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1742 in architecture

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1742 in architecture

The year 1742 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • Azm Palace (Hama), Syria, built.
  • Hôtel de Caumont, Aix-en-Provence, designed by Robert de Cotte (d.1735) and Georges Vallon, completed.
  • Kozłówka Palace, Poland, designed by Józef Fontana II, completed.
  • Palace of Portici, Italy, designed by Antonio Canevari, completed.
  • Palais Rohan, Strasbourg, Alsace, designed by Robert de Cotte, completed.
  • Malplaquet House, east London, England, built.
  • Berlin Court Opera, designed by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, inaugurated.
  • Queen Mary Court at Greenwich Hospital, London, planned by Wren (d.1723) and Hawksmoor (d.1736), completed by Thomas Ripley.
  • Redland Chapel, Bristol, England, designed probably by John Strahan or William Halfpenny, built.
  • Publications

  • Batty Langley publishes Ancient Architecture Restored in England, a pioneering pattern book for Gothic Revival architecture.
  • Births

  • March 13 - Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Prussian architect (died 1841)
  • Deaths

  • June 29 - Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach, Austrian architect (born 1693)
  • References

    1742 in architecture Wikipedia


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