1858 in architecture
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The year 1858 in architecture involved some significant events.
- The Cooper Union for Advancement of Science and Art, founded by Peter Cooper is born with the completion of The Foundation Building, designed by Prussian-Born architect and civil engineer Frederick A. Petersen.
- The competition to design Central Park in New York is won by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
- Eugène Viollet-le-Duc begins publication of his Entretiens sur l'architecture in book form, systematizing his approach to architecture and architectural education in a method radically opposed to that of the École des Beaux-Arts, and notable for its use of drawings in axonometric projection.
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- Shockley, Jay, and Susan Tunick. "The Cooper Union Building and Architectural Terra Cotta." Winterthur Portfolio 39.4 (2005): 207-228. Print.