Puneet Varma

1944 in architecture

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1944 in architecture

The year 1944 in architecture involved some significant events.

Contents

Buildings

  • 10050 Cielo Drive (site of the Manson murders in 1969) is built.
  • The temporary wooden Jicwood bungalow is designed by Richard Sheppard in England.
  • Events

  • The Greater London Plan and A Plan for Plymouth are published by Patrick Abercrombie.
  • Awards

  • AIA Gold Medal - Louis Sullivan.
  • Royal Gold Medal - Edward Maufe.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Claude Béraud.
  • Births

  • January 9 - Massimiliano Fuksas, Italian architect
  • January 19 - Thom Mayne, American architect
  • January 25 - Bernard Tschumi, Swiss-born architect
  • April 6 - Peter Murray, English architectural journalist
  • April 24 - Maarja Nummert, Estonian architect
  • July 15 - Stephen A. Lesser, American architect
  • August 19 - Adrian Smith, American architect
  • September 27 - Jan Utzon, Danish architect
  • November 17 - Rem Koolhaas, Dutch architect
  • December 23 - Samuel Mockbee, American architect (died 2001)
  • Bryan Avery, English architect
  • Dick Clark, American architect
  • Spencer de Grey, English architect
  • David Miller, American architect
  • Rafael Viñoly - Uruguayan architect
  • Deaths

  • January 1 - Sir Edwin Lutyens, English architect (born 1869)
  • March 8 - Rudolf Wels, Czech architect, killed in Auschwitz concentration camp (born 1882)
  • April 10 - Henry Price, English architect working in Manchester (born 1867)
  • May 8 - Alexander Beer, German architect, died in Theresienstadt concentration camp (born 1873)
  • May 26 - Walter Brugmann, Nazi German architect, died in aircraft crash (born 1887)
  • October 23 - Wilson Eyre, American architect (born 1858)
  • November 12 - Samuel Charles Brittingham, Australian architect (born 1860)
  • December 4 - Benjamin Wistar Morris, American architect (born 1870)
  • December 25 - Henry Budden, Australian architect (born 1871)
  • Harry Little, American architect
  • Watson Elkinah Reid, Canadian architect (born 1858)
  • Morris H. Whitehouse, American architect (born 1878)
  • References

    1944 in architecture Wikipedia


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