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1875 in architecture

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1875 in architecture

The year 1875 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • January 5 - Salle des Capucines in Paris, France, designed by Charles Garnier, is opened as the home of the Paris OpĂ©ra.
  • Sydney Town Hall in Sydney, Australia is completed.
  • William Watts Sherman House, Newport, Rhode Island, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, is built.
  • The Hermannsdenkmal monument in Berlin, Germany, designed by sculptor Ernst von Bandel, is completed.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Edmund Sharpe.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Edmond Paulin.
  • Organisations

  • German firm Wayss & Freitag formed, who pioneered reinforced concrete.
  • Births

  • May 12 - Charles Holden, English architect noted for London Underground stations (died 1960)
  • July - W. Curtis Green, English commercial architect (died 1960)
  • August 11 - Percy Erskine Nobbs, Scottish-born Canadian Arts and Crafts architect (died 1964)
  • Deaths

  • February 28 - Robert Willis, English mechanical engineer, phonetician and architectural historian (born 1800)
  • June 5 - E. W. Pugin, English ecclesiastical architect (born 1834)
  • June 24 - Henri Labrouste, French architect (born 1801)
  • References

    1875 in architecture Wikipedia

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