February - Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is officially opened.
April 30 - Torre Latinoamericana in Mexico City, designed by Augusto H. Alvarez, is officially opened.
July 31 - Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, USSR, is officially opened.
Capitol Records Building in Hollywood, California, the world's first round office building, by architect Welton Becket, is completed.
S. R. Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, designed by the current head of IIT's architecture department Mies van der Rohe, is completed.
General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan, designed by Eero Saarinen, is completed.
Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, designed by Lev Rudnev, is completed.
Maisons Jaoul in the Paris suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine, designed by Le Corbusier, is completed.
Mausoleum of Genghis Khan completed as a cenotaph in Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China.
Vidhana Soudha, completed in Bangalore, India, designed by Kengal Hanumanthaiah.
Bank of England Printing Works at Loughton, designed by Howard Robertson.
Council House, Bristol, England, designed by Vincent Harris, is completed (begun 1938).
Rødovre Town Hall, Denmark, designed by Arne Jacobsen, is completed.
Faculty of Letters building at the University of Reading, England, designed by Howard Robertson.
AIA Gold Medal - Clarence S. Stein.
Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Michel Folliasson.
Royal Gold Medal - Walter Gropius.
January 15 - Vitaly Kaloyev, Russian architect and politician
October 29 - Kazuyo Sejima, Japanese architect
November - Teresa Borsuk, British architect
February 25 - Philip Tilden, English domestic architect (born 1887)
May 7 - Josef Hoffmann, Austrian architect and designer (born 1870)
July 21 - Lionel Bailey Budden, English architect and academic (born 1877)
September 8 - Oskar Kaufmann, Hungarian-Jewish architect known for his works in Berlin (born 1873)
November 20 - Joseph Emberton, English modernist architect (born 1889)
1956 in architecture Wikipedia
The year 1956 in architecture involved some significant events.