Girish Mahajan

1923 in architecture

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1923 in architecture

The year 1923 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • Vers une architecture by Le Corbusier (later translated into English as Towards a New Architecture) is published.
  • Bauhaus expressionist architecture phase ends.
  • Liebenberg and Kaplan architectural practice established in Minneapolis.
  • Buildings opened

  • June 23 - Stockholm City Hall, designed by Ragnar Östberg.
  • December 26 - Ottawa Auditorium, Canada (demolished 1967).
  • Buildings completed

  • Chilehaus in Hamburg, designed by Fritz Höger.
  • Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • Église Notre-Dame du Raincy in France, designed by Auguste Perret.
  • Awards

  • AIA Gold Medal - Henry Bacon
  • RIBA Royal Gold Medal - John James Burnet
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Jean-Baptiste Mathon
  • Births

  • March 2 - Sam Scorer, English architect (died 2003)
  • June 24 - Peter Womersley, British architect (died 1993)
  • June 25 - Harry Seidler, Austrian-born Australian Modernist architect (died 2006)
  • September 18 - Peter Smithson, English New Brutalist architect, husband and partner of Alison Smithson (died 2003)
  • September 25 - Leonardo Benevolo, Italian historian of modern architecture (died 2017)
  • Eulie Chowdhury, Indian architect (died 1995)
  • Deaths

  • May 19 - Frank Darling, Canadian architect and promoter of the Beaux-Arts style (born 1850)
  • October 25 - Robert S. Roeschlaub, Colorado architect (born 1843)
  • November 24 - Michel de Klerk, Dutch Amsterdam School architect (born 1884)
  • December 27 - Gustave Eiffel, French civil engineer and architect (born 1832)
  • References

    1923 in architecture Wikipedia


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