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1744 in architecture

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1744 in architecture

The year 1744 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • Giác Lâm Pagoda in Saigon is built by Lý Thụy Long.
  • Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda in Cairo, designed by Katkhuda of Egypt ('Abd al Rahman Katkhuda'), is built.
  • Tombul Mosque in Shumen, Ottoman Empire, is completed.
  • St Botolph's Aldgate church in the City of London, designed by George Dance the Elder, is completed.
  • St John the Baptist's Church, Knutsford in England, designed by J. Garlive, is completed.
  • Twelve Collegia in Saint Petersburg, designed by Domenico Trezzini and Theodor Schwertfeger, is completed.
  • The second Summer Palace in Saint Petersburg, designed by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, is completed.
  • Remodelling of the Hirschholm Palace in Denmark to a design by Lauritz de Thurah is completed.
  • Remodelling of the Prince's Mansion, Copenhagen in Denmark by Nicolai Eigtved is completed.
  • The Würzburg Residence in Germany, designed by Balthasar Neumann with Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, Maximilian von Welsch, Robert de Cotte and Germain Boffrand, is completed (begun 1720).
  • Morelia Cathedral in Mexico is completed (begun 1660).
  • Alamo Mission in San Antonio is begun.
  • Christ Church, Philadelphia, is completed.
  • Holden Chapel at Harvard University is completed.
  • St. Peter's Church in the Great Valley of Chester County, Pennsylvania, is built.
  • Withcote Chapel in Leicestershire, England, is remodelled.
  • St. Martin's Church, Warsaw, is reconstructed to a design by Karol Bay at about this date.
  • Births

  • August 7 (bapt.) - Thomas Harrison, English architect (d. 1829)
  • September 20 or 21 - Giacomo Quarenghi, Italian-born architect (d. 1817)
  • References

    1744 in architecture Wikipedia


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