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1705 in architecture

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1705 in architecture

The year 1705 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • November - In Williamsburg, capital of the Virginia colony in America, construction of the first Capitol building is completed.
  • Blenheim Palace is begun at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England, designed by John Vanbrugh (completed 1722).
  • The Stadtpalais Liechtenstein in Vienna, Austria, is completed.
  • Remodelling of the Jesuit Church, Vienna, by Andrea Pozzo is largely completed.
  • Births

  • January 17 - Jacques-Fran├žois Blondel, French architect (died 1774)
  • Charles Labelye, Swiss civil engineer (died 1762)
  • Approximate date - Richard Taliaferro, American architect working in Williamsburg, Virginia and designer of the second Capitol there (died 1779)
  • Deaths

  • Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham, English amateur architect (born 1632)
  • References

    1705 in architecture Wikipedia


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