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1922 in architecture

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1922 in architecture

The year 1922 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.



  • Construction work begins on The Los Angeles Central Library in Los Angeles, California, United States.
  • Construction of Böttcherstraße in Bremen, Germany, in the style of Brick Expressionism begins.
  • Monument to the Third International, designed by Vladimir Tatlin, is cancelled.
  • Buildings opened

  • March 21 - Rebuilt London Waterloo station is officially opened (engineers: J. W. Jacomb-Hood and A. W. Szlumper; architect: J. R. Scott).
  • May 30 - Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., United States is dedicated by William H. Taft, in the presence of Abraham Lincoln's son, 79-year-old Robert Todd Lincoln.
  • June 9 - Spalding War Memorial in England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, is dedicated.
  • October 14 - Gerrards Cross Memorial Building in England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, is dedicated.
  • November 26 - Rochdale Cenotaph in England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, is dedicated.
  • Buildings completed

  • Estonian Constituent Assembly (Riigikogu) building in Toompea Castle, designed by Eugen Habermann and Herbert Johanson.
  • Antiguo Casino de Ponce, Puerto Rico, by Agustin Camilo Gonzalez.
  • Shabolovka tower in Moscow, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, by Vladimir Shukhov.
  • Wolseley Motors showrooms, 160 Piccadilly, London, by W. Curtis Green.
  • Wrigley Building in Chicago, Illinois, by Graham, Anderson, Probst & White.
  • Awards

  • AIA Gold Medal - Victor Laloux
  • Royal Gold Medal - Thomas Hastings
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Robert Giroud.
  • Births

  • April 13 - Valve Pormeister, Estonian architect (died 2002)
  • May 29 - Iannis Xenakis, Greek composer, music theorist and architect-engineer (died 2001)
  • June 14 - Kevin Roche, Irish-born American Pritzker Prize-winning architect
  • Bill Howell, British architect (died 1974)
  • Deaths

  • April 18 - Hjalmar Welhaven, Norwegian architect, palace manager and sportsman (born 1850)
  • July 21 - Eugène Vallin, French architect, furniture designer and manufacturer (born 1856)
  • September 19 - Benjamin D. Price, American architect known principally for his catalogue sales of plans for churches (born 1845)
  • December 4 - Hermann Baagøe Storck, Danish architect and heraldist (born 1839)
  • December 8 - Ernest George, English architect and painter (born 1839)
  • References

    1922 in architecture Wikipedia

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