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1826 in architecture

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1826 in architecture

The year 1826 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings opened

  • January 30 - The Menai Suspension Bridge over the Menai Strait in Wales, designed by Thomas Telford.
  • December 17 - Helsinki Old Church, designed by Carl Ludvig Engel.
  • Buildings completed

  • Cathedral of Chihuahua, Mexico.
  • The Bank of England in London, designed by Sir John Soane.
  • Cumberland Terrace in London, designed by John Nash and John Thompson.
  • Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church in Potsdam, a very early example of Byzantine Revival architecture designed by Vasily Stasov.
  • Stadttempel, Vienna, Austria.
  • Sofienbad, Vienna, Austria.
  • Births

  • April 11 - Thomas Worthington, English architect based in Manchester (died 1909)
  • July 18 - Edward Habershon, English architect (died 1900)
  • August 16 - Thomas Seaton Scott, Canadian architect (died 1895)
  • Deaths

  • March 1 - Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect and city planner (born 1766)
  • July 4 - Thomas Jefferson, polymath and neoclassical architect (born 1743)
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome - Léon Vaudoyer
  • References

    1826 in architecture Wikipedia

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