July 19 - The South Tower of the World Trade Center, by Minoru Yamasaki, is topped out at 1,362 feet (415m), making it the second tallest building in the world.
May 1 - Näsinneula tower in Tampere, Finland.
May 9 - Peace Candle of the World, Scappoose, Oregon, USA.
January 9 - Courts of Justice building in Valletta, Malta, inaugurated.
April - Hillbrow Tower in Johannesburg, South Africa.
May - New Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes.
October 16 - Azadi Tower, originally Shahyad Tower, Tehran, Iran, designed by Hossein Amanat, inaugurated.
Marsham Towers, three 20-storey tower blocks for the Department of the Environment atop a 5-storey linking building at Marsham Street in Westminster, London, designed by Eric Bedford (demolished 2002–03).
Mausoleum of Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.
Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas, designed by Mark Rothko and Philip Johnson.
Maupoleum in Amsterdam, designed by Piet Zanstra (demolished 1994).
Meritus Mandarin Singapore Hotel Tower 1 in Singapore, designed by Stanley T. S. Leong.
Carmel de la Paix in Mazille, Saône-et-Loire, France, designed by Josep Lluís Sert.
Fred. Olsen Lines terminal, London Docklands, the first major design of Foster Associates.
Summerland Leisure Complex in Douglas, Isle of Man (destroyed by fire 1973).
Ukrainian Institute of Scientific Research and Development, Kiev, designed by L. Novikov and F. Yurijev.
Anderton House, Rigg Side, Goodleigh, North Devon, England, designed by Peter Aldington and John Craig.
AIA Gold Medal - Louis Kahn.
Architecture Firm Award - Albert Kahn Associates, Inc..
RAIA Gold Medal - Frederick Lucas.
Royal Gold Medal - Hubert de Cronin Hastings.
Twenty-five Year Award - Crow Island School
May 7 - Marco Casagrande, Finnish architect, environmental artist, architectural theorist, writer and professor of architecture
May 17 - Martin Aunin, Estonian architect
Rocio Romero, Chilean-born architect
March 24 - Arne Jacobsen, Danish architect and designer (born 1902)
August 1 - Vincent Harris, English architect (born 1876)
August 28 - Edith Hughes, Britain's first practising woman architect
October 16 - Robin Boyd, Australian architect (born 1919)
1971 in architecture Wikipedia
The year 1971 in architecture involved some significant events.