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1761 in architecture

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1761 in architecture

The year 1761 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • Robert Adam and Sir William Chambers are jointly appointed Architect of the King's Works to King George III of Great Britain.
  • Buildings completed

  • Aina Mahal in Bhuj, Gujarat, India, built by Rao Lakhpatji.
  • Christ Church (Cambridge, Massachusetts), designed by Peter Harrison, is completed.
  • St. George Church, Moldavia, with a 99-foot (30-m) high bell tower once gilded in 18-carat gold.
  • Penicuik House in Scotland built by Sir James Clerk, 3rd Baronet.
  • Dunmore Pineapple in Scotland built.
  • Births

  • June 7 - John Rennie the Elder, Scottish-born civil engineer (died 1821)
  • August 19 - Andreyan Zakharov, Russian architect of the "Empire" style (died 1811)
  • August 30 (bapt.) - Archibald Elliot, Scottish architect (died 1823)
  • Deaths

  • April 7 - Gabriele Valvassori, Italian architect (born 1683)
  • date unknown - Domenico Cachia, Maltese master builder (born c. 1690)
  • References

    1761 in architecture Wikipedia


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