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1808 in architecture

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1808 in architecture

The year 1808 in architecture involved some significant events.


Buildings completed

  • Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, Paris, France.
  • Fort Edgecomb, an octagonal, wooden, two-story blockhouse, built in Lincoln County, Maine, USA, to protect Wiscasset's seaport (settled in 1663 on the tidal waters of the Sheepscot River).
  • Fountain in front of Mission Santa Barbara, California, USA.
  • Hotel Polski, Warsaw, Poland.
  • Potseluev Bridge (new cast-iron bridge) across the Moyka River in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Sheffield Old Town Hall, England, UK.
  • Leeds Library, England, UK, by Thomas Johnson.
  • Sparks Shot Tower in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Teatro della Concordia, designed by Luigi Canonica, in Cremona, Italy.
  • Reconstruction of palace at Natolin, Poland, by Chrystian Piotr Aigner for Stanisław Kostka Potocki.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Achille-François-René Leclère.
  • Births

  • January 22 – James Fergusson, Scottish writer on architecture (died 1886)
  • July 25 – Francis Thompson, English architect working chiefly on railways (died 1895)
  • February 13 – Robert Russell, Australian architect and surveyor (died 1900)
  • October 28 – Emilio De Fabris, Florentine architect (died 1883)
  • date unknown – Jean-Baptiste Schacre, French draughtsman and architect (died 1876)
  • Deaths

  • February 18 – Giuseppe Piermarini, Italian architect (born 1734)
  • March 9 – Joseph Bonomi the Elder, Italian-born architect and draughtsman (born 1739)
  • October 1 – Carl Gotthard Langhans, Prussian builder and architect (born 1732)
  • References

    1808 in architecture Wikipedia

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