Designed by famous architects

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Connected Sites

  • Acropolis Ictinus - "Ancient sources identify Ictinus and Callicrates as co-architects of the Parthenon" (wiki)
  • Ancient Thebes Senenmut (Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut) Link
  • Assisi Santa Maria degli Angeli Basilica by Galeazzo Alessi
  • Bauhaus Sites Waltar Gropius, Henry van de Velde
  • Berlin Modernism Housing Estates Bruno Taut, Hans Scharoun, Martin Wagner and Walter Gropius
  • Blenheim Palace John Vanbrugh
  • Brasilia Oscar Niemeyer, Lucio Costa
  • Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust Johann Balthasar Neumann
  • City of Luxembourg Fortifications by Vauban
  • Corfu Michele Sanmicheli
  • Fagus Factory Gropius
  • Florence Dome, Exedrae and lantern of the Cathedral; Hospital of the Innocents, Saint Lawrence Basilica and Old Sacristy, Palace di Parte Guelfa, Santa Maria degli Angeli Church, Holy Spirit's Church, Pazzi Chapel by Filippo Brunelleschi; New Medici Chapel, New Sacristy and Starcaise of the Laurentian Library in the Saint Lawrence Basilica by Michelangelo Buonarroti; Facade of Palazzo Rucellai, Facade of Santa Maria Novella Church, Tribune of Santissima Annunziata Church by Leon Battista Alberti, Uffizi Gallery by Giorgio Vasari
  • Fortifications of Vauban Vauban
  • Genoa Palaces in the Strada Nuova by Galeazzo Alessi
  • Kew Gardens Kew Palm House, Temperate House, Water Lily House, Main Gate - Decimus Burton Link
  • Kutna Hora Cathedral of Our Lady (at Sedlec) was reconstructed by Jan Bla?ej Santini Aichel
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle Villa Turque, by Le Corbusier
  • Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape Lednice and Valtice Castles by Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach
  • Loire Valley Francois Mansart (Blois Castle)
  • Luis Barragán House and Studio Luis Barrag?n Morfin, considered the most important Mexican architect of the 20th century.
  • Major Town Houses Victor Horta
  • Mantua and Sabbioneta Mantua: Saint Andrew's Basilica and Saint Sebastian's Church by Leon Battista Alberti Ducal Palace, Te Palace and Cathedral by Giulio Romano Dome of Saint Andrew's Basilica by Filippo Juvarra Sabbioneta: Olympic Theatre by Vincenzo Scamozzi
  • Maritime Greenwich Queen's House - Inigo Jones, Royal Observatory - Christopher Wren
  • Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan
  • Monticello Thomas Jefferson
  • Museumsinsel (Museum Island) Altes Museum - Karl Friedrich Schinkel
  • Naples Dante's Square, Basilica Santissima Annunziata Maggiore, Church Missioni delle Vergini, Doria d'Angri Palace by Luigi Vanvitelli
  • Palau de la Musica Catalana & Hospital de Sant Pau Llu?s Dom?nech i Montaner
  • Pampulha Niemeyer
  • Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) Baptistery by Nicola Pisano and Giovanni Pisano
  • Pienza Bernardo Rossellino, Leon Battista Alberti as consultant
  • Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk Jan Bla?ej Santini Aichel
  • Potsdam Karl Freidrich Schinkel - Babelsburg Palace, Charlottenhof Palace, Pomonatempel, Roman Baths and St Nikolai's Chrurch
  • Prague Frank Gehry (Dancing House), Peter Parler (Charles Bridge and Saint Vitus Cathedral)
  • Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Josef Hlavka
  • Residences of the Royal House of Savoy Madama Palace, La Mandria Castle, Venaria Reale Royal Palace, Rivoli Castle and Stupinigi Royal Palace by Filippo Juvarra; Palazzo Carignano by Guarino Guarini; Royal Palace gardens by Andr? Le N?tre
  • Rietveld Schröderhuis Gerrit Rietveld
  • Riga Mikhail Eisenstein
  • Rome Musei Capitolini - Michelangelo, San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane and other works - Francesco Borromini, Palazzo Barberini and other works - Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Campidoglio Square with staircase, Palazzo Farnese by Michelangelo Buonarroti; Temple in the cloister of the San Pietro in Montorio Church, Cloister of Santa Maria della Pace Church by Donato Bramante; Appolodorus of Damascus (Forum Trajanum)
