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1814 in architecture

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1814 in architecture

The year 1814 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings completed

  • Craigellachie Bridge, Scotland, designed by Thomas Telford, is completed.
  • Pont d'Iéna over the Seine in Paris, commissioned by Napoleon I of France in 1807, is completed.
  • Iglesia de San Juan Bautista (Chiclana de la Frontera), Spain, designed in 1776 by Torcuato Cayón, is completed.
  • St George's Church, Everton, England, designed by ironfounder John Cragg with Thomas Rickman, is consecrated.
  • St George's Church, Charlotte Square, New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland, designed by Robert Reid, is completed.
  • Middletown Alms House in Connecticut is completed.
  • Narva Triumphal Arch in Saint Petersburg, Russia, designed by Giacomo Quarenghi, is built in wood; it is rebuilt in stone between 1827 and 1834.
  • Saheb Ettabaâ Mosque in Tunis, construction led by Ben Sassi, is completed.
  • Museum, Palace and St Stephan Catholic Church in Karlsruhe (Baden), designed by Friedrich Weinbrenner, are completed.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Charles Henri Landon and Louis Destouches.
  • Births

  • January 27 - Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect and architectural theorist (died 1879)
  • February 10 - Harvey Lonsdale Elmes, English architect (died 1847)
  • March 9 - James William Wild, English decorative architect to the Great Exhibition of 1851 (died 1892)
  • April 16 - Miklós Ybl, Hungarian architect (died 1891)
  • May 26 - Wilhelm Engerth, Austrian architect and engineer (died 1884)
  • September 7 - William Butterfield, English ecclesiastical architect (died 1900)
  • Deaths

  • August 17 - John Johnson, English architect and Surveyor to the County of Essex (born 1732)
  • December 19 - Giuseppe Venanzio Marvuglia, Italian architect (born 1729)
  • date unknown - Giuseppe Pistocchi, Italian Neoclassical architect (born 1744)
  • References

    1814 in architecture Wikipedia


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