Architecture is one of humanity's most visible and long-lasting forms of expression. Most historic civilizations are identified by their surviving architectural relics, like the Pyramids of Gyza, the Golden Pavilion in Japan, or the Taj Mahal. The history of the discipline spans as long as humanity - from Classical to Rocco to Art Nouveau. Our list focuses on a few icons of modern architecture (the last 150 years). You may also recognize some of these names from our list of 25 Furniture Designers You Need to Know, its important (and pretty interesting) to note that a lot of these designers were practicing in multiple disciplines at the same time.
If you ever wanted a crash course in modern architecture here it is, check out our list of 25 Architects You Should Know.