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1915 in architecture

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1915 in architecture

The year 1915 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Buildings opened

  • April - The Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition, designed by Jan Letzel, is opened. Today, it is known as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.
  • April 21 - Theatre Circo, Braga, Portugal.
  • Buildings completed

  • Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, Bombay.
  • Kumarakottam Temple, Kanchipuram, India rebuilt.
  • Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, Yosemite Village, California.
  • Well Hall Estate for arsenal workers at Woolwich in south-east London.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Frank Darling.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: not held.
  • Births

  • May 8 - Laurent Chappis, French architect and town planner (died 2013)
  • October 4 - Beverly Loraine Greene, African American architect (died 1957)
  • December 12 - Tobias Faber, Danish architect and academic (died 2010)
  • Deaths

  • February 17 - George Franklin Barber, American residential architect (born 1854)
  • April 17 - Philip Webb, English architect (born 1831)
  • May 28 - Robert Chisholm, British "Indo-Saracenic" architect (born 1840)
  • June 25 - John James Clark, Australian architect (born 1838)
  • July 11 - Albert Schickedanz, Austro-Hungarian architect and painter in the Eclectic style (born 1846)
  • References

    1915 in architecture Wikipedia


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