Richard Morris Hunt
The Statue of Liberty was made in France and shipped over to the United States, but the design and construction of Lady Liberty's pedestal has its own history.
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For this ambitious project, Frank Lloyd Wright drew a spiralling roadway that mimicked the shape of the mountain. His client, Gordon Strong, rejected the plans, but the architectural drawing reveals Frank Lloyd Wright's early experiments with hemicycle forms.
The World Trade Center architects imagined four blocks of light-filled, column-free floors centered around a central core.
This architect's sketch envisions a skyscraper completing the spiral composition of the four towers in the new World Trade Center Complex.
In this early architectural rendering, Cass Gilbert imagined a vast domed structure modeled after Saint Peter's in Rome.
The architect drew detailed section drawings for a skyscraper with with bright, light-filled spaces.
Through his drawings, architect Frank Lloyd Wright proposed a Burberry Line of modular furnishings that could be arranged in a variety of configurations.
Australian architect Glenn Murcutt combined his own creative vision with Aboriginal ideas, sketching a long, low house with flexible shutters and natural ventilation.
These sketches by Richard Rogers illustrate the roof funnels and other energy-efficient designs at the Senedd, home of the National Assembly for Wales.
The computer renderings of Calatrava rival the photographs of his actual architecture. Computer-driven architecture can be detailed and extravagant. The Transportation Hub designed for the World Trade Center reconstruction is all this—and expensive.