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1975 in architecture

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1975 in architecture

The year 1975 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Events

  • Planned residential development of Noak Bridge in the Borough of Basildon (England), designed by George Garrard and Maurice Naunton, begins.
  • Buildings opened

  • June 10 - Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, designed by Josep Lluís Sert.
  • June 25 - Addleshaw Tower at Chester Cathedral in England, designed by George Pace.
  • c. September - Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, designed by Harry Weese
  • October 10 - Afrikaans Language Monument, Paarl, South Africa
  • December 10 - General Artigas Bridge, Uruguay River, Uruguay
  • Worth Abbey church in West Sussex, England, designed by Francis Pollen, consecrated
  • Buildings completed

  • Frank House, also known as House VI, designed by Peter Eisenman.
  • First Canadian Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the tallest building in Canada (1975-present).
  • The Fernmeldeturm Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany.
  • The Willis Building (Ipswich), England, designed by Foster Associates.
  • Granite Tower in Billings, Montana, designed by Harrison Fagg's partnership.
  • Foire Internationale de Dakar in Senegal, designed by Jean-François Lamoureux and Jean-Louis Marin.
  • Ramot Polin housing development in East Jerusalem, designed by Zvi Hecker.
  • Awards

  • Architecture Firm Award - Davis, Brody & Associates
  • Grand prix national de l'architecture - Jean Willerval
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Sydney Ancher
  • RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Michael Scott
  • Twenty-five Year Award - Philip Johnson's Residence
  • Events

  • Designated European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
  • SAVE Britain's Heritage founded as a campaigning group for endangered buildings.
  • Births

  • December 3 - Julien De Smedt, Belgian-Danish architect
  • Deaths

  • June 5 - John Leopold Denman, English Neo-Georgian architect (born 1882)
  • June 7 - Robert Schmertz, American folk musician and architect (born 1898)
  • June 14 - Pablo Antonio, Filipino modernist architect (born 1901)
  • July 9- Edward D. Dart, American Mid-Century Modern architect (born 1922)
  • August 28 - Norman Jewson, English Arts & Crafts architect (born 1884)
  • September 21 - Mihran Mesrobian, Armenian American architect (born 1889)
  • December 23 - Ejnar Mindedal Rasmussen, Danish Neoclassical architect (born 1892)
  • date unknown - Robert Matthew, Scottish modernist architect (born 1906)
  • References

    1975 in architecture Wikipedia


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