Samiksha Jaiswal

1729 in architecture

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1729 in architecture

The year 1729 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • February 3 - The foundation stone is laid for the new Irish Houses of Parliament on College Green in Dublin, designed by Edward Lovett Pearce MP as the world's first purpose-built bicameral legislative building.
  • Completion of Castletown House, Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland's first Palladian mansion, designed by Alessandro Galilei and Edward Lovett Pearce for William Conolly, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons.
  • Completion of Kinlet Hall, Shropshire, England, designed by Francis Smith of Warwick.
  • Completion of Marble Hill House, Twickenham, near London, designed by Roger Morris.
  • Christ Church, Spitalfields, and St George in the East in London, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, are completed for the Commission for Building Fifty New Churches.
  • Chiswick House in London is designed by Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and William Kent.
  • The Palladian Dormitory at Westminster School in London is designed by Richard Boyle.
  • Fountain of Ahmed III (Üsküdar) completed.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Joseph Eustache de Bourge.
  • Births

  • February 6 - Giuseppe Venanzio Marvuglia, Sicilian architect (died 1814)
  • June 29 (bapt.) - Thomas Atkinson, English architect working in Yorkshire (died 1798)
  • November 5 - Martín de Aldehuela, Spanish architect (died 1802)
  • November 24 - Jean-François Leroy, French architect (died 1791)
  • Approximate date - Joseph Turner, Welsh-born architect (died 1807)
  • Deaths

  • September 13 - Colen Campbell, Scottish-born architect (born 1676)
  • References

    1729 in architecture Wikipedia


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