List of Jewish American architects

List of Jewish American architects

"This is a list of famous Jewish American architects. For other famous Jewish Americans, see List of Jewish Americans."

* Max Abramovitz, architect
* Dankmar Adler, architect and civil engineer, partner with Louis Sullivan in celebrated firm of Adler and Sullivan
* Armand Phillip Bartos, architect and philanthropist, best known for the Shrine of the Book, co-designed with Frederick John Kiesler, housing the gift of the State of Israel of the Dead Sea Scrolls by his father-in-law Samuel Gottesman
* Walter Curt Behrendt, German modernist architect and expert on city planning and housing
* Marcel Breuer, modernist architect and furniture designer
* Arnold Brunner, considered the first successful American born Jewish architect in the US [] - and a city planner as well - he is the namesake of an annual award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a grant by the American Institute of Architects' New York chapter
* [ Alan Buchsbaum] , high tech architect
* Gordon Bunshaft, modernist architect, partner in firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
* Giorgio Cavaglieri,architectural preservationist and painter of gouaches
* Serge Chermayeff, Grozny-born architect of Sephardic decent whose inter-war partnership with Erich Mendelsohn was lauded for bringing modernism to Britain; was also a writer, professor and co-founder of professional societies Stateside, and father of graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff
* Preston Scott Cohen, architect
* Richard Dattner, Bielsko, Poland-born recipient of the American Institute of Architects' Thomas Jefferson Award, its highest honor for public architecture
* Elizabeth Diller, partner with husband Ricardo Scofidio and Charles Renfro in Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the first architectural firm to win the so-called "genius award," a MacArthur Prize
* Dan Dworsky, architect
* John Eberson, Romanian-born architect best known for his atmospheric movie palaces
* Leopold Eidlitz, architect
* Peter Eisenman, architect
* [ Sheldon Fox] , architect, co-founder Kohn Pedersen Fox
* [ Ulrich Franzen] , architect
* James Ingo Freed, architect
* M. Paul Friedberg, landscape architect
* Frank Gehry, architect, Pritzker Prize (1989)
* Bertrand Goldberg, architect of Chicago's Marina City Center
* Percival Goodman, urban theorist and architect who designed over 50 synagogues; brother of sociologist/author Paul Goodman
* Victor Gruen, father of the shopping mall
* Lawrence Halprin, landscaper architect/educator
* [ Franklin D. Israel] , architect
* Albert Kahn, industrial architect
* Louis I. Kahn, architect
* Frederick John Kiesler, Czernowitz-born theater designer, artist, theoretician and architect (see Bartos)
* [ A. Eugene Kohn] , architect, co-founder Kohn Pedersen Fox
* Robert D. Kohn, one-time American Institute of Architects president, best known for his designs of Reform synagogues and buildings for the New York Society for Ethical Culture
* [ Reed Kroloff] , architect/critic, former editor of " Architecture", former dean of Tulane School of Architecture, director of Cranbrook Academy of Art
* Morris Lapidus, once maligned architect of "gorgeous" [ ] , but now celebrated as exemplar of MiMo
* Daniel Libeskind, architect
* Richard Meier, architect, Pritzker Prize (1984)
* Erich Mendelsohn, architect, co-founder of the German architectural collaborative Der Ring, later practiced in Mandatory Palestine before settling in the US in 1941
* Robert Moses, this "master builder" was the subject of Robert Caro's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, "The Power Broker"
* Eric Owen Moss, architect
* Barbara A. Nadel [] , an architect specialized in health care and justice facilities, much in demand for her expertise on design for public and institutional building security []
* Richard Neutra, modernist architect
* James Polshek, architect
* Emery Roth, apprentice to Daniel Burnham and architect of classic Jazz Age New York apartment buildings and hotels, who founded firm known asthe "builder's architects"
* Martha Schwartz, landscape architect
* Denise Scott Brown, architect, city planner and partner/spouse of architect Robert Venturi
* Clarence Stein, urban planner, architect and writer, best known for advancing the garden city movement in the US, as evinced by his own collaborations with architect Henry Wright, Sunnyside Gardens and Radburn

* Robert A. M. Stern, architect
* Moshe Safdie, architect
* [ Stanley Saitowitz] , architect and emeritus architecture professor at UC Berkeley []
* Rudolph Schindler, Austrian-born modernist architect known for his private houses in LA.
* Raphael Soriano Rhodes-born architect/educator of Sephardi descent whose work epitomized Mid-Century modern
* Michael Sorkin, architectural theorist and academic with non-profit practice, currently directs the graduate program in urban design at CCNY
* Edgar Tafel, architect; Frank Lloyd Wright protege
* Stanley Tigerman, architect
* Joseph Urban, architect, set designer [] and book illustrator
* Paul Zucker, architect/city planner in Berlin who joined the University in Exile at the New School for Social Research

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