Virgos, it's time wrap up the loose ends and complete those projects that need just an extra push toward the finish line.

 

Famous AEC Virgos (August 23 thru September 22)

 

Charles F. Kettering, August 29 (1876-1958)
Inventor, engineer, and businessman
Widely considered one of the greatest American inventors, he was an industrial pioneer. The Vice President of General Motors Research Corporation for 27 years, he held 186 patents including the electrical starting motor and leaded gasoline. Some of his inventions were also employed in the fields of aviation technologies, medical research, and diesel locomotives.

 

Renzo Piano, September 14 (1937-)
Architect
Designer of The Shard, Europe’s tallest skyscraper. His other works include The New York Times building in New York City and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. In 2006 he was listed as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.

 

Louis Sullivan, September 3 (1856-1924)
Architect
A pioneer of modernist architecture, Sullivan created the modern skyscraper. He was the first to bring an aesthetic beauty to tall, slender structures. His elegant geometric shapes rising into the sky influenced his most famous student, Frank Lloyd Wright. Louis worked at a Chicago architecture firm after studying at MIT and helped to rebuild after the great Chicago Fire of 1871.

 

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