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1. This famous architect lived in the 27th century BC, in a land famed for the permanence of its constructions. Who was he?
2. Jean d'Orbais was a French architect from the Middle Ages who designed the plans for, and supervised much of the early work of, which great French cathedral to the east-northeast of Paris?
3. Peter Parler (circa 1330-1399) was a German architect who designed this beautiful bridge in Prague, where he had moved to live in 1356. Named after the ruler of Bohemia at the time, what is it called?
4. We know him more for his paintings, but this 15th-16th century genius was also a musician, engineer and architect as well. Do you know who he is?
5. This architect, artist and engineer who lived from 1475 until 1564, designed many of the magnificent buildings in medieval Florence and Rome, as well as creating two of the most influential frescos in the history of European art. On which famous building can this pictured fresco be seen?
6. This famous British architect, whose first name sounds a little like a colour, lived from 1573-1652. Who was he?
7. This extremely famous American counted architecture as just one of his many skills. Do you recognise him?
8. This architect from the north of England was born in 1787 and died in 1865. He designed a very impressive and long list of churches, city buildings and residences in that part of the world. His surname sounds a little like a nickname given to the pictured animal. Who was he?
9. Though he was a Canadian, this ex-patriate of that nation was born in Japan, but designed for the greater part of his career in which country?
10. Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) really does deserve the title of the "Greatest American architect of all time", an honour accorded him in 1991 by the American Institute of Architects. What is the name of this, perhaps his most exquisite and widely recognised design?
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