its doctrinaire approach to urbanism. They disclosed with the Manifesto Doorn,..

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Marcel Lods

Paris, France
born 1891, Paris

Marcel Lods was born in Paris. He became a member of the International Congresses of Modern Architecture (CIAM) in 1933 and in 1934 of the Union of Modern Artists (UAM). He was a pioneer in the field of prefabrication.

Marcel Lods was a defender of the integral industrialization of the..

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Gino Valle

Udine, Italy
born 1923, Udine

Gino Valle was an architect and designer. His first artistic experience is not related to architecture but to painting. During World War II, he was taken prisoner and interned in a transit camp in Germany. He attended the University Institute of Architecture of Venice, where he graduated in 1948. Add to a collection

Minnette de Silva

Kandy, Sri Lanka
born 1918, Kandy

Minnette de Silva (1 February 1918 – 24 November 1998) was an internationally recognized architect, considered the pioneer of the modern architectural style in Sri Lanka. She was a fellow of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and a first Sri Lankan woman to be trained as an architect and the..

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