Kevin Roche

1922 - 2019

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Eamonn Kevin Roche (June 14, 1922 – March 1, 2019) was an Irish-born American Pritzker Prize-winning architect. He has been responsible for the design/master planning for over 200 built projects in both the U.S. and abroad. These projects include eight museums, 38 corporate headquarters, seven research facilities, performing arts centers, theaters, and campus buildings for six universities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kevin Roche has received more than 153,885 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Kevin Roche is the 185th most popular architect (down from 108th in 2019), the 74th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 39th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Irish Architect.

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Among architects, Kevin Roche ranks 185 out of 424Before him are Hans Poelzig, Mart Stam, Mikhail Eisenstein, Giovanni Antonio Amadeo, William Le Baron Jenney, and François Blondel. After him are Nefermaat, Jean Prouvé, Michael Ventris, Giuseppe Terragni, Carl Ludvig Engel, and Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann.

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Among people born in 1922, Kevin Roche ranks 120Before him are Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Juan Antonio Bardem, José Froilán González, and Bernardin Gantin. After him are Tadeusz Borowski, Michael Ventris, John B. Goodenough, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, Susanna Agnelli, and Manuel Fraga. Among people deceased in 2019, Kevin Roche ranks 108Before him are Rip Torn, Peter Mayhew, Harold Bloom, Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Dawda Jawara, and Monkey Punch. After him are Machiko Kyō, Emanuel Ungaro, Peter Schreier, Šaban Šaulić, Peter Lindbergh, and Rafi Eitan.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Kevin Roche ranks 74 out of 460Before him are Brian Cowen (1960), George Johnstone Stoney (1826), James Barry (1795), George Francis FitzGerald (1851), Eystein II of Norway (1125), and Maureen O'Sullivan (1911). After him are Mary Robinson (1944), Kevin Farrell (1947), David Kelly (1929), Christy Brown (1932), Neil Jordan (1950), and Edward Mulhare (1923).

Among ARCHITECTS In Ireland

Among architects born in Ireland, Kevin Roche ranks 2Before him are Eileen Gray (1878). After him are James Hoban (1762), Shelley McNamara (1952), and Yvonne Farrell (1951).