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1823 in architecture

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1823 in architecture

The year 1823 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • Work begins on the British Museum in London, designed by Robert Smirke (later Sir Robert).
  • Work begins on the Altes Museum in Berlin, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, which is completed in 1830.
  • Work completed on St George's Church, Brandon Hill in Bristol, England, designed by Robert Smirke in Greek Revival style.
  • Work completed on the Primary Cathedral of Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Work completed on the Admiralty building, Saint Petersburg designed by Andreyan Zakharov in 1806.
  • Work completed on the core of Massachusetts General Hospital, Bulfinch Building, designed by Charles Bulfinch.
  • William Strickland builds St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, United States, one of the first Gothic revival buildings.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Félix Duban.
  • Births

  • March 8 - Thomas Fuller, Canadian architect (died 1898)
  • July 7 - Francis Fowke, Anglo-Irish architect and military engineer (died 1865)
  • July 23 - Edwin May, American architect working in Indianapolis (died 1880)
  • September 21 - Charles Barry, Jr., English architect (died 1900)
  • Deaths

  • June 16 - Archibald Elliot, Scottish architect (born 1761)
  • August 16 - Louis-Martin Berthault, French architect (died 1770)
  • References

    1823 in architecture Wikipedia

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