1768 in architecture
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The year 1768 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Nathaniel Hill Brick House, Montgomery, New York, USA.
- The Paragon, Bath, UK, designed by Thomas Warr Attwood.
- Petit Trianon, Versailles, France, originally designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel by the order of King Louis XV for his long-term mistress, Madame de Pompadour, but used by Queen Marie Antoinette.
- Work begins on Monticello near Charlottesville, Virginia, designed by Thomas Jefferson.
- Duchal House, Scotland, extended.
- In Bath, England, St James' Church is designed by John Palmer of Bath (between 1768-1769).
- Potseluev Bridge, St Petersburg, Russia, reconstructed to accommodate horse traffic.
- April 12 - John Sanders, architect, first pupil of Sir John Soane (died 1826)
- May 11 - David Hamilton, Glasgow architect (died 1843)
- February 8 - George Dance the Elder, City of London surveyor and architect (born 1695)
- March 11 - Giovanni Battista Vaccarini, Sicilian Baroque architect (born 1702)
- Lewis Baker, David. "The Paragon Bath #1". Yessy art gallery. Retrieved 2009-08-09.