Art Nouveau Architects

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List of famous architects & designers who work in the art nouveau style or movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. If you're an aspiring architect or designer, these popular art nouveau architects should be looked upon for inspiration. You can find bits of information about these renowned art nouveau designers, such as when they were born and what their nationalities are. Items include everything from Antoni Gaudí to Charles Rennie Mackintosh. This list answers the question, "Who are the most famous art nouveau architects?"
Antoni Gaudí is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Art Nouveau Architects
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Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was a Spanish Catalan architect from Reus and the best known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí's works reflect an individualized and distinctive style. Most are located in Barcelona, including his magnum opus, the Sagrada Família. Gaudí's work was influenced by his passions in life: architecture, nature, and religion. Gaudí considered every detail of his creations and integrated into his architecture such crafts as ceramics, stained glass, wrought ironwork forging and carpentry. He also introduced new techniques in the treatment of materials, such as trencadís which used waste ceramic pieces. Under the influence of neo-Gothic art and Oriental techniques, Gaudí ...more on Wikipedia

Place of Birth: Tarragona, Reus, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Style: Art Nouveau, Modernisme, Gothic Revival architecture, Organic architecture

Structures: Sagrada Família, Church of Colònia Güell, Episcopal Palace, Astorga, Palau Güell, + more

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August Endell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Art Nouveau Architects
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August Endell was a designer, writer, teacher, and German Jugendstil architect. He is also known as one of the founders of the Jugendstil movement, the German expressionist movement of Art Nouveau. His first marriage was with Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven. ...more on Wikipedia

Place of Birth: Berlin, Germany

Nationality: Germany

Style: Art Nouveau

Structures: Elvira Studio

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Style: Art Nouveau

Charles Rennie Mackintos... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Art Nouveau Architects
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. He was a designer in the post impressionist movement and also the main representative of Art Nouveau in the United Kingdom. He had considerable influence on European design. He was born in Glasgow and he died in London. ...more on Wikipedia

Place of Birth: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Style: Art Nouveau

Structures: Hill House, Queen's Cross Church, Glasgow, Cranston Tearoom, The Lighthouse, + more