Architects who become popular for making iconic monuments make big bucks off their skills.
A combination of three disciples of engineering, environmental science, and art, Architecture is an influential career. As the countries continue to grow and head towards quick urbanization, architects are more in demand than ever. The most famed architects earn their reputation based on envisioning the client’s needs, creating structural moments that can last a lifetime, and carrying a portfolio of work with successful projects. A field full of inspiration, it can elevate living and alter anybody’s mood with their visions. The power of the world’s best architects remains in their buildings that speak louder than words. From preserving historical monuments to playing with angular designs, the richest of them have mastered the art of everything.
While the annual salary of an architect is $80,000, the most celebrated architects earn ten to twenty times more than them. Holding steady reputations in their field, let’s take a look at the world’s richest architects.
Norman Foster remains the richest architect on the list with a $240 million net worth. He founded his firm Foster + Partners in 1967 and is known to create elegant modern buildings from steel and glass. His most notable projects include the Citic Headquarters located in Hangzhou, China, and the Swiss Tower RE in London, England. He has won awards for his design of the Hearst Tower in New York. His Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi remains his most innovative project to date...