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1709 in architecture

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1709 in architecture

The year 1709 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • In Prague, Hradec Králové, the Bishop’s residence, one of the most elaborate baroque buildings in the city, is begun (completed in 1716).
  • In Vienna, the Theater am Kärntnertor, designed by Antonio Beduzzi, is built.
  • In Nantucket, the Woodbox Inn is built by Captain George Bunker.
  • In Nara, Japan, the Tōdai-ji Temple is rebuilt to its current aspect (first built in 709).
  • Births

  • April 25 – Carl Johan Cronstedt, Swedish architect and inventor (died 1779)
  • June 4? – Johann Gottfried Rosenberg, German-Danish rococo architect (died 1776)
  • Johan Christian Conradi, German-Danish master builder and architect (died 1779)
  • Thomas Ivory, English builder and architect working in Norwich (died 1779)
  • Approximate date – John Phillips, English master carpenter, builder and architect (died 1775)
  • Deaths

  • August 31 – Andrea Pozzo, Italian Baroque architect, decorator, stage designer, painter and art theoretician (born 1642)
  • References

    1709 in architecture Wikipedia


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