Supriya Ghosh

1905 in architecture

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1905 in architecture

The year 1905 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.



  • October 18 - London County Council's new street at Kingsway and redevelopment of Aldwych are opened.
  • Work begins on Stoclet Palace, Brussels, designed by Josef Hoffmann.
  • Formation of the Dresden Die Brücke expressionist architecture movement.
  • Buildings opened

  • February 27 - Berlin Cathedral in Berlin, Germany, is inaugurated.
  • June 11 - National Theatre of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
  • September 27 - Arcade du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Belgium, opened by Leopold II of Belgium.
  • November - The Plaza Grill and Cinema, Ottawa, Kansas, possibly the oldest movie theater in the United States that is still in operation.
  • Buildings completed

  • Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, New York, USA, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • Zacherlhaus in Vienna, Austria, designed by Jože Plečnik.
  • Land Administration Building in Brisbane, Australia, designed by Thomas Pye.
  • St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary, completed by József Kauser to an 1851 design by Miklós Ybl.
  • Salepçioğlu Mosque in İzmir, Turkey.
  • Hôtel de ville (city halll) in Sfax, Tunisia, designed by Raphaël Guy.
  • Voewood, High Kelling, Norfolk, UK, designed by E. S. Prior.
  • Antwerpen-Centraal railway station in Belgium, designed by Louis Delacenserie.
  • Murry Guggenheim House in West Long Branch, New Jersey, designed by Carrère and Hastings.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Aston Webb.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Albert Henry Krehbiel.
  • Births

  • February 13 - Werner Schindler, Swiss architect and Olympic medallist (died 1986)
  • March 19 - Albert Speer, German architect and politician (died 1981)
  • April 13 - Bernard Rudofsky, Moravian-born American writer, architect, collector, teacher, designer and social historian (died 1988)
  • June 24 - Michael Scott, Irish architect (died 1989)
  • December 18 - Roy Grounds, Australian architect (died 1981)
  • Deaths

  • March 9 - Ludvig Fenger, City Architect of Copenhagen (born 1833
  • July 24 - Adolf Cluss, German-born American engineer architect in Washington, D.C. (born 1825)
  • August 2 - Cesar Castellani, Maltese architect working in British Guiana
  • August 22 - Alfred Waterhouse, English architect of the Gothic Revival (born 1830)
  • References

    1905 in architecture Wikipedia

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