Girish Mahajan

1946 in architecture

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1946 in architecture

The year 1946 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Buildings

  • Hudson's department store in Detroit, Michigan, United States is completed.
  • BISF houses in the United Kingdom, designed by Frederick Gibberd.
  • Events

  • J. M. Richards publishes his anatomy of England's suburbia, The Castles on the Ground, illustrated by John Piper.
  • Thomas Sharp publishes The Anatomy of the Village.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Patrick Abercrombie.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Guillaume Gillet.
  • Births

  • April 24 - Piers Gough, English architect
  • May 12 - Daniel Libeskind, Polish architect, artist and set designer
  • date unknown - Richard Johnson, Australian architect
  • Deaths

  • February 4 – Herbert Baker, British architect based in South Africa (born 1862)
  • December 16 – Zachary Taylor Davis, Chicago-based US architect (born 1872)
  • References

    1946 in architecture Wikipedia


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