Girish Mahajan

1935 in architecture

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1935 in architecture

The year 1935 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings opened

  • June 2 - Saint Constantine and Elena Cathedral, Bălți, Moldova.
  • July 13 - Shoreham Airport terminal building in England, by Stavers Tiltman.
  • July 22 - Odeon, Kingstanding cinema in Birmingham, England, by Harry Weedon and Cecil Clavering.
  • August 5 - Eastbourne Bandstand in Eastbourne, England.
  • September 30 - Boulder Dam, by John L. Savage (design engineer) with Gordon Kaufmann (supervising architect), is dedicated.
  • November 4 - Hornsey Town Hall, London, by Reginald Uren
  • November 18
  • Freedom Monument in Riga, Latvia, by Kārlis Zāle, is unveiled.
  • Opelwerk Brandenburg, Germany, begins production, 190 days after the laying of the foundation stone.
  • Buildings completed

  • Fallingwater in southwestern Pennsylvania, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Florya Atatürk Marine Mansion, Istanbul, designed by Seyfi Arkan and gifted to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
  • Highpoint I apartment block, Highgate, north London, by Berthold Lubetkin with structural design by Ove Arup.
  • De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, England, by Erich Mendelsohn and Serge Chermayeff
  • Supreme Court of the United States by Cass Gilbert, completed posthumously
  • Von Sternberg House, Northridge, California, by Richard Neutra
  • Stern House, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa, by Rex Distin Martienssen and partners
  • Stockholm Collective House by Sven Markelius with Alva Myrdal
  • Dispensario Antituberculoso, Barcelona, by Josep Lluís Sert
  • An-Nasr Mosque, Nablus, Palestine.
  • Grand Mosque of Mopti, French Sudan.
  • El Omrane Mosque, Tunis.
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral, New Delhi, India, designed by Henry Medd.
  • Gothenburg Concert Hall, Sweden, designed by Nils Einar Ericsson.
  • Vyborg Library, Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto.
  • Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Netherlands, designed by Hendrik Petrus Berlage.
  • Events

  • May 29 - Compagnie Générale Transatlantique ocean liner SS Normandie, with Art Déco and Streamline Moderne interiors designed under the supervision of Roger-Henri Expert, begins her maiden voyage.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Willem Marinus Dudok.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Paul Domenc.
  • Births

  • March 3 - Corinne Bennett, née Wilson, English conservation architect (died 2010)
  • May 7 - Michael Hopkins, English architect
  • June 1 - Norman Foster, English architect, head of international design practice Foster and Partners
  • November 20 - Imre Makovecz, Hungarian architect (died 2011)
  • October 27 - Giorgio Grassi, Italian architect
  • October 31 - John Melvin, English architect
  • Deaths

  • March 27 - Francis Rattenbury, English architect, worked chiefly in Canada (born 1867; murdered)
  • April 5 - Basil Champneys, English architect and author (born 1842)
  • July 6 - Claude Ferrier, British Art Deco architect (born 1879)
  • July 7 - George W. Keller, American architect and engineer (born 1842)
  • References

    1935 in architecture Wikipedia

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