Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Nathan Clifford Ricker

Richard Morris Hunt

Julia Morgan

Zaha Hadid

H. H. Richardson

William LeBaron Jenney

Henry Bacon


Louis Sullivan

Frank Lloyd Wright
by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Walter Burley Griffin

Marion Mahony Griffin

E. E. Roberts

Elmer C. Roberts

Mies van der Rohe

Walter Gropius

Le Corbusier

Marcel Breuer

Y.C. Wong

Walter Netsch

Harry Weese

Myron Goldsmith

Paul Rudolph

Philip Johnson in 1978
by Robert Mapplethorpe

Louise Bethune,
first woman member
of the American Institute of Architects, 1886

Richard Upjohn,
founder and first president
of the American Institute of Architects, 1857

Kate Schwennsen,
president of the American Institute of Architects, 2006

Marshall Purnell, FAIA
first African-American president of the American Institute of Architects, 2008

Paul Williams, architect to the Hollywood stars

Moses McKissack, son of a slave, 1879 - 1952; founder of McKissack & McKissack Architects, Nashville

Raphael Vinoly


Frank Gehry


Richard Meier


Michael Graves

Peter Eisenman

Robert Venturi

Denise Scott Brown



Rem Koolhaas


Daniel Libeskind, architect of the Freedom Tower; standign in front of his Denver Art Museum, 2007


Tadao Ando


Santiago Calatrava

Interior Designers  

Edith Wharton, 1862-1937; author of The Decoration of Houses, and interior designer

Elsie de Wolfe (Lady Mendl), 1865 - 1950 author of The House in Good Taste and interior decorator

Dorthy Draper, leading interior designer in the 1940s

Eileen Gray