Gunnar Birkerts, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gunnar Birkerts

American architect

Date of Birth: 17-Jan-1925

Place of Birth: Riga, Latvia

Date of Death: 15-Aug-2017

Profession: architect, university teacher

Nationality: United States, Latvia

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Gunnar Birkerts

  • Gunnar Birkerts (Latvian: Gunars Birkerts, January 17, 1925 – August 15, 2017) was a Latvian American architect who, for most of his career, was based in the metropolitan area of Detroit, Michigan. Some of his designs include the Corning Museum of Glass and the Corning Fire Station in Corning, New York, Marquette Plaza in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri, and the U.S.
  • Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela. In 2014, the National Library of Latvia in Riga was completed to his design.

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