1896 in architecture
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The year 1896 in architecture involved some significant events.
- A History of Architecture by Sir Banister Fletcher is published.
- Construction of Gasometer, Vienna, begins.
- April 16 - 1896 Summer Olympics, the first modern international Olympic Games, open at the Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens, reconstructed to designs by architects Anastasios Metaxas and Ernst Ziller.
- October 1 - Theater des Westens, Berlin, designed by Bernhard Sehrings.
- Annesley Lodge, Hampstead, designed by Charles Voysey.
- Church of Sant'Anselmo all'Aventino, Rome, Italy, by Francesco Vespignani.
- Marseille Cathedral, France, principally by Léon Vaudoyer and Henri-Jacques Espérendieu.
- National Gallery of Slovenia, Ljubljana, designed by František Škabrout.
- Temple Building (Toronto), Canada, designed by George W. Gouinlock (demolished 1970)
- Temple of Human Passions, Cinquantenaire Park, Brussels, Belgium, designed by Victor Horta.
- October 3 - William Morris, socialist artist, interior designer and writer, associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement (born 1834)
- "Industrial Renovation: The Gasometers of Vienna". Twisted Sifter. 2009-10-06. Archived from the original on 2012-02-26. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
- 1896 Summer Olympics official report (PDF) 2. pp. 31–49.
- Sieg, Caroline; Anderson, Christopher J; Anderson, Christopher N. (2 November 2011). Frommer's Germany. John Wiley & Sons. p. 131. ISBN 978-1-118-16905-6. Retrieved 31 January 2012.