1796 in architecture
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The year 1796 in architecture involved some significant events.
- October 8 - The Sans Souci Theatre in Westminster, London, opens to the public, built by dramatist, musician and painter Charles Dibdin.
- Somerset House in London, designed by William Chambers is completed.
- The parish church of Urtijëi in the Italian Tyrol, designed by Joseph Abenthung, is completed.
- Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, Korea, is completed.
- Work begins on Blaise Castle, commissioned by John Scandrett Harford from William Paty.
- The Mosque of Amr ibn al-As in Fustat, Egypt, is rebuilt by Mamluk leader Mourad Bey.
- January 11 - Jacob Otten Husly, Dutch neoclassical architect (born 1738)
- March 1 - Carl Fredrik Adelcrantz, Swedish architect and civil servant (born 1716)
- March 10 - William Chambers, English architect and Surveyor-General and Comptroller of the King's Works (born 1723)
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