1928 in architecture
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The year 1928 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Stockholm Public Library, designed by Gunnar Asplund, is completed.
- First Dymaxion House is designed by Buckminster Fuller.
- The Royal Horticultural Society New Building, a second exhibition hall for The Royal Horticultural Society, designed by Easton & Robertson, is completed in Westminster, London, the first in the United Kingdom to have a parabolic curved concrete roof structure.
- Villa Savoye in Poissy-sur-Seine, designed by Le Corbusier, is completed.
- Second Goetheanum, designed by Rudolf Steiner, is completed.
- Rusakov Workers' Club in Moscow, designed by Konstantin Melnikov, is completed.
- Großmarkthalle at Frankfurt am Main, designed by Martin Elsaesser, is completed.
- Firestone Tyre Factory on the 'Golden Mile' of London's Great West Road, designed by Wallis, Gilbert and Partners in Art Deco style (demolished 1980).
- Olympic gold medal - Jan Wils of the Netherlands for Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam.
- Olympic silver medal - Einar Mindedal Rasmussen of Denmark for Swimming pool at Ollerup.
- Olympic bronze medal - Jacques Lambert of France for Stadium at Versailles.
- Royal Gold Medal - Guy Dawber.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: (unknown).
- Congrès Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne initiated by Le Corbusier.
- Hannes Meyer succeeds Walter Gropius as head of the Bauhaus school.
- September 8 - Fumihiko Maki
- December 15 - Friedensreich Hundertwasser (died 2000)
- Alison Smithson (died 1993)
- Paulo Mendes da Rocha - Pritzker Prize laureate 2006
- date unknown - James Birrell, Australian architect