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1866 in architecture

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1866 in architecture

The year 1866 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • The seat of the Norwegian Parliament, Storting building, designed by Emil Victor Langlet, Inaugurated 5 March
  • The building of Nationalgalerie starts in Berlin, designed by Friedrich August Stüler and Johann Heinrich Strack.
  • The New Synagogue, Berlin, Germany is completed by Friedrich August Stüler to the design of Eduard Knoblauch.
  • St. Mark's Church, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England, designed by Robert Lewis Roumieu, is consecrated.
  • The Princess Theatre, Melbourne, Australia by architect William Pitt is completed.
  • The Plaka Bridge in Greece is completed by Kostas Bekas.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Matthew Digby Wyatt.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Jean-Louis Pascal.
  • Births

  • February 15 - Banister Fletcher, English architect and architectural historian (died 1953)
  • February 23 - Joseph Miller Huston, American architect working in Pennsylvania (died 1940)
  • June 14 - Henry Sproatt, Canadian architect (died 1934)
  • July 14 - Ragnar Östberg, Swedish architect (died 1945)
  • July 29 - Jens Zetlitz Monrad Kielland, Norwegian architect (died 1926)
  • August 1 - Claude Fayette Bragdon, American architect (died 1946)
  • November 28 - Henry Bacon, American Beaux-Arts architect (died 1924)
  • Deaths

  • March 23 - Ferdinand von Arnim, German architect and watercolor painter (born 1814)
  • References

    1866 in architecture Wikipedia


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