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1903 in architecture

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1903 in architecture

The year 1903 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.



  • September - First Garden City Ltd formed to develop Letchworth in England with Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin as architects.
  • The Group Plan for the civic center of Cleveland, Ohio, by Daniel Burnham, Arnold Brunner, and John Carrere is released.
  • Giles Gilbert Scott wins the competition to design Liverpool Cathedral.
  • Buildings completed

  • The Beurs van Berlage (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), designed by Hendrik Berlage.
  • Hill House, Helensburgh, Scotland, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
  • Juselius Mausoleum, Pori, Finland, designed by Josef Stenbäck.
  • Palazzo Castiglioni (Milan), Italy, designed by Giuseppe Sommaruga.
  • Wemyss Bay railway station in Scotland, rebuilt by James Miller.
  • Communal Palace of Buzău, Romania, designed by Alexandru Săvulescu (died 1902).
  • Sängerhaus in Strassburg inaugurated
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Charles Follen McKim.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Léon Jaussely.
  • Births

  • April 18 - Stephen Dykes Bower, English ecclesiastical architect (died 1994)
  • June 17 - A. Hays Town, American architect known for commercial and domestic architecture (died 2005)
  • July 16 - Adalberto Libera, Italian Modernist architect (died 1963)
  • July 18 - Victor Gruen, Austrian-born architect of shopping malls (died 1980)
  • August 21 - F. S. Platou, Norwegian architect (died 1980)
  • October 18 - Albert Frey, American "desert modernist" architect (died 1998)
  • October 24 - Charlotte Perriand, French architect and designer (died 1999)
  • Deaths

  • August 28 - Frederick Law Olmsted, American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator (born 1822)
  • November 16 - Camillo Sitte, Austrian architect, painter and city planner (born 1843)
  • date unknown - Louis-Daniel Perrier, Swiss architect (born 1818)
  • References

    1903 in architecture Wikipedia

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