Samiksha Jaiswal

1992 in architecture

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1992 in architecture

The year 1992 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • October 31 : Kunsthal in Rotterdam, designed by Rem Koolhaas is opened.
  • specific date not listed:
  • The Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States is completed.
  • Collserola Tower in Barcelona, designed by Norman Foster, is completed.
  • Supreme Court of Israel in Jerusalem, designed by Ram Karmi and his sister Ada Karmi-Melamede, is opened.
  • Central Plaza in Hong Kong, China is completed.
  • Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia, United States is completed.
  • Construction of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, is completed.
  • The GLG Grand in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, is completed.
  • SunTrust Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, is completed.
  • The 225 South Sixth tower in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, is completed.
  • United Overseas Bank Plaza One in Singapore is completed.
  • Goetz Collection, Munich, by Herzog & de Meuron.
  • The Ark, London, designed by Ralph Erskine, is completed.
  • Maitland Robinson Library at Downing College, Cambridge, designed by Quinlan Terry.
  • Møller Centre at Churchill College, Cambridge, designed by Henning Larsen, is opened.
  • Church of St Jan Kanty, Kraków, Poland, designed by Krzysztof Bień, is completed.
  • Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre, England, by Edward Cullinan Architects, is completed.
  • Central Radio and TV Tower in Beijing, China is completed.
  • The Telemax television tower in Hanover, Germany is completed.
  • The Zizkov Television Tower in Prague, Czech Republic, is completed.
  • Awards

  • AIA Gold Medal - Kevin Roche
  • Alvar Aalto Medal – Glenn Murcutt
  • Architecture Firm Award - James Stewart Polshek and Partners.
  • European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Prize) – Esteve Bonell and Francesc Rius for Municipal Sports Stadium, Barcelona.
  • Grand Prix de l'urbanisme - Antoine Grumbach.
  • Grand prix national de l'architecture - Christian de Portzamparc.
  • Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Frank Gehry
  • Pritzker Prize - Alvaro Siza.
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Glenn Murcutt.
  • Royal Gold Medal - Peter Rice.
  • Twenty-five Year Award - Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
  • Deaths

  • April 27 - Sir James M. Richards, English architectural writer (born 1907)
  • June 25 - Sir James Stirling, British architect (born 1926)
  • November 10 - Sir John Summerson, English architectural historian (born 1904)
  • References

    1992 in architecture Wikipedia

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