Monthly Archives: July 2008

Architecture as Career Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ( born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies (March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) was a German-born American architect. He was commonly referred to and addressed by his surname, Mies, by most of his American students … Continue reading

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Architecture as Career Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (born December 15, 1907) is a Brazilian architect who is considered one of the most important names in international modern architecture. He was a pioneer in the exploration of the constructive possibilities of … Continue reading

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Architecture as Career Lúcio Costa

Lúcio Costa (February 27, 1902, Toulon, France – June 13, 1998, Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian architect and urban planner. One of the earliest and most important modernist architects in Brazil, Lúcio (alternatively spelled Lucio) Costa became famous for … Continue reading

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Architecture as Career Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator who designed more than 1,000 projects, of which more than 500 resulted in completed works. Wright promoted organic architecture (exemplified by … Continue reading

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Architecture as Career: Nari Gandhi

Nari Gandhi was one of the worlds greatest architects of recent times. This “Vishvakarma” as his clients still call him was mainly famous for his individual houses that he has done in and around Mumbai. He was a fellow of … Continue reading

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Architecture as Career: Frederick Law Olmsted

Frederick Law Olmsted (April 25, 1822 – August 28, 1903) was an American landscape designer and father of American landscape architecture, famous for designing many well-known urban parks, including Central Park and Prospect Park in New York City. Other projects … Continue reading

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Architecture as a Career Choice

No longer do people want to live in ordinary houses. Today, everybody wants a functional dwelling place, which also looks good. At the same time, space comes at a premium and it must be designed well so that maximum functions … Continue reading

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Kalyani Nagar : Pune eZone

Named after Pune’s premier industrialist Neelkanth Kalyani who resides here – Kalyani Nagar has Mula-Mutha river separating it from its posh neighbour- Koregaon Park. It is surrounded by Yerwada, Shastri Nagar, Viman Nagar and Wadgaon Sheri. Kalyani Nagar boasts of … Continue reading

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