1911 in architecture
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The year 1911 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- March 25 - The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire shows up the need for improved safety standards in New York City buildings.
- May 23 - The competition to design Canberra, Australia's new capital, is won by US architect Walter Burley Griffin. In the same year, Griffin marries fellow architect Marion Lucy Mahony.
- May 23 – New York Public Library Main Branch, designed by Carrère and Hastings.
- c. September – Altare della Patria (Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II) in Rome, designed by Giuseppe Sacconi (died 1905) in 1884 inaugurated; it will not be completed until 1925.
- Brasserie Excelsior and Angleterre Hotel in Nancy, France, designed by Lucien Weissenburger and Alexander Mienville, with ironwork and interiors by Louis Majorelle and stained glass by Jacques Gruber.
- Fagus Factory at Alfeld an der Leine, designed by Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer.
- Frank Lloyd Wright builds his Taliesin house and studio in Spring Green, Wisconsin.
- Horwood House in Buckinghamshire, England, designed by Detmar Blow, is completed.
- King Edward Building for the General Post Office (United Kingdom) in the City of London, designed by Henry Tanner, an early use of Hennebique reinforced concrete.
- Eagle Insurance Building, Manchester, England, designed by Charles Heathcote.
- AIA Gold Medal - George Browne Post.
- Royal Gold Medal - Wilhelm Dorpfeld.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: (unknown).
- March 24 - Jane Drew, English modernist architect and town planner (died 1996)
- July 16 - John Lautner, US architect (died 1994)
- Osley, Julian (2010). Built for Service: Post Office Architecture. London: British Postal Museum & Archive. pp. 22–23. ISBN 978-0-9553569-3-3.
- *Sile Flower, Jean Macfarlane, Ruth Plant, Jane B. Drew, architect: A tribute from her colleagues and friends for her 75th birthday 24 March 1986. Bristol: Bristol Centre for the Advancement of Architecture, 1986. ISBN 0-9510759-0-X