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1640s in architecture

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1640s in architecture


  • The Taj Mahal in Agra, India, is under construction. The mosque and jawab in the complex are completed in 1643.
  • 1640
  • Børsen in Copenhagen, designed by Lorentz and Hans van Steenwinckel the Younger and begun in 1619, is completed.
  • 59-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London (later known as Lindsey House), probably designed by Inigo Jones and begun about 1638, is completed.
  • 1641
  • Tron Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland, designed by John Mylne, is dedicated.
  • The Mauritshuis at The Hague in the Dutch Republic, designed by Jacob van Campen and Pieter Post, is completed.
  • 1645–1648 - Main structure of Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, is built.
  • 1646
  • The St. Mary Magdalene Chapel, Dingli, Malta, is rebuilt after the original chapel had collapsed.
  • Chehel Sotoun in Isfahan, Persia, is completed.
  • 1647 - The Changdeokgung in Seoul, Korea, is reconstructed.
  • 1648 - Jama Masjid, Agra, is built.
  • Births

  • 1642 - Giovanni Barbara, Maltese architect and military engineer (died 1728)
  • c.1645 - William Winde, English gentleman architect (died 1722)
  • 1645: December 27 - Giovanni Antonio Viscardi, Swiss baroque architect working in Bavaria (died 1713)
  • 1646: April 16 - Jules Hardouin Mansart, French baroque architect (died 1708)
  • 1647 - Henry Aldrich, English polymath and amateur architect (died 1710)
  • 1648 - Pietro Perti, Ticinese architect and sculptor working in Lithuania (died 1714)
  • References

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