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1715 in architecture

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1715 in architecture

The year 1715 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • The Clarendon Building at the University of Oxford, England, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, is completed.
  • St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham, England, designed by Thomas Archer is consecrated as a parish church.
  • Many batteries and redoubts are built in Malta. Surviving examples include Saint Mary's Battery, Qolla l-Bajda Battery, Briconet Redoubt and Vendôme Tower.
  • Filippo Juvarra starts working on the previously postponed construction of the church of Santa Christina in Turin.
  • Filippo Juvarra starts rebuilding the church of San Filippo Neri, Turin in which the roof had collapsed during the siege of Turin during the War of the Spanish Succession.
  • Fountain of the Tritons completed by Carlo Francesco Bizzaccheri.
  • Events

  • Colen Campbell publishes the first volume of Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect.
  • References

    1715 in architecture Wikipedia


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