1921 in architecture
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
|List of years in architecture (table)|
|... 1911 . 1912 . 1913 . 1914 . 1915 . 1916 . 1917 ...
1918 1919 1920 -1921- 1922 1923 1924
... 1925 . 1926 . 1927 . 1928 . 1929 . 1930 . 1931 ...
|Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Philosophy . Science +...|
The year 1921 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- The Einstein Tower near Potsdam, Germany, designed by Erich Mendelsohn.
- Berliner Tageblatt, designed by Erich Mendelsohn.
- The current Central Railway Station in Sydney, Australia.
- Harkness Tower in Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, after 4 years of construction.
- The Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota, United States is completed however the domes were added in 1937.
- The Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong, China is moved to its current site and completed.
- Michel de Klerk's Het Schip housing development for Eigen Haard in Amesterdam.
- Monument to the March Dead, by Walter Gropius in Weimar, Germany.
- The Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook, Illinois, USA.
- May 27 - A Buddha image is enshrined in the main hall of the Daifukuji Soto Zen Mission in Hawai'i, as part of a dedication ceremony for the building.
- September 5 - The Cervantes Theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, opens with a production of Lope de Vega's La dama boba.
- Hugo Häring and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe submit a competition entry for a Friedrichstrasse office building, fully made of glass.
- January 15 - Ulrich Franzen, German-born American "Brutalist" architect, in Düsseldorf (died 2012)
- February 26 - Angelo Mangiarotti, Italian architect and industrial designer, in Milan (died 2012)
- March 14 - Ada Louise Huxtable New York architecture critic and writer, in New York City, United States (died 2013)
- July 22 - Colin Madigan, Australian architect (died 2011)
- March 3 - Pierre Cuypers, Dutch church and museum architect (born 1827)
- May 18 - Martin Nyrop, Danish architect of Copenhagen City Hall (born 1849)
- June 1 - Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, Scottish Victorian architect (born 1834)
- Paul Sigel, Silke Dähmlow, Frank Seehausen und Lucas Elmenhorst, Architekturführer Potsdam - Architectural Guide, Dietrich Reimer Verlag, Berlin 2006, ISBN 3-496-01325-7.
- "Historic Places in Hawaii County". official state web site. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
- Teatro Cervantes (Spanish)
- Vitello, Paul (14 October 2012). Ulrich Franzen, Designer of Brutalist Buildings, Dies at 91, The New York Times
- Funder, Lise. Arkitekten Martin Nyrop. København: Foreningen til gamle Bygningers Bevaring, 1979.