American architect (1906–2005)
Philip Cortelyou Johnson
July 8, 1906
|Died||January 25, 2005 (aged 98)|
New Canaan, Connecticut, U.S.
|Alma mater||Harvard Graduate School of Design|
|Awards||Pritzker Prize (1979)|
AIA Gold Medal (1978)
|Buildings||IDS Tower, PPG Place, Crystal Cathedral|
|Design||Buildings clad entirely in glass|
In 1930, he founded the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. In 1978 he was awarded an American Institute of Architects Gold Medal and in 1979 the first Pritzker Architecture Prize.
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