1968 in architecture
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The year 1968 in architecture involved some significant events.
- The Calgary Tower in Calgary, Canada is opened.
- Lake Point Tower in Chicago, designed by Schippereit-Heinrich Associates is completed.
- The Heinrich-Hertz-Turm in Hamburg, Germany is completed.
- The National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Sir Roy Grounds is completed.
- The Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, Germany, designed by Mies van der Rohe, is opened.
- The Nozema Tower Wormer in Wormerland, Netherlands is completed.
- The Olympiaturm in Munich, Germany is opened.
- The Tower of the Americas in San Antonio, Texas is completed.
- The Standard Bank Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa is completed.
- The History Faculty of the University of Cambridge, England, designed by James Stirling, is completed.
- The St.John's Beacon in Liverpool, England is completed.
- American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal – Buckminster Fuller.
- AIA Gold Medal - Marcel Breuer.
- Architecture Firm Award - I.M. Pei & Partners.
- RAIA Gold Medal - Roy Grounds.
- Royal Gold Medal - Richard Buckminster Fuller.