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1919 in architecture

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1919 in architecture

The year 1919 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • 25 April - The Bauhaus architectural and design movement is founded in Weimar, Germany, by Walter Gropius.
  • November - Start of the Glass Chain correspondence.
  • Julia Morgan is selected as the architect for William Randolph Hearst's La Cuesta Encantada, better known as Hearst Castle, in San Simeon, California, USA.
  • Buildings opened

  • 5 March - Rebuilt Helsinki Central railway station, designed by Eliel Saarinen
  • April - First Congregational Church of Albany, New York, USA, designed by Albert W. Fuller.
  • 27 November - Laie Hawaii Temple, Oʻahu, Hawaii, USA, dedicated.
  • 29 November - Großes Schauspielhaus in Berlin with interior remodelled as a theater by Hans Poelzig.
  • Church of the Madonna della Difesa, Montreal, Canada.
  • McMahon Building, better known as the "World's littlest skyscraper", by J. D. McMahon, in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas.
  • Buildings completed

  • Het Schip, Amsterdam, Netherlands, by Michel de Klerk.
  • First Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland, by Rudolf Steiner.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Leonard Stokes.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Jacques Carlu and Jean-Jacques Haffner.
  • Births

  • 3 January - Robin Boyd, Australian architect (died 1971)
  • 21 June - Paolo Soleri, Italian-American architect (died 2013)
  • 23 July - Geoffrey Bawa, Ceylonese architect (died 2003)
  • 12 December - Giancarlo De Carlo, Italian architect (died 2005)
  • date unknown - Mualla Eyüboğlu, Turkish architect (died 2009)
  • Deaths

  • 26 February - Paul Due, Norwegian architect of railway stations (born 1835)
  • 12 August - Ernest Gimson, English "Arts and Crafts" architect and furniture designer (born 1864)
  • 15 October - Adolf W. Edelsvärd, Swedish architect (born 1824)
  • 6 November - Hans Christian Amberg, Danish architect (born 1837)
  • References

    1919 in architecture Wikipedia


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