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1720 in architecture

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1720 in architecture

The year 1720 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • First Prix de Rome in architecture awarded in France to Antoine Derizet.
  • Nobile Teatro di San Giacomo di Corfù converted into a theatre.
  • Buildings

  • Massachusetts Hall (Harvard University) is completed.
  • Rebuilding of All Saints Church, Oxford (in The High) is completed to designs by Henry Aldrich with tower and spire probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor.
  • 213 and 215 King's Road, Chelsea, London.
  • Baroque remodelling of the Church of the Teutonic Order, Vienna, probably by Anton Erhard Martinelli.
  • Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple in Bârsana, Romania (one of the wooden churches of Maramureș).
  • Replacement wooden Holy Trinity Church, Zhovkva, Ukraine.
  • Births

  • March 22 – Nicolas-Henri Jardin, French architect (d. 1799)
  • October 4 – Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher of architectural views (d. 1778)
  • November 30 – André Soares, Portuguese sculptor and architect (d. 1769)
  • References

    1720 in architecture Wikipedia

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