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1786 in architecture

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1786 in architecture

The year 1786 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings completed

  • Casa de Esteban de Luca, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Creaking Pagoda, Tsarskoe Selo, Russia, designed by Georg von Veldten.
  • Golghar, Patna, India, built by Captain John Garstin.
  • Henley Bridge, designed by William Hayward of Shrewsbury, who died before construction had begun.
  • Schloss Bellevue in Berlin, Germany, designed by Philipp Daniel Boumann.
  • St. Catherine's Cathedral, Kherson, Ukraine, built by General Ivan Gannibal.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Charles Percier.
  • Births

  • January 23 - Auguste de Montferrand, French Neoclassical architect who worked primarily in Russia (died 1858)
  • May 7 - John Watts, Irish military architect (died 1873)
  • Deaths

  • February 28 - John Gwynn, English architect and civil engineer (born 1713)
  • October 20 - Humphrey Sturt, British architect (born c.1725)
  • References

    1786 in architecture Wikipedia

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