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1834 in architecture

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1834 in architecture

The year 1834 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings opened

  • August 30 – The Alexander Column, Saint Petersburg, Russia, designed by Auguste de Montferrand, is unveiled.
  • October 7 – Birmingham Town Hall in Birmingham, England, designed by Joseph Hansom and Edward Welch, is opened for the start of the Music Festival, already delayed by a year because of lack of funds.
  • Buildings completed

  • De Zwaluw, Hoogeveen, smock mill, Netherlands, built for Lucas Quirinus Robaard and Karsjen Meeuwes Steenbergen.
  • Gurgi Mosque, Tripoli, Libya.
  • Final reconstruction of the Presidential Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania, by Vasily Stasov.
  • Reconstruction of the Narva Triumphal Arch in Saint Petersburg in stone by Vasily Stasov.
  • Events

  • October 16 – Burning of Parliament: Much of the Palace of Westminster in London is destroyed by fire. Augustus Pugin is among the witnesses.
  • The Institute of British Architects in London, predecessor of the Royal Institute of British Architects, is formed.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Paul-Eugène Lequeux.
  • Births

  • March 11 – E. W. Pugin, English ecclesiastical architect (d. 1875)
  • March 24 – William Morris, English artist, writer and conservationist (d. 1896)
  • April 5 – Robert Rowand Anderson, Scottish architect (d. 1921)
  • April 7 – Alfred B. Mullett, English-born American architect (d. 1890)
  • May 23 – Jānis Frīdrihs Baumanis, Latvian architect (d. 1891)
  • August 2 – Frédéric Bartholdi, French sculptor (d. 1904)
  • Deaths

  • September 2 – Thomas Telford, Scottish-born stonemason, architect and civil engineer (b. 1757)
  • September 5 – Thomas Lee, English architect (b. 1794)
  • References

    1834 in architecture Wikipedia

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