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Sulpitius van Vorst (1375 - 1439) was a Brabant architect active in the early 15th century. He designed and built mainly in the Brabant Gothic style. His notable work includes Sint-Sulpitius church in Diest, Church of Our Lady in Poel in Tienen, Saint Peter's Church in Leuven, and Leuven Town Hall. His Leuven Town Hall, famous for its ornate architecture, is the subject of a stamp issued by Bpost in 2019.

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ARX Portugal is an architecture firm founded in 1991 by Nuno Mateus and José Mateus. The Lisbon-based firm is recognized for its contemporary style houses and public buildings. Its projects include Barreiro College of Technology, Ilhavo City Library, Costa Nova Social and Cultural Center, and Abrantes Municipal Market. A stamp issued by CTT Correios de Portugal in May 2007 features its project Ílhavo Maritime Museum Extension.

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Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (1880 – 1960) was an English architect noted for his blending of Gothic tradition with modernism. His work includes the Cambridge University Library, Lady Margaret Hall, Battersea Power Station, New Bodleian Library, Bankside Power Station, and Liverpool Cathedral. His Bankside Power Station, now houses the Tate Modern Gallery, is featured in a stamp in the Millennium Projects Series V issued in May 2000.

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Douglas Cardinal (1934 -) is an Indigenous Canadian architect based in Ottawa, Ontario. His projects are marked with smooth curvilinear forms influenced by his Aboriginal heritage as well as European Expressionist architecture. He is perhaps best known for his designs of the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec and the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. His St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Red Deer, Alberta is featured in a Royal Architectural Institute of Canada stamp issued in 2007.

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Christian de Portzamparc (1944 -) is a French architect and urbanist. His projects combine bold designs and artistic touch with a sensibility to their environment in the urban settings. His notable work includes Musée Bourdelle (Paris), The City of Music (Paris), Les Champs Libres (Rennes), LVMH Tower (New York), Philharmonie (Luxembourg), Cidade da Musica (Rio de Janeiro), and Musée Hergé (Belgium). His Philharmonie (also known as Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte Concert Hall) is featured in a stamp issued in 2005.

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Lluis Domènech I Montaner (Barcelona, 1850-1923). Catalan architect with many Modernist buildings all around Catalonia, like the Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona) and the Institut Pere Mata (Reus). But, perhaps, his best known work is the Hospital de Sant Pau (Saint Paul's Hospital), built in Barcelona , between 1902 and 1912, a huge and wonderful Modernist hospital.




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Juan Herreros (1958-) is a Spanish architect. His work achieved international acclaim and contributed to the recognition of Spanish architecture of the 1980s and 90s. His notable projects include Usera Public Library Madrid, Bank of Panama Tower, Carreras Múgica Art Gallery, Agora International Convention Center. His Munch Museum is featured in a stamp issued by Posten in June 2020.
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West Germany issued this set in 1983 for the 100th
birth Anniversary of Walter Gropius (1883-1969)
Founder of Bauhaus Architecture.

Scott 1387 - 1389




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Jože Plecnik (1872 – 1957) was a Slovene architect who had a major impact on the modern architecture of Ljubljana. His most notable work includes the iconic Triple Bridge, the Slovene National and University Library building, Ljubljanica Sluice Gate, and the Congress Square. He also designed churches in Belgrade and Prague. Pošta Slovenije issued a souvenir sheet in 2017 to highlight his work.
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Jan Duiker (1890 – 1935) was a Dutch architect and is a key figure representing the Constructivist movement. He worked in Paris with Pierre Chareau in 1925 for projects such as Maison de Verre. His other notable work includes Meer en Bosch, Nirwana (residential building), Cineac (cinema), Openluchtschool (open air school), and Zonnestraal (estate). His Zonnestraal appears in a modern architecture stamp set issued in 2018.
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