Puneet Varma

1941 in architecture

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1941 in architecture

The year 1941 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • Hoover Tower in Stanford, California, United States, designed by Arthur Brown, Jr., completed.
  • Fen Building at Peterhouse, Cambridge, England, designed by H. C. Hughes and Peter Bicknell, completed.
  • Dublin Airport passenger terminal, Ireland, designed by Desmond FitzGerald, opened.
  • Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia, completed.
  • Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, completed.
  • Smith-Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, completed.
  • Replica of the Parthenon, in concrete, in Nashville, Tennessee, completed.
  • Presidential Palace of Tirana, in Tirana, Albania, completed.
  • Karlskoga city hall in Sweden designed by Sune Lindström.
  • National and University Library of Slovenia in Ljubljana, designed by Jože Plečnik in 1930/31, completed.
  • Biblioteca Cantonale (Cantonal Library) in Lugano, Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, designed by Rino and Carlo Tami, completed.
  • St Peter's Church, Grange Park, Enfield, London, designed by Cyril Farey, built using recycled materials.
  • Schwerbelastungskörper, Berlin, Germany, built by Dyckerhoff & Widmann AG.
  • Kahn House in Ngaio, New Zealand, designed by Ernst Plischke, completed.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: no competition.
  • Births

  • April 1 - David Childs, American architect
  • September 13 - Tadao Ando, Japanese "critical regionalist" architect
  • date unknown - Peter Corrigan, Australian architect
  • approximate date - Yasmeen Lari, Pakistani architect
  • Deaths

  • February 12 - Charles Voysey, English Arts and Crafts designer and domestic architect (born 1857)
  • August 26 - Sir Alfred Gelder, English architect and politician active in Kingston upon Hull (born 1855)
  • September 2 - H. Craig Severance, American architect active in New York (born 1879)
  • December 30 - El Lissitzky, Russian artist, designer, photographer, typographer, polemicist and architect (born 1890)
  • References

    1941 in architecture Wikipedia

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