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1702 in architecture

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1702 in architecture

The year 1702 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • In London, Buckingham Palace is built as the London home of the Duke of Buckingham.
  • In Addiscombe, near London, Addiscombe Place is built to the design of architect Sir John Vanbrugh (known for Blenheim Palace).
  • In Bhaktapur, Nepal, the Nayatpola Temple, a five-story pagoda, is built at about this date by King Bhupatindra Malla.
  • In Copenhagen, Gyldenløve's Mansion is erected by master builder Ernst Brandenburger.
  • In Pennsylvania (colony), the Thompson-Neely House is built.
  • In Romania, the Serbian Church in Arad is completed.
  • In Italy the church of Sant'Antonio, Faenza is rebuilt to the design of Carlo Cesare Scaletta.
  • In Rome, the façade of the church of Santa Maria in Trastevere is reconstructed by Carlo Fontana.
  • The tower of St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, is reconstructed.
  • Births

  • February 3 – Giovanni Battista Vaccarini, Sicilian architect (died 1768)
  • February 10 – Carlo Marchionni, Roman architect (died 1786)
  • Deaths

  • May 10 – Antonio Gherardi, Italian painter, sculptor and architect working in Rome (born 1638)
  • References

    1702 in architecture Wikipedia


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