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1738 in architecture

See also: 1737 in architecture, other events of 1738, 1739 in architecture and the architecture timeline.



  • William Kent is appointed to remodel Rousham House and gardens in Oxfordshire, England, "a landmark in the history of the Romantic movement."
  • Buildings

  • Château de Bagnolet, Paris.
  • San Simeone Piccolo on the Grand Canal (Venice), designed by Giovanni Antonio Scalfarotto, completed.
  • Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Palma, Algeciras, Spain, designed by Alonso Barranco and completed by Isidro Casaus.
  • Welsh Charity School, Clerkenwell, London, designed by James Steer.
  • Residenz Ansbach reconstruction completed by Leopold Retti.
  • Publications

  • Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni – Description abregée de l'eglise Saint Pierre de Rome (Paris)
  • Births

  • Matvey Kazakov, Russian neoclassical architect (died 1812)
  • Approximate date - John Palmer of Bath, English architect (died 1817)
  • Deaths

  • January 20 - Francesco Galli Bibiena, Italian architect, designer and painter (born 1659)
  • March 16 - George Bähr, German architect; designer of Protestant churches (born 1666)
  • Date unknown - Francis Smith of Warwick, English architect (born 1672)
  • References

    1738 in architecture Wikipedia