First Architect: Imhotep

Imhotep

The First Known Architect in History. Thought to be the very first architect in history was Imhotep. As one of the officials of the Pharaoh Djoser, he designed the Pyramid of Djoser (the Step Pyramid) at Saqqara in Egypt in 2630 – 2611 BC.He may have been responsible for the first known use of columns in architecture.

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