Neha Patil

1994 in architecture

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1994 in architecture

The year 1994 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.



  • The Maupoleum in Amsterdam is demolished.
  • Buildings opened

  • May 6 - The Channel Tunnel connecting Britain and France is opened.
  • September 4 - Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan, designed by Renzo Piano opens as the longest building in the world.
  • date unknown - Channel 4 Building, home of the Channel 4 television company, designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership, opened on Horseferry Road in Westminster, London.
  • Buildings completed

  • Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai, China.
  • Shinjuku Park Tower, in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan.
  • World Trade Center México, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Qingdao TV Tower, Qingdao, China.
  • International Saddam Tower, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Igualada Cemetery, Catalonia, designed by Enric Miralles and Carme Pinós.
  • Hauer-King House, Canonbury, London, designed by Future Systems.
  • Awards

  • AIA Gold Medal - Norman Foster.
  • Architecture Firm Award - Bohlin Cywinski Jackson.
  • European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Prize) – Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners for Waterloo International railway station, London.
  • Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Charles Correa.
  • Pritzker Prize - Christian de Portzamparc.
  • Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent - Henri Gaudin|Henri and Bruno Gaudin.
  • RAIA Gold Medal - Neville Quarry.
  • Royal Gold Medal - Michael and Patricia Hopkins.
  • Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Frank O. Gehry.
  • Twenty-five Year Award - Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
  • Deaths

  • February 14 - Pietro Belluschi, Italian-born American architect (born 1899)
  • August 11 - Gordon Cullen, English architect and urban designer, associated with the "Townscape" movement (born 1914)
  • October 24 - John Lautner, American architect (born 1911)
  • November 11 - Stephen Dykes Bower, English ecclesiastical architect (born 1903)
  • December 10 - Henry Bernard, French architect, designer of the Palace of Europe (born 1912)
  • References

    1994 in architecture Wikipedia

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