Inspiring Designers

Gamble House by Greene and Greene
Gamble House by Greene and Greene

Here’s a short list of designers who have inspired my thinking.

Christopher Alexander – architect and author of some of the most significant books on architecture: The Timeless Way of Building and A Pattern Language
Laurie Baker – British architect who worked in India on affordable, sustainable housing
Hassan Fathy – Egyptian architect and author of Architecture for the Poor who worked to re-establish adobe building
Gernot Minke – German engineering professor and author specializing in earth construction
Greene and Green – architectural firm of the Green brothers who were chief proponents of the American Arts and Crafts movement
William Morris – English designer who was prominent in the English Arts and Crafts movement
Richard Hansen – Sculpture professor and professional artist in Colorado

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