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1670s in architecture

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1670s in architecture

Buildings

  • 1670
  • Báo Quốc Pagoda, Huế, Vietnam, is built.
  • Saint George Palace, Rennes, France, has its foundation stones laid.
  • 1671 - Weston Park, Shropshire, England, is built for Elizabeth Wilbraham.
  • 1672
  • Buildings by Christopher Wren in England:
  • Temple Bar, London rebuilt.
  • Williamson Building at The Queen's College, Oxford, completed.
  • Construction of Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, Florida, designed by Ignacio Daza, begins.
  • 1673
  • April - Badshahi Masjid in Lahore, Punjab, built for Aurangzeb, is completed.
  • Monastery of San Francisco, Lima, Peru, is consecrated (completed 1774).
  • 1675
  • June - Work on the new St Paul's Cathedral in London, designed by Christopher Wren, begins.
  • June 11 - Theatine Church, Munich, consecrated in form as left by Agostino Barelli.
  • August 2 - Portuguese Synagogue (Amsterdam), designed by Elias Bouwman and begun in 1671, is completed.
  • Bethlem Royal Hospital in London, designed by Robert Hooke.
  • Briggflatts Meeting House near Sedbergh in north-west England built.
  • 1676
  • The Royal Greenwich Observatory in London, designed by Christopher Wren is completed.
  • Wren Library, Cambridge, the library of Trinity College, England, is designed by Christopher Wren (completed 1695).
  • Main courtyards of Les Invalides in Paris, designed by Libéral Bruant, are completed.
  • St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Vilnius is completed.
  • 1677
  • The Monument to the Great Fire of London, designed by Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke is completed.
  • Chapel of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, designed by Christopher Wren.
  • 1679
  • Chapel (Église Saint-Louis des Invalides) at Les Invalides, Paris, is completed to the design of Libéral Bruant.
  • Černín Palace in Prague, designed by Francesco Caratti, is completed.
  • Events

  • 1671: December 30 - The Académie royale d'architecture is founded by Louis XIV of France in Paris, the world's first school of architecture.
  • Births

  • 1672 - Francis Smith of Warwick, English architect (died 1738)
  • 1673 - Johann Friedrich Ludwig, German-born architect working in Portugal (died 1752)
  • 1676: June 15 - Colen Campbell, Scottish-born Georgian architect (died 1729)
  • 1678: March 7 - Filippo Juvarra, Sicilian-born architect (died 1736)
  • 1679 - Francesco Zerafa, Maltese architect (died 1758)
  • Deaths

  • 1670: October 11 - Louis Le Vau French classical architect (born 1612)
  • 1672: October 24 - John Webb, English architect (born 1611)
  • References

    1670s in architecture Wikipedia


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