1986 in architecture
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The year 1986 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- March 15 - Hotel New World disaster: The six-story Lian Yak Building (1971) in Singapore, housing the Hotel New World, collapses in less than a minute due to structural failure, perhaps caused by a gas explosion, trapping 50 people and killing 33.
- date unknown - Construction work begins on Park Pobedy station in the Moscow Metro.
- January 17 - The Buenos Aires Argentina Temple is dedicated by Thomas S. Monson.
- May 11 - The Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, in Barranquilla, Colombia.
- July 29 - Glasgow Sheriff Court Building in Glasgow, Scotland, formally opened by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
- October 23 - The Beirut Memorial in Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA, is dedicated.
- October 26 - The nave of Hallgrímskirkja, a church in Reykjavík, Iceland, is consecrated.
- November 18 - The Lloyd's Building in the City of London, UK
- December 24 - The Lotus Temple in New Delhi, India, designed by Fariborz Sahba.
- Museum Tower in Miami, Florida, USA.
- Rialto Towers in Melbourne, Australia.
- Temasek Tower in Singapore.
- The AXA Center in New York, United States.
- The Dakin Building in Brisbane, California, USA
- The Robot Building in Bangkok, Thailand.
- Nabemba Tower, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.
- The Fernmeldeturm Münster in Münster, Germany.
- The Tortoise Mountain TV Tower in Wuhan, China.
- The Town Pavilion in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
- Zendstation Roosendaal in Roosendaal, Netherlands.
- The Lipstick Building in New York City, New York, United States.
- 1221 Brickell Building in Miami, Florida, USA.
- 701 Brickell Avenue in Miami, Florida, USA.
- Henbury Hall, Cheshire, England, designed by Julian Bicknell after Palladio as depicted by Felix Kelly.
- Te Rata Bridge, King Country, New Zealand (collapsed 1994).
- Aga Khan Prize - Rifat Chadirji.
- AIA Gold Medal - Arthur Charles Erickson.
- Architecture Firm Award - Esherick Homsey Dodge & Davis.
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Adrien Fainsilber.
- Pritzker Prize - Gottfried Boehm.
- Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent - Adrien Fainsilber.
- RAIA Gold Medal - Richard Butterworth.
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Arata Isozaki.
- Twenty-five Year Award - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
- February 6 - Minoru Yamasaki, American architect (born 1912)
- February 21 - Mart Stam, Dutch architect (born 1899)
- Werner Schindler, Swiss architect (born 1905)
- Memorial description, Camp Lejeune website, retrieved December 15, 2011.
- Organ Fireworks VII – Christopher Herrick at the organ of the Hallgrimskirkja (CD). Hyperion. 1997.
- Bahá'í Houses of Worship, India The Lotus of Bahapur
- Africa Economic Digest, volume 11, issues 1–12 (1990), page 9.
- Mulrooney, Paul; Chalmers, Anna; Burns, Kelly (2008-05-02). "Berrymans win court battle". The Dominion Post. Wellington: stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 2008-09-19.