20. Cesar Pelli
Cesar Pelli is an Argentine-American architect who was born in 1926 in San Miguel de Tucuman. Pelli is famous for designing some of the tallest towers and landmarks in the world. He was the architect responsible for the Petronas Twin Towers, the iconic Kuala Lumpur skyscraper that was the tallest building in the world from 1998 to 2004, and the world Financial Center in Manhattan.
Pelli was listed by AIA (American Institute of Architects) in 1991 as one of the 10 most influential American designers. Pelli won the 1995 AIA Gold Medal and the Aga Khan Award in 2004.