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1722 in architecture

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1722 in architecture

The year 1722 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • Blenheim Palace (begun 1705) in Woodstock, England, designed by John Vanbrugh, is completed.
  • Wanstead House, near London, England, designed by Colen Campbell, is completed.
  • Castletown House in County Kildare, Ireland, designed by Alessandro Galilei, is completed.
  • Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk, Grünberg (Zelená hora), Bohemia, designed by Jan Santini Aichel, is completed.
  • Kantajew Temple in Bengal is completed.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture (first award): Jean-Michel Chevotet.
  • Births

  • March 17 - William Wentworth, 2nd Earl of Strafford, English peer and amateur architect (died 1791)
  • August - James Essex, English builder and architect working in Cambridge (died 1784)
  • Francesco Sabatini, Sicilian architect working in Spain (died 1797)
  • Robert Smith, Scottish architect working in America (died 1777)
  • Deaths

  • April 28 (bur.) - William Winde, English gentleman architect (born c.1645)
  • June 20 - Christoph Dientzenhofer, Bavarian baroque architect working in Bohemia (born 1655)
  • References

    1722 in architecture Wikipedia


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