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1818 in architecture

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1818 in architecture

The year 1818 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Events

  • Church Building Act in the United Kingdom makes available £1 million for the construction of new Anglican "Commissioners' churches" to serve the expanding urban population.
  • Buildings

  • Hazuri Bagh Baradari, Lahore, Punjab, built.
  • Chapel of St John the Evangelist, Edinburgh, Scotland, designed by William Burn, dedicated.
  • Church of Saint Peter, Wilmington, Delaware, designed by Pierre Bauduy, dedicated
  • Trinity House of Leith, Scotland, designed by Thomas Brown, completed.
  • The Holme in Regent's Park, London, built by Decimus Burton as a house for his father James Burton.
  • "Ware's Folly" in Augusta, Georgia, United States, completed as a house for Nicholas Ware at enormous cost.
  • First National Theatre Munich, Bavaria, designed by Karl von Fischer, opened.
  • The Royal Coburg Theatre, London, opened.
  • The Savannah Theatre, Savannah, Georgia, United States, designed by William Jay, opened.
  • Teatro Nuovo, Pesaro, Papal States of Italy, opened as an opera house.
  • Whitworth Bridge, Dublin, Ireland, designed by George Knowles, opened.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: no first prize awarded.
  • Births

  • May 17 - William Hay, Scottish architect (died 1888)
  • June 20 - Eugenius Birch, English civil engineer specialising in seaside pleasure piers (died 1884)
  • July 22 - Thomas Stevenson, Scottish civil engineer specialising in lighthouses (died 1887)
  • November 11 - James Renwick, Jr., American architect (died 1895)
  • Thomas Mainwaring Penson, English architect (died 1864)
  • Louis-Daniel Perrier, Swiss architect (died 1903)
  • Deaths

  • April 25 - Johan Martin Quist, Danish architect (born 1755)
  • May 1 - François-Joseph Bélanger, French neoclassical architect (born 1744)
  • References

    1818 in architecture Wikipedia


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