1980 in architecture
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The year 1980 in architecture involved some significant events.
- The Hopewell Centre in Hong Kong, China is completed.
- The Tallinn TV Tower in Tallinn, Estonia is completed for the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
- The Vilnius TV Tower in Vilnius, Lithuania is completed on the last day of the year.
- The Telstra Tower in Canberra, Australia is completed.
- The Western City Gate in Belgrade, Serbia is completed.
- The 2 Fevrier Sofitel Hotel in Lomé, Togo is completed.
- Tower 42 in London, United Kingdom is completed.
- August 23 - Demolition of Wallis, Gilbert and Partners' Art Deco Firestone Tyre Factory (1928) on the 'Golden Mile' of London's Great West Road a week before its designation as a listed building.
- Aga Khan Prize - Hassan Fathy.
- Architecture Firm Award - Edward Larrabee Barnes Associates.
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Paul Chemetov.
- Pritzker Prize - Luis Barragán.
- RAIA Gold Medal - John Andrews.
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - James Stirling.
- Twenty-five Year Award - Lever House.
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- January 1 - Ernest Cormier (born 1885)
- January 23 - Paul Williams (born 1894)
- February 14 - Victor Gruen (born 1903)
- Jenkins, Simon. "The Anger of Firestone". The Thirties Society Journal 1: 1–2.