1764 in architecture
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The year 1764 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Robert Adam's Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro in Dalmatia published.
- Construction work begins on the Theatre Royal, Bristol, designed by James Paty.
- Exeter Synagogue (England) is dedicated.
- In Heidelberg (Germany) of the Holy Roman Empire, Heidelberg Castle is again burned and destroyed by a thunderbolt.
- Holkham Hall, England, is completed in the Palladian style by William Kent, after thirty years of building work.
- The Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, is completed by Nicolas-Henri Jardin for the timber merchant H. F. Bargum. It later becomes a residence of the Danish royal family.
- May 1 - Benjamin Latrobe, British-born American neoclassical architect best known for the United States Capitol (died 1820)
- July 9 - Louis-Pierre Baltard, French architect and engraver (died 1846)
- August 22 - Charles Percier, neoclassical French architect, interior decorator and designer (died 1838)
- date unknown
- Summerson, John (1954). Architecture in Britain, 1530 to 1830. Penguin.