Harman Patil

1988 in architecture

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1988 in architecture

The year 1988 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings opened

  • March 13 - Seikan Tunnel beneath the Tsugaru Strait in Japan
  • May 9 - Parliament House, Canberra, Australia.
  • September 25 - Aalto Theatre, Essen, Germany.
  • October 10 - Cairo Opera House, Egypt.
  • November 2 - Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Dili, Indonesia.
  • December - Torre Picasso, in Madrid, Spain, by Minoru Yamasaki.
  • date unknown - National Union of Mineworkers headquarters, Sheffield, England
  • Buildings completed

  • March 11 - Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • July - BankWest Tower in Perth, Western Australia.
  • Scotia Plaza in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Wells Fargo Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
  • Pitampura TV Tower in New Delhi, India.
  • Washington Mutual Tower in Seattle, Washington.
  • Central Plaza 1, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • One Kansas City Place, in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
  • Bellevue Place, Hong Kong, designed by Rocco Design Architects.
  • Richmond Riverside development in London, England, designed by Quinlan Terry.
  • Storm water pumping station on the Isle of Dogs in London Docklands, designed by John Outram Associates.
  • Awards

  • Alvar Aalto Medal – Alvaro Siza
  • Architecture Firm Award - Hartman-Cox Architects
  • European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Prize) – Alvaro Siza for Banco Borges e Irmão, Vila do Conde
  • Pritzker Prize - Oscar Niemeyer and Gordon Bunshaft
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Romaldo Giurgola
  • Royal Gold Medal - Richard Meier
  • Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Romaldo Giurgola.
  • Twenty-five Year Award - Washington Dulles International Airport Terminal Building
  • Deaths

  • March 12 - Bernard Rudofsky, Moravian-born American writer, architect, collector, teacher, designer, and social historian (born 1905)
  • August 21 - Ray Eames, American architect and designer, partner of Charles Eames (born 1912)
  • November 22 - Luis Barragán, Mexican architect (born 1902)
  • References

    1988 in architecture Wikipedia

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