Trisha Shetty

1924 in architecture

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1924 in architecture

The year 1924 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici begin work on their vacation home E-1027 at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in the south of France
  • Buildings completed

  • The Chilehaus in Hamburg, Germany, designed by Johann Friedrich Höger.
  • Rietveld Schröder House in Utrecht, Netherlands, designed by Gerrit Rietveld.
  • Queen Mary's Dolls' House in England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
  • Awards

  • Olympic silver medal - Alfréd Hajós & Dezso Lauber of Hungary for Plan for Budapest Swimming Stadium.
  • Olympic bronze medal - Julien Médecin of Monaco for Stadium for Monte Carlo (no gold medal was awarded).
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Marcel Péchin.
  • Births

  • February 29 - Agustín Hernández Navarro, Mexican architect and sculptor
  • March 23 - John Madin, English architect (died 2012)
  • June 14 - Arthur Erickson, Canadian architect (died 2009)
  • August 14 - Sverre Fehn, award-winning Norwegian architect (died 2009)
  • December 4 - John C. Portman Jr., American architect and developer
  • Deaths

  • April 14 - Louis Sullivan, American architect sometimes called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism" (born 1856)
  • April 23 - Bertram Goodhue, American neo-gothic architect (born 1869)
  • April 24 - Ferdinand Arnodin, French bridge engineer (born 1845)
  • August 11 - Franz Heinrich Schwechten, German architect (born 1841)
  • November 7 - Sir Thomas Graham Jackson, English architect active in Oxford (born 1835)
  • References

    1924 in architecture Wikipedia


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