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1690s in architecture

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1690s in architecture

Buildings

  • 1690 - The Sindone Chapel in Turin, Piedmont, designed by Guarino Guarini is completed.
  • 1690 - The Barrage Vauban, designed by Vauban and built by Jacques Tarade in Strasbourg, France, is completed
  • 1692
  • St. Kazimierz Church, Warsaw, Poland, designed by Tylman van Gameren, is completed.
  • Theatine Church, Munich, Bavaria, designed by Agostino Barelli in 1662, is substantially completed to the design of Enrico Zuccalli.
  • 1694
  • The Potala Palace in Lhasa is completed by construction of the Potrang Marpo ('Red Palace').
  • The Radziejowski Palace in Nieborów, Poland, designed by Tylman van Gameren, is built.
  • The Chapel of the Holy Shroud in Turin, begun by Amedeo di Castellamonte in 1668, is completed to the design of Guarino Guarini.
  • 1695 - Wren Library, the library of Trinity College, Cambridge, England, designed by Christopher Wren, is completed.
  • 1696
  • Main façades of Chatsworth House completed to designs of William Talman in a pioneering English Baroque style.
  • Library of The Queen's College, Oxford, designed locally, is completed.
  • 1699 - Castle Howard in Yorkshire, England (completed 1712), designed by Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor, is begun.
  • 1690-1700 - Two Baroque palaces in Vilnius, Sapieha Palace and Slushko Palace, designed by Pietro Perti, are erected.
  • 1691-1697 - Branicki Palace, Białystok, Poland, designed by Tylman van Gameren, is built.
  • 1695-1699 - Craigiehall, near Edinburgh, Scotland, designed by Sir William Bruce.
  • 1696 - Construction of Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna to the design of Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach begins.
  • Events

  • 1696 - Window tax is introduced in England.
  • 1697: May 7 - The 13th century royal Tre Kronor ("Three Crowns") castle in Stockholm burns to the ground; the plan for the replacement Stockholm Palace by Nicodemus Tessin the Younger is presented a few weeks later.
  • Births

  • 1690 - Richard Cassels, German-born architect working in Ireland (died 1751)
  • 1691
  • June 17 - Giovanni Paolo Panini, Italian painter and architect (died 1765)
  • September 1 - James Burrough, English academic, amateur architect and antiquary (died 1764)
  • 1692 - Pietro Antonio Trezzini, Swiss architect working in Saint Petersburg (died after 1760)
  • 1693
  • January 29 - Henry, Lord Herbert, later Earl of Pembroke, English courtier and architect (died 1749)
  • September 13 - Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach, Viennese architect (died 1742)
  • 1694
  • April 25 - Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English aristocrat and architect (died 1753)
  • September 26 - Martin Schmid, Swiss Jesuit missionary, musician and architect working in Bolivia (died 1772)
  • 1695
  • April 19 - Roger Morris, English architect (died 1749)
  • October 23 - François de Cuvilliés, Walloon-born dwarf and architect working in Bavaria (died 1768)
  • 1696: September 14 (bapt.) - Batty Langley, English garden architect (died 1751)
  • 1698: October 23 - Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French architect (died 1782)
  • 1699
  • Edward Lovett Pearce, Irish architect (died 1733)
  • (probable date) - Matthew Brettingham, English architect (died 1769)
  • Deaths

  • 1691: February 8 - Carlo Rainaldi, Roman architect (born 1611)
  • References

    1690s in architecture Wikipedia


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