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1821 in architecture

The year 1821 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • The Schauspielhaus in Berlin (begun in 1819), designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, is completed.
  • The Palais Leuchtenberg in Munich (begun in 1817), designed by Leo von Klenze, is completed.
  • The Haymarket Theatre in London, designed by John Nash, is completed.
  • Prince Ludwig I of Bavaria, wishing to build a monument to German unity and heroism (and the defeat of Napoleon), commissions Leo von Klenze to build a replica of the Parthenon on a bluff overlooking the Danube River near Regensburg, the Walhalla memorial.
  • The Strasbourg Opera House is completed
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Guillaume-Abel Blouet
  • Births

  • January 2 - Napoleon LeBrun, American architect (died 1901)
  • February 13 - John Turtle Wood, English architect (died 1890)
  • February 20 - Frigyes Feszl, Hungarian architect (died 1884)
  • April - Thomas Brunner, English-born architect working in New Zealand (died 1874)
  • July 4 - A. J. Humbert, English architect patronised by the royal family (died 1877)
  • August 1 - James Gowans, Scottish architect (died 1890)
  • November 26 - Charles Webb, English-born architect working in Victoria (Australia) (died 1898)
  • Giuseppe Bonavia, Maltese architect (died 1885)
  • John Elkington Gill, English architect working in Bath (died 1874)
  • Deaths

  • March 1 - John Yenn, English architect (born 1750)
  • October 4 - John Rennie the Elder, Scottish-born civil engineer (born 1761)
  • References

    1821 in architecture Wikipedia


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