Famous Architects Deaths – Designers

Famous Architects Deaths, Architectural Career Ends, Unusual Facts

Architects Deaths

Key Building Designers from the past – Architecture Information

Architect Deaths

Unusual Deaths of Architects

Antoni Gaudi
Sagrada Familia
photo © Adrian Welch
Antoni Gaudi fell under a tram in Barcelona, Spain, on 9 Jun 1926.

Carlo Scarpa
Castelvecchio Museum
photo © David Lawson
Carlo Scarpa died after falling down a flight of concrete stairs in 1978, in Sendai, Japan. He is buried standing up.

Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier building
building image © Rebecca Breun
Le Corbusier went for a swim in the Mediterranean Sea at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, against his doctor’s orders, on August 27, 1965. His body was found by bathers and it is assumed he died of a heart attack.

Aldo Rossi
Aldo Rossi died in a car accident in 1997 in Milan.

George Meikle Kemp
George Meikle Kemp, architect of Edinburgh’s Scott Monument, fell into a canal in the fog before his masterpiece was finished.

Famous Buildings

Famous Architects

Architects Real Names

Selection of Current Architecture

Chelsea Barracks, London : Winning Architects Team News
Chelsea Barracks
image from developers

World Cup Stadiums – South Africa 2010
Soccer City South Africa
image : Boogertman Urban Edge and Partners / Populous

The Shard, London : exclusive photos
The Shard Building
photo © Nick Weall

Albert Street Artwork, Brisbane : Urban Art Projects
Albert Street Brisbane
photo © Apeture Photography

Architecture Walking Tours
Caixa Forum Madrid Herzog de Meuron
photograph © Chris Romer-Lee

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