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1763 in architecture

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1763 in architecture

The year 1763 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • April 3 - Foundation stone of the church of La Madeleine, Paris laid; the original design, commissioned in 1757 from Pierre Contant d'Ivry, will not be completed.
  • Chapel for Clare Hall in the University of Cambridge (England) designed by Sir James Burrough.
  • Buildings opened

  • May 14 - Nuovo Teatro Pubblico in Bologna, designed by Antonio Galli Bibiena, opened.
  • July 24 - Požega Cathedral, Požega, Croatia, consecrated.
  • December 2 - Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island, designed by Peter Harrison, dedicated.
  • Buildings completed

  • Börringe Castle, Sweden.
  • Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Croome, Worcestershire, England, designed by "Capability Brown" (exterior) and Robert Adam (interior).
  • Clérigos Church tower, Porto, Portugal.
  • St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania.
  • Villa Albani in Rome, designed by Carlo Marchionni, is substantially completed.
  • Donnington Grove in Berkshire, England, designed by John Chute, is built.
  • Births

  • August 8 - Charles Bulfinch, first native-born American to practice architecture as a profession (died 1844)
  • Deaths

  • February 2 - Emmanuel Héré de Corny, French court architect to Stanisław Leszczyński at Nancy (born 1705)
  • September 12 - Johann Joseph Couven, German baroque architect (born 1701)
  • References

    1763 in architecture Wikipedia


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