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1987 in architecture

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1987 in architecture

The year 1987 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.



  • August 13 - The first building in England of post-war design to be Listed is Bracken House in the City of London, designed by Sir Albert Richardson as the Financial Times headquarters (1955–9).
  • Construction of Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, designed by Baikdoosan Architects & Engineers, begins; it will not be completed for 30 years.
  • Buildings opened

  • February - The CenTrust Tower in Miami.
  • June - The Menil Collection, in Houston, Texas, United States, designed by Renzo Piano.
  • August - National Library of New Zealand in Wellington.
  • August 17 - One Liberty Place in Philadelphia, United States (Phase 1): the first tenant moves in.
  • Buildings completed

  • The Riga Radio and TV Tower in Riga, Latvia.
  • One Atlantic Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • The Shaanxi Provincial TV Tower in Xian, China.
  • Comerica Bank Tower in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Metropolitan Tower in Manhattan, New York City, USA.
  • The JPMorgan Chase Tower in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • The tower at Stade Olympique et La Tour de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada is completed, 11 years after the Olympics took place, after a number of strikes by workers.
  • King Saud Mosque, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • The original 7 World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, New York as the final building in the original World Trade Center complex.
  • The Clore Gallery at Tate Britain in London, designed by James Stirling.
  • Richmond Riverside, London, designed by Quinlan Terry.
  • The Mound Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London, designed by Michael Hopkins & Partners.
  • Paustian House, a furniture showroom in Copenhagen designed by Jørn Utzon.
  • The Pan Pacific Singapore.
  • "House on chicken legs" residential apartment building in Saint Petersburg.
  • 50 Glebe Place in Chelsea, London.
  • Southern Outfall Pumping Station, Cleethorpes, England, designed by Sam Scorer.
  • Awards

  • Aga Khan Prize - Jean Nouvel for the Institute of the Arab World in Paris.
  • Architecture Firm Award - Benjamin Thompson & Associates, Inc..
  • Grand prix national de l'architecture - Jean Nouvel.
  • Pritzker Prize - Kenzo Tange.
  • Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent - Jean Nouvel and Architecture Studio for the Institute of the Arab World in Paris.
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Daryl Jackson.
  • RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Ralph Erskine.
  • Twenty-five Year Award - Bavinger House.
  • UIA Gold Medal – Reima Pietila.
  • Deaths

  • March 16 - Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, Danish architect (born 1929)
  • November 15 - Ernő Goldfinger, Hungarian-born architect and furniture designer (born 1902)
  • References

    1987 in architecture Wikipedia

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