Trisha Shetty

1942 in architecture

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1942 in architecture

The year 1942 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • October 10 - The Normandie Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, designed by engineer Félix Benítez Rexach and architect Raúl Reichard, is opened.
  • The National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, United States is completed.
  • Walthamstow Town Hall in London, designed by Philip Hepworth in 1932, is completed.
  • Wythenshawe Bus Garage in Manchester, England is completed.
  • Events

  • April 25 - Marriage of English architects Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry in London.
  • May 30/31 - Bombing of Cologne in World War II: The first 1,000 bomber raid and associated fires destroy 3,330 non-residential buildings and make 13,000 families homeless; eleven of the twelve Romanesque churches of Cologne are damaged.
  • An abridged version of the Athens Charter by Le Corbusier is published.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - William Curtis Green.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Raymond Gleize?
  • Births

  • January 19 - John Sheehy, American architect
  • February 1 - Tonny Zwollo, Dutch-born architect
  • March 23 - Fabio Reinhart, Swiss architect
  • September 15 - Ksenia Milicevic, Yugoslav-born French painter, architect and town planner
  • Patty Hopkins, born Patricia Wainwright, English architect
  • Roger Walker, New Zealand architect
  • Deaths

  • March 31 - Randall Wells, English Arts and Crafts architect (born 1877)
  • May 17 - Mārtiņš Nukša, Latvian architect and diplomat (born 1878; executed)
  • May 20 - Hector Guimard, French-born Art Nouveau architect (born 1867)
  • May 23 - C. R. Ashbee, English interior designer (born 1863)
  • June 25 - Arthur Anderson, Australian architect (born 1868)
  • September 22 - Ralph Adams Cram, American collegiate and ecclesiastical architect (born 1863)
  • December 8 - Albert Kahn, German American industrial architect (born 1869)
  • December 13 - Robert Robinson Taylor, first accredited African-American architect (born 1868)
  • December 27 - Reginald Blomfield, English architect (born 1856)
  • References

    1942 in architecture Wikipedia


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