1940 in architecture
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The year 1940 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- The last of the White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs, begun in 1916, is published.
- Thomas Sharp's Pelican book Town Planning is published in the United Kingdom.
- Atatürk Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey (the fourth bridge on this site)
- Igreja Nossa Senhora do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil.
- St. Mark's Church, Belgrade, Serbia.
- Timișoara Orthodox Cathedral, in Timişoara, Romania.
- Raleigh Hotel, in Miami Beach, Florida, USA, designed by Lawrence Murray Dixon.
- Walton Yacht Works at Walton on Thames, UK, by Jane Drew.
- American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal – William Adams Delano.
- Royal Gold Medal - Charles Voysey.
- January 14 - Helmut Jahn, German-American architect
- May 31 - Lebbeus Woods, US architect and artist (died 2012)
- June 24 - Claude Vasconi, French architect (died 2009)
- February 27 - Peter Behrens, German architect and designer (born 1868)
- June 11 - John A. Pearson, Canadian architect (born 1867)
- August 22 - Paul Gösch, German artist, architect, lithographer, and designer (born 1885)
- October 20 - Gunnar Asplund, Swedish Nordic Classicist architect (born 1885)
- December 13 - Marc Camoletti, Swiss architect (born 1857)