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1948 in architecture

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1948 in architecture

The year 1948 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • September 10 - The Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States is dedicated.
  • December - Carswell House in Newark, Delaware, by Edward Durell Stone, completed.
  • Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado completed.
  • V. C. Morris Gift Shop (later, Xanadu Gallery) in San Francisco, by Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • Mampong Teacher's Training College and Prempeh College, Kumasi, both in Ghana, by Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew.
  • Equitable Building (Portland, Oregon), by Pietro Belluschi, completed.
  • Holy Family Cathedral (Anchorage, Alaska), by Augustine A. Porreca, is completed.
  • Calvert Manor apartment building in Arlington, Virginia, by Mihran Mesrobian, built.
  • Bachman House in Chicago, remodeling by Bruce Goff, completed.
  • Ledbetter House in Norman, Oklahoma, by Bruce Goff, completed.
  • Elkay Apartments in Los Angeles, California, by Richard Neutra, built.
  • Herman T. Mossberg Residence in South Bend, Indiana, by Frank Lloyd Wright, built.
  • Herbert and Katherine Jacobs Second House in Madison, Wisconsin, by Frank Lloyd Wright, completed.
  • Jack Lamberson House in Oskaloosa, Iowa, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, built.
  • Haines Shoe House in Hallam, Pennsylvania, built.
  • Events

  • Le Modulor by Le Corbusier is published.
  • Awards

  • AIA Gold Medal - Charles Donagh Maginnis
  • Olympic gold medal - Adolf Hoch of Austria for Ski jumping hill on the Kobenzl
  • Olympic silver medal - Alfred Rinesch of Austria for Watersports centre in Karinthia
  • Olympic bronze medal - Nils Olsson of Sweden for Baths and sporting hall in Gothenburg
  • Royal Gold Medal - Auguste Perret
  • Births

  • March 15 - Gavin Stamp, British architectural historian
  • December 3 - Maxwell Hutchinson, English architect
  • Louis D. Astorino, American architect
  • Miguel Cabrera Cabrera, Spanish architect and politician working in the Canaries
  • Michael Sorkin, American architect and theorist
  • Ken Yeang, Malaysian ecoarchitect
  • Deaths

  • January 19
  • Ignjat Fischer, Croatian architect (born 1870)
  • Tony Garnier, French architect (born 1869)
  • January 22 - Sir Alfred Brumwell Thomas, English architect (born 1868)
  • February 2 - Sir Charles Herbert Reilly, English architect and teacher (born 1874)
  • March 29 - Olev Siinmaa, Estonian-Swedish architect (born 1881)
  • June 16 - Horace Field, English architect (born 1861)
  • August 1 - George Skipper, English architect (born 1856)
  • August 20 - Emery Roth, Hungarian-born American architect (born 1871)
  • September 3 - Frank Mills Andrews, American architect (born 1867)
  • October 1 - Adolf Szyszko-Bohusz, Polish architect (born 1883)
  • October 27 - Albert Randolph Ross, American architect (born 1868)
  • John Robert Dillon, American architect
  • References

    1948 in architecture Wikipedia


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