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1776 in architecture

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1776 in architecture

The year 1776 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • The Landhaus (Dresden), designed by Friedrich August Krubsacius, is completed.
  • City Hall, Weesp in the Netherlands, designed by Jacob Otten Husly with Leendert Viervant the Younger, is completed.
  • Rauma Old Town Hall in Finland, designed by Christian Friedrich Schröder, is built.
  • Hôtel du Châtelet town house in Paris, designed by Mathurin Cherpitel, is built.
  • Château Malou near Brussels in the Austrian Netherlands is built.
  • Curtea Nouă palace in Bucharest, Principality of Wallachia, is completed.
  • New Wardour Castle in Wiltshire, England, designed by James Paine, is built to replace the ruined Wardour Castle.
  • Woolverstone Hall in Suffolk, England, designed by John Johnson, is built.
  • The Wenyuan Chamber, an imperial library in the Forbidden City of Beijing, is built.
  • The Palazzi di S. Apollinare in Rome is extended by Pietro Camporese il Vecchio and Pasquale Belli.
  • The church of San Barnaba, Venice, is reconstructed by Lorenzo Boschetti.
  • The Villa del Poggio Imperiale near Florence in Tuscany is remodelled by Gaspare Paoletti.
  • 11-15 Portman Square, London, designed by James Wyatt, are completed.
  • The Dobbin House Tavern in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is built and is later used as a home on the Underground Railroad.
  • New Aray Bridge on Inveraray Castle estate in Scotland, designed by Robert Mylne, is completed.
  • Births

  • June 8 – Thomas Rickman, English architect and architectural antiquary (died 1841)
  • June 11 – James Gillespie Graham, Scottish architect (died 1855)
  • August 22 – Carlo Amati, Italian architect (died 1852)
  • Deaths

  • June 4 – Johann Gottfried Rosenberg, German-Danish rococo architect (born 1709)
  • References

    1776 in architecture Wikipedia


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