  • Royal Palace at Caserta Luigi Vanvitelli
  • Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy Sacro Monte of Varallo by Galeazzo Alessi
  • Salzburg Cathedral by Vincenzo Scamozzi; Renovation of the Rupertinum by Friedensreich Hundertwasser; Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt: Mirabell Castle; Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach: Collegiate Church, Trinity Church, Church of the Ursulines, Facede of the Court Stables, Winter Equitation School
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie Apse and Cloister by Donato Bramante
  • Schönbrunn Johann Berhard Fischer von Erlach and Nicol? Pacassi
  • Segovia Juan Guas (Cathedral)
  • Siena Saint Augustin's Church by Luigi Vanvitelli; Cathedral by Giovanni Pisano, Piccolomini Palace, Piccolomini delle Papesse Palace (2nd one) and portal of the Church of the Holy Spirit by Bernardo Rossellino, San Niccol? al Carmine Church and Pollini Palace by Baldassarre Peruzzi, Portal of Saint Francis' Church by Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Spannocchi Palace by Giuliano da Maiano
  • St. Petersburg Domenico Trezzini, Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Antonio Rinaldi, Giacomo Quarenghi, Carlo Rossi
  • Stoclet House Josef Hoffmann
  • Studley Royal Park William Burges: Studley Royal Park St Mary's Church and Chorister's House
  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae Ictinus
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Le Corbusier
  • Toledo Juan Guas (Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes)
  • Tugendhat Villa Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe
  • Vatican City St Peter's Basilica - Donato Bramante and Raphael, Michelangelo, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Carlo Maderno, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Giuliano da Sangallo, Baldassarre Peruzzi, Vignola, Domenico Fontana, Giacomo Della Porta, Fr? Giocondo; Belvedere Courtyard in the Vatican Palaces by Donato Bramante
  • Venice and its Lagoon Baldassare Longhena: Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute, Procuratorie Nuove (completion), Staircase of the Library of San Giorgio Maggiore, Belloni-Battaglia Palace, Vendramin Chapel of the Church of San Pietro di Castello, Church degli Scalzi, Pesaro Palace, Facade of the Church of San Salvador, Church dell'Ospedaletto, Rezzonico Palace; Vincenzo Scamozzi: Procuratorie Nuove, Church and convent of San Nicola da Tolentino, Palazzo Duodo, Church and hospital of San Lazzaro dei Mendicanti, Facade of San Giorgio Maggiore, Palazzo Contarini degli Scrigni, Palazzo Loredan Vendramin, Biblioteca Marciana (completion; Michele Sanmicheli: Corner a San Polo Palace, Grimani Palace, Fort at Lido; Bridge by Santiago Calatrava. Pavilions in the Biennale garden by Josef Hoffmann, Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto and James Stirling
  • Verona Michele Sanmicheli: Walls, Palio Gate, New Gate, Saint Zeno's Gate, Canossa Palace, Bevilacqua Palace, Pompei Palace, Guastaverza Palace, Regularisation of Br? Square, Pellegrini Chapel of Saint Bernardin's Church
  • Versailles Jules Hardouin Mansart and Andr? Le N?tre
  • Vicenza Andrea Palladio
  • Vienna Loos House, American Bar - Adolf Loos, Postal Office Savings Bank Building and Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station by Otto Wagner; Secession by Joseph Maria Olbrich
  • Villa d'Este Pirro Ligorio
  • Wachau Cultural Landscape Melk Abbey by Jakob Prandtauer, GÖttweig Abbey by Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt
  • Works of Antoni Gaudí Antoni Gaud
  • Würzburg Residence Johann Balthasar Neumann


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