Can You Match The Famous Architects With Their Projects?
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Can You Match The Famous Architects With Their Projects?

Today we’re looking at some of the world’s most famous Architects and their most famous projects. To make this fun we’ve turned this post into a quiz.

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Q1. The Basílica de la Sagrada Família, Barcelona, Spain:

Famous Architect
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The Basílica de la Sagrada Família, also known as the Sagrada Família, is a large unfinished Roman Catholic minor basilica in Barcelona, Spain. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the building? 

A. Alonso Berruguete

B. Antoni Gaudí

C. Vicente Acero

D. Antoni Bonet Castellana 

The Basílica de la Sagrada Família, also known as the Sagrada Família, is a large unfinished Roman Catholic minor basilica in Barcelona, Spain. Who was the famous Architect that designed the cathedral? 

A. Alonso Berruguete

B. Antoni Gaudí

C. Vicente Acero

D. Antoni Bonet Castellana 

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Q2. Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan:

Famous Architect
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The Heydar Aliyev Center is a 57,500 m² building complex in Baku, Azerbaijan. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the complex? 

A. Shahira Fahmy

B. Norman Foster

C. Zaha Hadid

D. Frank Gehry

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Q3. Cathedral of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil:

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The Cathedral of Brasilia is a Roman Catholic cathedral and seat of the Archdiocese of Brasília. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the cathedral?

A. Alonso Berruguete

B. Antoni Gaudí

C. Vicente Acero

D. Antoni Bonet Castellana 

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Q4. Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland:

Famous Architect
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The Harpa Concert Hall, located in Reykjavik is home to Iceland’s national opera & symphony. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the concert hall?

A. Knud Holscher

B. Hennig Larson

C. Jørn Utzon

D. Sverre Fehn

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Q5. The Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic:

Famous Architects
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The Dancing House, also known as Fred and Ginger, is the name given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building located in Prague. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the building?

 A. Zaha Hadid

B. Norman Foster

C. Richard Rogers

D. Frank Gehry

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Q6. Lotus Temple, New Dehli, India:

Famous Architects

The Lotus Temple is a 112′ tall Baháʼí House of Worship located in New Delhi, India. Like all Baháʼí Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is open to all, regardless of religion. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the project? 

 A. Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas

B. Fariborz Sahba

C. Emre Arolat Architects

D. Hariri Pontarini Architects

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Q7. La Pedrera-Casa Milà, Barcelona, Spain:

Famous Architects

The building known as La Pedrera (stone quarry) because it resembles an open quarry in appearance was originally designed for the Milà family. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the building?

A. Antoni Gaudí

B. Luigi Nervi

C. Félix Candela

D. Eduardo Torroja

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Q8. St Paul's Cathedral, London, England:

Famous Architects
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St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral that has been rebuilt no less than five times. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the cathedral?

A. Sir Edward Lovett Pearce

B.Sir Roger Pratt

C. Sir John Vanbrugh

D. Sir Christopher Wren

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Q9. Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:

Famous Architects

The Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From 1998 to 2004, they held the record for being the world’s tallest towers until they were surpassed by Taipei 101. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the towers?

A. Philip Johnson

B. Santiago Calatrava

C. César Pelli

D. Clorindo Testa

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Q10. The White House, Washington DC, USA:

Famous Architects
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The White House, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. has been the official residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. Which one of the following famous Architects designed the building?

A. William Thornton

B. James Hoban

C. Thomas Jefferson

D. Benjamin Henry Latrobe

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