1773 in architecture

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The year 1773 in architecture involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

  • July 30 - Following the discovery of the iron waters in the civil parish of Fraião, archbishop D. Gaspar de Bragança orders the municipal council to proceed with the use of the waters.[1] The municipal government contracts master mason Paulo Vidal (a resident of Adaúfe) to construct a fountain for 80$000 réis."for the people with better hygiene, comfort and seclusion to serve from the said water".
  • Caspar Frederik Harsdorff is commissioned to redesign the Hercules Pavilion at Rosenborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark. His design with niches and statues gives the building its current name.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinis, António (2001), SIPA, ed., Fonte das Águas Férreas (v.PT010303160112) (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: SIPA – Sistema de Informação para o Património Arquitectónico, retrieved 3 May 2012 
  2. ^ "The Hercules Pavilion". Palaces and Properties Agency. Retrieved 2011-02-02.