1936 in architecture
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The year 1936 in architecture involved some significant events.
- July 20 - At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, mobs break into the unfinished church of Sagrada Família, destroying much of architect Antoni Gaudí's workshops, models and drawings and wrecking the crypt where he is buried.
- Johnson Wax Headquarters, Racine, Wisconsin, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
- Obelisk of Buenos Aires designed by Alberto Prebisch.
- Casa Bloc, Barcelona, designed by Josep Lluís Sert, completed.
- Casa del Fascio (Como), designed by Giuseppe Terragni, completed.
- Vytautas the Great War Museum in Kaunas, Lithuania completed.
- Olympic Stadium (Berlin), designed by Werner March, opened.
- Tikka military hospital, Helsinki, Finland, designed by Olavi Sortta, completed.
- Florin Court, London, by Guy Morgan and Partners.
- 'Beehive' terminal at Gatwick Airport, England, designed by Frank Hoar of Hoar, Marlow & Lovett, opened.
- Campion Hall, Oxford, designed by Edwin Lutyens, opened.
- Canadian National Vimy Memorial, designed by Walter Seymour Allward, dedicated.
- British General Post Office K6 'Jubilee' red telephone box, designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, introduced.
- Olympic gold medal - Hermann Kutschera of Austria for Skistadium.
- Olympic silver medal - Werner March of Germany for National sports field.
- Olympic bronze medal - Hermann Stieglholzer and Herbert Kastinger of Austria for Fighting site in Vienna.
- Royal Gold Medal - Charles Henry Holden.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: (unknown).
- "Puolustusvoimien 1930-luvun arkkitehtuuri Helsingissä" (in Finnish). National Board of Antiquities. 2009-12-22. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
- "Tilkassa tapahtuu" (in Finnish). Yle Elävä Arkisto. 2006-10-25. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
- "Gatwick's send-off". Flight. 11 June 1936. pp. 616–19. Retrieved 12 July 2011.
- "Modern Airport – Features of Gatwick, London's Latest Terminal: Rational Building Layout: Ground and Air Traffic Control: Ancillary Services". Flight. 4 June 1936. pp. 602–4. Retrieved 12 July 2011.
- King, John. "Gatwick's Beehive: a forgotten development". The Thirties Society Journal 2: 25–8.
- Brown, Jane (1996). Lutyens and the Edwardians: An English Architect and his Clients. London: Viking. pp. 223–227. ISBN 0-670-85871-4.
- English Heritage. "Details from listed building database (244871)". Images of England.
- Johannessen, Neil (1994). Telephone Boxes. Princes Risborough: Shire Publications. ISBN 0-7478-0250-5.