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1916 in architecture

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1916 in architecture

The year 1916 in architecture involved some significant events.

Contents

Buildings

  • Colony Club at Park Avenue & 62nd Streer in New York City by Delano & Aldrich with interiors by Elsie de Wolfe, later the East Coast school of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, completed.
  • Main building of St Hugh's College, Oxford in England by Herbert Tudor Buckland and William Haywood completed.
  • Church of St Paul, Liverpool in England by Giles Gilbert Scott completed.
  • Holland House (shipping company offices) in the City of London, designed by Hendrik Petrus Berlage.
  • Events

  • c. November - The Incorporation of Architects in Scotland founded in Edinburgh.
  • Publication of the White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs is initiated, continuing until 1940.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Robert Rowand Anderson.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: not held.
  • Births

  • January 23 - Olaf Andreas Gulbransson, German architect (d. 1961)
  • April 4 - Robert S. McMillan, American architect (d. 2001)
  • May 4 - Jane Jacobs, American-Canadian urban theorist (d. 2006)
  • June 29 - John M. Johansen, American architect (d. 2012)
  • July 1 - Lawrence Halprin, American architect (d. 2009)
  • August 6 - Dom Mintoff, Maltese architect and Prime Minister (d. 2012)
  • November 1 - John C. Harkness, American architect
  • November 9 - Richard Tyler, British architect (d. 2009)
  • Deaths

  • March 22 - Ferdinand Fellner, Austrian architect (b. 1847)
  • June - Addison Hutton, American architect (b. 1834)
  • July 22 - Hans Jørgen Holm, Danish architect (b. 1835)
  • October 10 - Antonio Sant'Elia, Italian architect (killed in action) (b. 1888)
  • December 22 - Gyula Pártos, Hungarian architect (b. 1845)
  • References

    1916 in architecture Wikipedia


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