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Zaha Hadid’s sudden dismissal

Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid, world’s most prominent and highly skilled female architect died at the age of 65. Architect Dame Zaha  Mohammad Hadid (1950-2016) was a British Architect born in Iraq. She was the first female architect to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, Stirling prize in 2010 – 2011. She was …

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Presentation on Architect Uttam Chand Jain

INDIRA GANDHI INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Architect Uttam Chand Jain was born in 1934 in Melwara, Rajasthan. He completed his schooling at Jodhpur Rajasthan. He graduated in architecture with I class honors in 1958 at Indian institute of technology, Kharagpur where he was a merit scholar throughout. Soon after receiving advance study scholarship from national university of Tucumen, Argentina …

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Presentation on Architect Walter Gropius

Walter Gropius Bauhaus

Walter Gropius or Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, who,along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier andOscar Niemeyer, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. Walter Gropius was born in Berlin and had an influential proponent of modern design. He furthered his ideas …

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Brazilian Architect Oscar Niemeyer passes away

Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (15 December 1907 – 5 December 2012), known as Oscar Niemeyer, was a Brazilian architect who is considered one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture. Niemeyer was best known for his design of civic buildings for Brasilia, a planned city which became Brazil’s capital in 1960, as …

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