Learn The ABCs Of Architecture

Learn The ABCs Of Architecture


Here’s a cute little animation video that will teach you the ABCs of architecture. Like, literally. Its an alphabetical list of the most important architects along with their most famous buildings. Can you guess who was under W?

Here’s the full list:

Alvar AAlto – Säynätsalo Town hall – Finland
Luis Barragán – Satellite Towers – Mexico City
Santiago Calatrava – Satolas Airport Railway Station – Lyon France
Luís Domènech i Montaner – Antoni Tàpies foundation – Barcelona
Eduardo Souto de Moura – Paula Rego’s House of Stories – Cascais Portugal
Norman Foster – London City Hall – England
Frank Gehry – Guggenheim Bilbao – Spain
Herzog & de Meuron – Beijing National Stadium – China
Arata Isozaki – Palau Sant Jordi – Barcelona

Philip Johnson – The Glass House – New Canaan, Connecticut

Louis Kahn – National Parliament of Bangladesh – Dhaka City

le corbusier – Villa Savoye – Poissy, Francia

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe – Barcelona Pavilion – Spain

Oscar niemeyer – National Congress of Brazil, Brasília

Joseph Maria Olbrich – Secession Building – Vienna – Austria

César Pelli – Petronas Twin Tower – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Giacomo Quarenghi – The Smolny Institute – St. Petersburg, Russia.

Renzo Piano + Richard Rogers – Pompidou Centre – Paris, Francia

Álvaro Siza – Ibere Camargo Foundation – Porto Alegre, Brazil

Kenzo Tange – Tokyo Olympic Stadium – Japan

Jørn Utzon – Sydney Opera House – Australia

William Van Alen – Chrysler Building – New York City

Frank Lloyd Wright – Guggenheim New York – United States

Lannis Xenakis – Philips Pavilion – Expo ’58 in Brussels

Minoru Yamasaki – World Trade centre – NYC

Zaha Hadid – The Pierres Vives building – Montpellier, France

[Vimeo, Ombu Architecture]