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(Hugo) Alvar (Henrik) Aalto
Finnish architect and designer who, amongst his major work listed below, invented bent plywood furniture in 1932.
Convalescent Home, Paimio, near Turku (1929–30).
Finlandia Concert Hall, Helsinki and Nordic Centre, Reykjavik (1971).
The Hall of Residence, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Town Hall, Saynatsab (1950–2).
Sir Patrick Abercrombie
English architect and pioneer of town planning in Britain, brother of the poet Lascelles Abercrombie.
Replanning of London (County of London Plan, 1943, and Greater London Plan, 1944).
Born in Kirkcaldy, Scottish architect and interior designer, and leader of the British Neo-Classical revival.
Adelphi, London (1769–71, demolished 1936) - worked with brother James Adam.
Charlotte Square (1791).
Culzean Castle, Ayrshire (1772–92).
General Register House (1774).
Interiors of Harewood House, Luton Hoo, Syon House and Osterley Park.
University of Edinburgh, Old College (1789–94).
Scottish, born Maryburgh.
Hopetoun House, near Edinburgh (1721).
Leon Battista Alberti
Italian, born Genoa.
Facade of the Palazzo Recellai, Florence (1460).
San Andrea, Mantua (1470).
Anthemias of Tralles
Greek, born Tralles, Lydia.
Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (now Istanbul) (532-7).
Born in Tamworth, Thomas Archer's was the third member of the great triumvirate of English Baroque architects, along with Vanbrugh and Hawksmoo. His work was chiefly in ecclesiastical architecture.
Birmingham Cathedral (1709-15).
The Church of St Paul's, Deptford (1712-30).
The Church of St John's, Westminster (1714-28).
North elevation at Chatsworth with its pilastered bow front (best-known remaining work).
Arnolfo di Cambio
Italian, born Colle di Val d'Elsa, Tuscany.
Florence Cathedral (1299-1310).
Erik Gunnar Asplund
Swedish, born Stockholm.
Law Courts, Gothenburg (1934-7).
Stockholm City Library (1924-7).