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1850 in architecture

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1850 in architecture

The year 1850 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings completed

  • Bratsberg Church, Trondheim, Norway.
  • Hillsgrove Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Britannia Bridge in north Wales, engineered by Robert Stephenson, is opened.
  • Newcastle railway station in the north-east of England, designed by John Dobson, is opened.
  • Sainte-Geneviève Library in Paris, designed by Henri Labrouste, is completed, the first major public building with an exposed cast-iron frame.
  • Château de Boursault, France, designed by Jean-Jacques Arveuf-Fransquin.
  • Vĩnh Tràng Temple, Mỹ Tho, Vietnam.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Victor Louvet
  • Royal Gold Medal - Charles Barry
  • Births

  • January 10 - John Wellborn Root, Chicago-based US architect (died 1891)
  • February 17 - Frank Darling, Canadian architect associated with Toronto (died 1923)
  • November 15 - Victor Laloux, French Beaux-Arts architect and teacher (died 1937)
  • December 21 - Lluís Domènech i Montaner, Spanish-Catalan architect, a leader of Modernisme català, the Catalan Art Nouveau/Jugendstil movement (died 1927)
  • Robert Worley, English architect (died 1930)
  • Deaths

  • February 19 - François Debret, French architect (born 1777)
  • March 2 - Auguste-Henri-Victor Grandjean de Montigny, French architect influential in Brazil (born 1776)
  • May 8 - Antonio Niccolini, Italian architect, scenic designer, and engraver (born 1772)
  • July 12 - Robert Stevenson, Scottish lighthouse engineer (born 1772)
  • References

    1850 in architecture Wikipedia

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