1977 in architecture
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The year 1977 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- January 31 - The Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, designed by Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers and Gianfranco Franchini, is opened.
- Sainsbury Centre at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, designed by Norman Foster.
- 30 Cannon Street in the City of London, England, designed by engineers Whinney, Son & Austen Hall with Ove Arup & Partners, is completed for Crédit Lyonnais.
- The Citigroup Center in Manhattan, New York, United States is completed; however it is discovered to be structurally unsound.
- The Fernmeldeturm Nürnberg in Nürnberg, Germany is completed.
- The MLC Centre in Sydney, Australia is completed and opened.
- The Torre Espacial in Buenos Aires, Argentina is completed.
- The Silberturm in Frankfurt am Main, Germany is completed.
- The Harbour Centre in Vancouver, Canada is completed.
- The Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan is completed.
- AIA Gold Medal - Richard Neutra (posthumous)
- Architecture Firm Award - Sert Jackson and Associates
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Paul Andreu; Roland Simounet
- RAIA Gold Medal - Ronald Gilling
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Denys Lasdun
- Twenty-five Year Award - Christ Lutheran Church
- A Pattern Language by Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa and Murray Silverstein.
- The Language of Postmodern Architecture by Charles Jencks.
- March 5 - Herman Munthe-Kaas, Norwegian Functionalist architect (born 1890)
- August 25 - Károly Kós, Hungarian architect, writer, illustrator, ethnologist and politician (born 1883)