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1781 in architecture

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1781 in architecture

The year 1781 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings completed

  • Brizlee Tower, Alnwick, Northumberland, England, a folly erected for Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, possibly designed by Robert Adam
  • St. Hilarius Parish Church of Näfels, Switzerland, designed by architects Johann Singer and Jakob Singer.
  • Triumphal Arc, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine, built for the visit of Polish King Stanisław August Poniatowski to the city of Kamianets-Podilskyi.
  • Sturehov Manor near Stockholm, designed by Carl Fredrik Adelcrantz, probably completed.
  • Montagu House, Portman Square, London, designed by James Stuart, completed.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Louis Combes.
  • Births

  • March 13 - Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Prussian architect, city planner, and painter (died 1841)
  • August 12 - Robert Mills, possibly the first native-born American to train as a professional architect (died 1855)
  • Deaths

  • date unknown - Pietro Camporese the Elder, Italian architect (born 1726)
  • References

    1781 in architecture Wikipedia

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