1966 in architecture
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The year 1966 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- February 14 - CN Tower (Edmonton), the first skyscraper in the city of Edmonton, and tallest building in Western Canada until 1971.
- June - Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, opens as the largest new hospital in North America.
- c. August 31 - Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth, England, designed by Owen Luder and Rodney Gordon.
- October 28 - The Gateway Arch in St Louis, Missouri, USA, designed by Eero Saarinen.
- December - British Telecom Tower in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK.
- New Hall, Cambridge, UK, designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon (now Murray Edwards College).
- Fire Station Number 4 in Columbus, Indiana, by Robert Venturi.
- Lovejoy Plaza in Portland, Oregon, by Lawrence Halprin, is designed.
- Whitney Museum in New York City, by Marcel Breuer.
- AIA Gold Medal - Kenzo Tange.
- RAIA Gold Medal - William Laurie.
- Royal Gold Medal - Ove Arup.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Bernard Schoebel.
- Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by Robert Venturi is published, his first attack on modernist architecture.
- The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 is passed by the United States Congress and signed into law, forming much of the foundation of architectural renovation and rehabilitation in that country.
- Construction begins on the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, New York.
- September - David Adjaye, British architect
- "CN Tower — 1966". Capital Modern Edmonton. 2011. Retrieved May 31, 2012.
- Clark, Celia; Cook, Robert (2009). The Tricorn: The Life and Death of a Sixties Icon. Tricorn Books Ltd. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-9562498-0-7.
- Corrigan, Patricia (October 27, 1985). "The Triumph of the Arch: 1965–1986". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. p. 12F.
- Harwood, Elain (2003). England: a Guide to Post-War Listed Buildings (rev. ed.). London: Batsford. ISBN 0-7134-8818-2.
- Gray, Christopher (November 14, 2010). "The Controversial Whitney Museum". The New York Times.