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1726 in architecture

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1726 in architecture

The year 1726 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • Work begins on the Dresden Frauenkirche, in Dresden, Germany, designed by George Bähr (completed in 1743; destroyed in 1945; reconstructed in 2005).
  • Completion of St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, London, designed by James Gibbs.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: François Carlier.
  • Births

  • November 15 - Henry Keene, English architect (died 1776)
  • Deaths

  • March 26 - Sir John Vanbrugh (born 1664)
  • September 16 - Jakob Prandtauer (born 1660)
  • References

    1726 in architecture Wikipedia


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