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1965 in architecture

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1965 in architecture

The year 1965 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings opened

  • August 15 - Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway, Ireland, designed by John J. Robinson, is dedicated.
  • September - Toronto City Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • October 6
  • The Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls.
  • The Post Office Tower in London, UK, officially opened by Prime Minister Harold Wilson
  • November 19 - Dedication of the Arctic Cathedral, Tromsø, Norway.
  • December 28 - Museo de Arte de Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • The first phase of the University of California, Irvine campus, designed by William Pereira
  • The first phase of the University of California, Santa Cruz campus, designed by John Carl Warnecke
  • The Shalom Meir Tower in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
  • Buildings completed

  • October - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis, Missouri, designed by Eero Saarinen.
  • Akosombo Dam, Ghana.
  • Holyoke Center at Harvard University, Boston, United States, designed by Josep Lluís Sert.
  • The Richard J. Daley Center in Chicago, United States.
  • The NASA Vertical Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39, Florida, United States.
  • Seinajoki Town Hall in Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto.
  • The Nozema Zendstation, The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Elephant House, London Zoo, designed by Hugh Casson and Neville Conder.
  • Awards

  • Architecture Firm Award - Wurster, Bernardi & Emmons.
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Osborn McCutcheon.
  • RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Kenzo Tange.
  • Births

  • Diébédo Francis Kéré, Burkinabè architect
  • Monica Ponce de Leon, Venezuelan-born architect and educator
  • Kerstin Thompson, Australian architect
  • Deaths

  • January 11 - Florestano Di Fausto, Italian architect working around the Mediterranean (born 1890)
  • May 10 - Karl Burman, Ukrainian-Estonian architect and painter (born 1882)
  • June 21 - Kay Fisker, Danish architect, designer and educator (born 1893)
  • August 6 - Donald McMorran, English neo-Georgian architect (born 1904)
  • August 27 - Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret), Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner and writer (born 1887)
  • September 13 - Louis Laybourne Smith, Australian architect and educator (born 1880)
  • References

    1965 in architecture Wikipedia

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