Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo Brunelleschi, a Florentine goldsmith, sculptor, engineer, and architect, died Apr. 16, 1446, at the age of about 66; his date of birth is unknown. Trying to discuss Brunelleschi in one post is almost as daunting as trying to do so with Leonardo da Vinci, our...

How Do I Become an Architect?

Have you always wanted to be an architect?  If so, join us for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from architects Jake Brannon and Tara Bray. During this interactive Q&A session, students will have the chance to ask questions about coursework, internships, college programs, and anything else about becoming a successful architect!

Augustus Pugin

Augustus Pugin, an English architect and art critic, was born Mar. 1, 1812.  Pugin was a leader of what is called the Gothic Revival in the architecture of Victorian England.  Very much opposed to neoclassicism, he sought an architectural style that was true to its...

Leon Battista Alberti

Leon Battista Alberti, a Renaissance humanist, architect, art theorist, and mathematician, was born either Feb. 14 or Feb. 18, 1404.  When most people hear the term “Renaissance man,” they think of Leonardo da Vinci, but Alberti is a much better fit – a...