1932 in architecture
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The year 1932 in architecture involved some significant events.
- International Style by Philip Johnson and Henry-Russell Hitchcock is published.
- The International Exhibition of Modern Architecture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York spreads the international style.
- John Wiley & Sons publishes Architectural Graphic Standards by Charles George Ramsey (1884–1963) and Harold Reeve Sleeper, the first book to present the accepted architectural practices of the time in a clear and accessible graphic form.
- March 19 - Sydney Harbour Bridge, designed by John Bradfield (engineer), is opened in Sydney, Australia.
- April 23 - New Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon, designed by Elisabeth Scott, is opened, becaming the first important work erected in the United Kingdom by a woman architect.
- July 19 - Lambeth Bridge, designed by Geoffrey Groves.
- August 1 - Thiepval Memorial, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, is inaugurated in the Somme (France).
- November 16 - Parliament Buildings (Northern Ireland), Belfast, designed by Sir Arnold Thornely, opened.
- November 25 - Saint Sophia Cathedral in Harbin, China.
Other new buildings
- Alameda Theatre (Alameda, California), USA, designed by Timothy L. Pflueger.
- Church of the Sacred Heart in Prague, designed by Josip Plecnik.
- The Daily Express Building, London, designed by Sir Owen Williams.
- The Hoover Building on the Western Avenue in Perivale, West London, designed by Wallis, Gilbert and Partners in Art Deco style.
- Maison de Verre, Paris, France, by Pierre Chareau, Bernard Bijvoet and Louis Dalbet.
- Paimio Sanatorium in Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto.
- Unilever House in the City of London, designed by James Lomax-Simpson of Unilever with Sir John Burnet and Thomas S. Tait of Sir John Burnet and Partners.
- Douaumont ossuary, designed by Léon Azéma to house the bones of at least 130,000 unidentified soldiers of both sides who died in the Battle of Verdun.
- Olympic gold medal - Gustave Saacké, Pierre Bailey and Pierre Montenot for Arena for bulls, Paris.
- Olympic silver medal - John Russell Pope of the USA for Design for Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
- Olympic bronze medal - Richard Konwiartz of Germany for Design for Schlesierkampfbahn, Breslau.
- Royal Gold Medal - Hendrik Petrus Berlage.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: (unknown).
- July 6 - Herman Hertzberger, Dutch architect and academic
- August 11 - Peter Eisenman, American architect
- April 17 - Sir Patrick Geddes, Scottish urban theorist (born 1854)
- August 19 - Edward Schroeder Prior, American Arts and crafts movement architect (born 1875)
- December 28 - Léon Jaussely, French architect and urban planner (born 1857)