Neha Patil

1986 in architecture

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1986 in architecture

The year 1986 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.



  • March 15 - Hotel New World disaster: The six-story Lian Yak Building (1971) in Singapore, housing the Hotel New World, collapses in less than a minute due to structural failure, perhaps caused by a gas explosion, trapping 50 people and killing 33.
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  • Construction work begins on Park Pobedy station in the Moscow Metro.
  • schmidt hammer lassen architects founded in Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Buildings opened

  • January 17 - The Buenos Aires Argentina Temple is dedicated by Thomas S. Monson.
  • May 11 - The Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, in Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • July 29 - Glasgow Sheriff Court Building in Glasgow, Scotland, formally opened by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
  • October 23 - The Beirut Memorial in Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA, is dedicated.
  • October 26 - The nave of Hallgrímskirkja, a church in Reykjavík, Iceland, is consecrated.
  • November 18 - The Lloyd's Building in the City of London, UK
  • December 24 - The Lotus Temple in New Delhi, India, designed by Fariborz Sahba.
  • Buildings completed

  • Museum Tower in Miami, Florida, USA.
  • Rialto Towers in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Temasek Tower in Singapore.
  • The AXA Center in New York City, United States.
  • The Dakin Building in Brisbane, California, USA
  • The Robot Building in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Nabemba Tower, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.
  • The Fernmeldeturm Münster in Münster, Germany.
  • The Tortoise Mountain TV Tower in Wuhan, China.
  • The Town Pavilion in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
  • Zendstation Roosendaal in Roosendaal, Netherlands.
  • The Lipstick Building in New York City, New York, United States.
  • 1221 Brickell Building in Miami, Florida, USA.
  • 701 Brickell Avenue in Miami, Florida, USA.
  • Henbury Hall, Cheshire, England, designed by Julian Bicknell after Palladio as depicted by Felix Kelly.
  • Russian State Scientific Center of Robotics and Technical Cybernetics, Saint Petersburg, designed by B. I. Artiushin and S. V. Savin.
  • Te Rata Bridge, King Country, New Zealand (collapsed 1994).
  • Awards

  • Aga Khan Prize - Rifat Chadirji.
  • AIA Gold Medal - Arthur Charles Erickson.
  • Architecture Firm Award - Esherick Homsey Dodge & Davis.
  • Grand prix national de l'architecture - Adrien Fainsilber.
  • Pritzker Prize - Gottfried Boehm.
  • Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent - Adrien Fainsilber.
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Richard Butterworth.
  • RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Arata Isozaki.
  • Twenty-five Year Award - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
  • Deaths

  • February 6 - Minoru Yamasaki, American architect (born 1912)
  • February 21 - Mart Stam, Dutch architect (born 1899)
  • Werner Schindler, Swiss architect (born 1905)
  • References

    1986 in architecture Wikipedia

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