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1900 in architecture

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1900 in architecture

The year 1900 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • July 19 - The Paris Métro opens, with entrances designed by Hector Guimard in 1899.
  • Antoni Gaudí begins work on the Parc Güell, which he works on for the next fourteen years.
  • The Gare d'Orsay, the modern-day Musée d'Orsay, is built in Paris by Victor Laloux.
  • The Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower at the University of Birmingham, England, is completed.
  • The OXO Tower in London, England, is completed.
  • The Royer Printing House, designed by Lucien Weissenburger, is completed.
  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn, designed by Mikhail Preobrazhensky, is completed.
  • Dohodno Zdanie, Rousse, Bulgaria.
  • Villa Schutzenberger in Strasbourg, France, is completed.
  • Kinloch Castle on the isle of Rùm, Scotland, designed by Leeming & Leeming, is completed.
  • Bullough Mausoleum on the isle of Rùm, Scotland, built (approximate date).
  • Victoria Theatre, Salford, England opens.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Rodolfo Amadeo Lanciani.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Paul Bigot.
  • Births

  • February 6 - Paul László, Hungarian-born architect (died 1993)
  • March 23 - Hassan Fathy, Egyptian architect (died 1989)
  • April 5 - Herbert Bayer, Austrian-born graphic designer (died 1985)
  • October 8 - Geoffrey Jellicoe, English landscape architect (died 1996)
  • November 3 - Guillermo Gonzalez Sanchez, Dominican architect (died 1970)
  • Deaths

  • February 23 - William Butterfield, English ecclesiastical architect (born 1814)
  • April 16 - Dankmar Adler, German American architect (born 1844)
  • June 2 - Charles Barry, Jr., English architect (born 1823)
  • August 18 - Edward Habershon, English ecclesiastical architect (born 1826)
  • References

    1900 in architecture Wikipedia


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