|Covid-19|Abraham Hirsch is appointed chief architect of the French city of Lyon.
(end of year) - At the Vienna Hofburg, groundbreaking is held for the new Imperial Natural History Museum (German: K.k. Naturhistorisches Hofmuseum), beginning a 20-year construction project.
March 29 - The Royal Albert Hall in London, designed by Francis Fowke and H. Y. Darracott Scott.
September 14 - Hokkaidō Shrine, Sapporo, Japan.
October 15 - Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, Manchester, England, designed by Joseph A. Hansom & Son.
Alexandria City Hall, Virginia, USA, designed by Adolph Cluss
Christ Church, Nazareth, Israel
Church of Saint-Augustin, Paris, designed by Victor Baltard
Fort Teremba, New Caledonia
Jacob Kamm House, Portland, Oregon, USA, designed by Justus F. Krumbein
Lehrter Bahnhof, Berlin, designed by Alfred Lent, Bertold Scholz and Gottlieb Henri Lapierre.
Royal Gold Medal - James Fergusson
Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Émile Ulmann.
August 22 - Émile André, French architect, artist, and furniture designer (died 1933)
January 4 - Lewis Vulliamy, English architect (born 1791)
September 1 - Sir James Pennethorne, English architect and planner (born 1801)
October 9 - Niels Sigfred Nebelong, Danish historicist architect (born 1806)
1871 in architecture Wikipedia
The year 1871 in architecture involved some significant events.