1854 in architecture
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The year 1854 in architecture involved some significant events and new buildings.
- Church of St. Walburge, Preston, Lancashire, England, designed by Joseph Hansom (spire completed 1866).
- St George's Hall, Liverpool, England, completed by Charles Robert Cockerell to the design of Harvey Lonsdale Elmes.
- The Kościuszko Mound in Kraków, Poland, erected in commemoration of Tadeusz Kościuszko, a national hero in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus and the United States.
- The Wellington Monument, overlooking Wellington, Somerset, England, erected to celebrate the Duke of Wellington's victory at the Battle of Waterloo, completed by Henry Goodridge to the design of Thomas Lee.
- The Semper Gallery in Dresden, Germany, designed by Gottfried Semper.
- Royal Gold Medal - Philip Hardwick
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Joseph Auguste Émile Vaudremer.
- Eugène Viollet-le-Duc begins publication of Dictionnaire raisonné de l'architecture française du XIe au XVe siècle
- July 31 - George Franklin Barber, American architect, best known for his residential designs sold by mail order (died 1915)
- September 20 - Ruggero Berlam, Italian architect (died 1920)
- October 2 - Patrick Geddes, Scottish urban theorist (died 1932)
- November - Edward Hudson, English architectural publisher and patron (died 1936)
- March 3 - James Blackburn English-born civil engineer, surveyor and architect, best known for his work in Australia (born 1803; fatally injured in fall from horse)
- Modern Artistic Cottages, or The Cottage Souvenir, Designed to Meet the Wants of Mechanics and Home Builders (c. 1887–1888)
- Harley Preston, 'Blackburn, James (1803 - 1854)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 1, Melbourne University Press, 1966, pp 109-110. Hosted online at Blackburn, James (1803 - 1854), by the Australian Dictionary of Biography Online.