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1993 in architecture

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1993 in architecture

The year 1993 involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • August 18 - The 14th century Kapellbrücke covered wooden truss bridge in Lucerne (Switzerland) is largely destroyed by fire; rebuilding begins almost immediately.
  • date unknown - Philip Dowson becomes President of the Royal Academy.
  • Buildings opened

  • February 23 - Guildford Spectrum, UK
  • September 4 - Managua Cathedral, Nicaragua
  • Buildings completed

  • The Landmark Tower in Yokohama, Japan.
  • Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca, Morocco, designed by Michel Pinseau and built by Bouygues.
  • Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • The Umeda Sky Building in Osaka City, Japan.
  • Governor Phillip Tower, Sydney, Australia, by architects Denton Corker Marshall.
  • Cave of Niaux visitor entrance in Ariège (department), France, designed by Massimiliano Fuksas.
  • Inner shrine, Ise, Mie, Mie Prefecture, Japan.
  • Sanctuary of Divine Mercy (Sanktuarium Miłosierdzia Bożego), Kalisz, Poland (designed 1958; building commenced 1977).
  • Awards

  • AIA Gold Medal - Thomas Jefferson (posthumous).
  • Architecture Firm Award - Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc.
  • Grand Prix de l'urbanisme - Bernard Huet.
  • Grand prix national de l'architecture - Dominique Perrault.
  • Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Kenzo Tange.
  • Pritzker Prize - Fumihiko Maki.
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Ken Woolley.
  • Royal Gold Medal - Giancarlo de Carlo.
  • Twenty-five Year Award - Deere & Company Administrative Center.
  • UIA Gold Medal – Fumihiko Maki.
  • Deaths

  • March 27 - Paul László, Hungarian American architect (born 1900)
  • June 27 - Paul Thiry, American architect (born 1904)
  • July 13 - Alan McCullough, American modernist architect (born c.1909)
  • August 16 - Alison Smithson, English architect (born 1928)
  • August 19 - Norman Jaffe, American residential architect (born 1932)
  • September 23 - Moshe Mayer, Romanian Israeli architect (born 1909)
  • October 24 - Arthur T. Brown, American architect (born 1900)
  • December 16 - Charles Moore, American architect (born 1925)
  • References

    1993 in architecture Wikipedia


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