Peter Eisenman

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Birthday
11, 1932
Birthplace
New Jersey
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1932 (age 87)
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

American architect who has become one of the most well-known creators of deconstructionist architecture. Some of his most notable structures include the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Germany and the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.

Before Fame

He was a swimmer at Cornell University and received an Architecture degree from the school before earning his PhD from the University of Cambridge.

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He has taught at some of the most prestigious schools in the U.S., including the Yale School of Architecture and Harvard University.

Family Life

His brother is biblical scholar Robert Eisenman.

Associated With

He and Michael Graves are both members of the famed New York Five group of architects who embraced modernist architecture.

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