Harman Patil

1983 in architecture

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1983 in architecture

The year 1983 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings opened

  • May 1 - Church of the Holy Mother of God (Aleppo), Syria.
  • October 21 - The Burrell Collection Building in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, designed by Barry Gasson.
  • Buildings completed

  • The Conoco-Phillips Building in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • The Alma-Ata Tower in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Henningsvær Bridges, Norway.
  • Wells Fargo Bank Plaza in Houston, Texas.
  • Williams Tower/ Transco Tower in Houston, Texas.
  • ARCO Tower in Dallas, Texas.
  • The Mellon Bank Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Trump Tower in New York City.
  • One Cleveland Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Miami Center, in Miami, Florida.
  • Pasilan linkkitorni tower, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Slovak Radio Building in Bratislava, designed by Štefan Svetko, Štefan Ďurkovič and Barnabáš Kissling.
  • Slovak National Archives in Bratislava, designed by Vladimir Dedeček.
  • Forestry department offices (later Daugavkrasti Hotel), Jēkabpils, Latvia, designed by Vanda Baulina.
  • Awards

  • AIA Gold Medal - Nathaniel Alexander Owings.
  • Architecture Firm Award - Holabird & Root.
  • Pritzker Prize - I. M. Pei.
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Gilbert Nic and Ross Chisholm.
  • RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Norman Foster.
  • Twenty-five Year Award - Price Tower.
  • Deaths

  • January 29 - Piloo Mody, Indian architect and politician (born 1926)
  • July 1 - Richard Buckminster Fuller, American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist (born 1895)
  • June 12 - Clemens Holzmeister, Austrian architect and stage designer (born 1886)
  • August 18
  • Nikolaus Pevsner, German-born historian of art and architecture, author of a series of county guides to English architecture (born 1902)
  • Jan Zachwatowicz, Polish architect, architectural historian and restorer (born 1900)
  • Giuseppe Samoná, Italian architect (born 1898)
  • References

    1983 in architecture Wikipedia

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