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Art Deco Architects

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List of famous architects & designers who work in the art deco style or movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. If you're an aspiring architect or designer, these popular art deco architects should be looked upon for inspiration. You can find bits of information about these renowned art deco designers, such as when they were born and what their nationalities are. List ranges from Marcel Janco to Erich Mendelsohn and more. This list answers the question, "Who are the most famous art deco architects?"
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  • Albert Frederik Aalbers was a Dutch architect who created elegant villas, hotels and office buildings in Bandung, Indonesia under Dutch colonial rule in the 1930s. Albert Aalbers worked in the Netherlands between 1924 and 1930 and then migrated to the Dutch Indies after which he returned to the Netherlands in 1942 due to World War II and political circumstances following Indonesian independence. During his stay in Bandung, in a period when the city was dubbed the city of architecture laboratory, a number of his buildings were considered architectural masterpieces. Aalbers' style was inspired by expressionist Frank Lloyd Wright and modernist Le Corbusier. In Bandung, the DENIS bank in Braga... more on Wikipedia
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Age: Dec. at 64 (1897-1961)
    • Place of Birth: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Style: Art Deco
  • Albert Anis was an architect in Miami, Florida known for his Art Deco architecture. He was one of a group of American-born architects working in Miami Beach who synthesized the austere architectural principles of the International Style architecture with their own brand of modernism which embraced the ornamentation and exotic lure of the tropical.... more on Wikipedia
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Age: Dec. at 75 (1889-1964)
    • Style: Art Deco
  • Albert Kahn was the foremost American industrial architect of his day. He is sometimes called the architect of Detroit. In 1943, the Franklin Institute awarded him the Frank P. Brown Medal posthumously.... more on Wikipedia
    • Nationality: United States of America, Germany
    • Age: Dec. at 73 (1869-1942)
    • Place of Birth: Rhaunen, Germany
    • Style: Art Deco
    • Structures: Packard Motor Car Showroom and Storage Facility, The Dearborn Inn, Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, Bonstelle Theatre, Ford Motor Company Highland Park Plant
  • Bruce Alonzo Goff was an American architect distinguished by his organic, eclectic, and often flamboyant designs for houses and other buildings in Oklahoma and elsewhere.... more on Wikipedia
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Age: Dec. at 78 (1904-1982)
    • Place of Birth: Alton, Kansas
    • Style: Art Deco, Organic architecture
    • Structures: Hopewell Baptist Church, Eugene Bavinger House, Pavilion for Japanese Art, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, Ledbetter House