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1620s in architecture

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1620s in architecture


  • 1619 - Børsen in Copenhagen, Denmark designed by Lorentz and Hans van Steenwinckel the Younger, is begun (completed 1640)
  • 1620
  • Work on Santa Maria delle Grazie Tower in Xgħajra, Malta begins.
  • Reconstruction of Frederiksborg Palace, Denmark, is completed by Hans van Steenwinckel the Younger following the death of his brother Lorentz.
  • Skaill House on Orkney is built.
  • 1621 - Prince's Lodging at Newmarket, Suffolk, England, designed by Inigo Jones, completed.
  • 1622-1628 - The Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah in Agra, India, is built.
  • 1622 - The Banqueting House, Whitehall, London, is opened with a performance of Ben Jonson's The Masque of Augurs designed by the building's architect, Inigo Jones.
  • 1623-1627 - Queen's Chapel at St James's Palace in London, designed by Inigo Jones, is built.
  • c. 1625/26 - Coymans house, Keizersgracht, Amsterdam, designed by Jacob van Campen.
  • 1627
  • Palazzo Barberini in Rome begun by Carlo Maderno and Francesco Borromini (completed 1633).
  • Muchalls Castle in Scotland, reconstruction completed by Thomas Burnett of Leys.
  • 1628 - George Heriot's Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • 1629 - Simtokha Dzong (castle-monastery) in Bhutan.
  • Births

  • 1620: November 2 (bapt.) - Roger Pratt, English gentleman architect (died 1684)
  • Deaths

  • 1620 - Bontadino de Bontadini, Italian hydraulic engineer, architect, mathematician and wood carver
  • 1627: July 17 - Lieven de Key, Dutch architect (born 1560)
  • 1629: January 30 - Carlo Maderno, Ticinese-born architect (born 1556)
  • References

    1620s in architecture Wikipedia

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