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Currently, Walter Burley Griffin is 145 years, 5 months and 29 days old. Walter Burley Griffin will celebrate 146rd birthday on a Thursday 24th of November 2022. Below we countdown to Walter Burley Griffin upcoming birthday.
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|Born||November 24, 1876 (Illinois)|
Walter Burley Griffin’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
Walter Burley Griffin was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
Designed Canberra, Australia's capital city; his modern style was influenced by the Prairie School architectural concept. Also responsible for India's University of Lucknow's library.
He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1899, where he studied under the renowned Nathan Clifford Ricker. He then worked for Dwight H. Perkins after moving to Chicago.
He developed the L-shaped floor plan and the car port and found innovative uses for reinforced concrete.
His father, George Walter Griffin, was employed as an insurance agent. He worked in partnership with his wife, Marion, for much of his career. They designed more than 350 buildings, landscape, and urban-design projects together.
He at one point worked for architect Frank Lloyd Wright, but their relationship eventually dissolved.