July 20 - Civic Trust (England), founded by Duncan Sandys to promote improvement of the built environment, holds its inaugural conference.
Byrd Station commissioned in West Antarctica.
July 22 - Fazle Omar Mosque, Hamburg, Germany.
Torre de Madrid, one of the tallest buildings in Spain.
Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge in China.
Friedrich-Engelhorn-Hochhaus in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, at the time the tallest building in Germany.
The Interbau project in West Berlin, with buildings designed by forty-eight architects.
Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts in Yerevan, Armenia.
Munkegaard School near Copenhagen, Denmark, designed by Arne Jacobsen.
Richards Medical Research Laboratories by architect Louis Kahn, on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Unité d'Habitation at Marseille, by Le Corbusier.
Josep Lluís Sert's house for himself at 64 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Dr. Robert Hohf House near Kenilworth, Illinois, USA by Keck & Keck.
Norms Restaurant, La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, USA by Armét & Davis.
AIA Gold Medal - Ralph Walker, Louis Skidmore
RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Alvar Aalto
May 18 - Ai Weiwei, Chinese contemporary artist, active in sculpture, installation, architecture, curating, photography, film, and social, political and cultural criticism
August 5 - Shigeru Ban, Japanese architect known for use of paper and cardboard
January 7 - Joze Plecnik, Slovene architect (born 1872)
February 2 - Julia Morgan, first woman to be admitted to the architecture program at l'École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and the first woman architect licensed in California (born 1872)
August 22 - Beverly Loraine Greene, first African American woman architect to be licensed (born 1915)
October 3 - Bernard Maybeck, American architect of the Arts and Crafts Movement (born 1862)
October 15 - Henry Van de Velde, Belgian Flemish painter, architect and interior designer (born 1863)
1957 in architecture Wikipedia
The year 1957 in architecture involved some significant events.