|Covid-19|The journal De Stijl is first published by Theo van Doesburg.
The Het Schip housing scheme designed by Michel de Klerk in Amsterdam is started.
The Lister County Courthouse (Listers härads tingshus) designed by Erik Gunnar Asplund in a Mannerist style in Solvesborg, Sweden is started.
Edificio Correos, San José, Costa Rica
Livermore House, San Francisco, California, USA, designed by Julia Morgan.
RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Henri Paul Nenot.
March 2 - Laurie Baker, British-born Indian architect, known for his initiatives in cost-effective energy-efficient architecture (died 2007)
April 26 - I. M. Pei, Chinese American architect often called a master of modern architecture.
September 14 - Ettore Sottsass, Italian architect and designer (died 2007)
December 8 - Nisse Strinning, Swedish architect and designer (died 2006)
December 10 - Eladio Dieste, Uruguayan engineer and architect (died 2000)
January 19 - E. R. Robson, English school architect (born 1836)
February 8 - Thomas Arboe, Danish railway station architect (born 1837)
July 2 - Gerald Horsley, English architect (born 1862)
September 23 - Robert Swain Peabody, Boston architect (born 1845)
November 23 - William Ralph Emerson, American architect (born 1833)
December 30 - Gustaf Nyström, Finnish architect (born 1856)
1917 in architecture Wikipedia
The year 1917 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.