1987 in architecture
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The year 1987 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- August 13 - THe first building in England of post-war design to be Listed was Bracken House in the City of London, designed by Sir Albert Richardson as the Financial Times headquarters (1955–9).
- February - The CenTrust Tower in Miami.
- June - The Menil Collection, in Houston, Texas, United States, designed by Renzo Piano.
- August 17 - One Liberty Place in Philadelphia, United States (Phase 1): the first tenant moves in.
- The Riga Radio and TV Tower in Riga, Latvia.
- One Atlantic Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
- The Shaanxi Provincial TV Tower in Xian, China.
- Comerica Bank Tower in Dallas, Texas, USA.
- Metropolitan Tower in Manhattan, New York City, USA.
- The JPMorgan Chase Tower in Dallas, Texas, USA.
- The tower at Stade Olympique et La Tour de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada is completed, 11 years after the Olympics took place, after a number of strikes by workers.
- King Saud Mosque, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
- The original 7 World Trade Center is completed in Lower Manhattan, New York as the final building in the original World Trade Center complex.
- The Clore Gallery at Tate Britain in London, designed by James Stirling, is completed.
- The Mound Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London, designed by Michael Hopkins & Partners, is completed.
- The Pan Pacific Singapore
- Aga Khan Prize - Jean Nouvel for the Institute of the Arab World in Paris.
- Architecture Firm Award - Benjamin Thompson & Associates, Inc..
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Jean Nouvel.
- Pritzker Prize - Kenzo Tange.
- Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent - Jean Nouvel and Architecture Studio for the Institute of the Arab World in Paris.
- RAIA Gold Medal - Daryl Jackson.
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Ralph Erskine.
- Twenty-five Year Award - Bavinger House.
- UIA Gold Medal – Reima Pietila.
- March 16 - Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, Danish architect (born 1929)
- November 15 - Ernő Goldfinger, Hungarian-born architect and furniture designer (born 1902)
- Harwood, Elain (2003). England: a Guide to Post-War Listed Buildings (rev. ed.). London: Batsford. ISBN 0-7134-8818-2.
- "About the Menil". Houston Museum District. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
- "A Moving Day on a Grand Scale". The Philadelphia Inquirer: B07. August 16, 1987.
- Douglas, George H. Skyscrapers a Social History of the Very Tall Building in America. Jefferson (N.C.): McFarland, 2004.
- "Building big: Databank: Olympic Stadium". WGBH. Retrieved July 16, 2009.
- Hardingham, Samantha (1996). London: a guide to recent architecture (3rd ed.). London: Ellipsis. ISBN 1-899858-08-3.
- Torben Weirup (ed.): Det Åbne Vindue, et essay om arkitekten Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, without place, 2003, ISBN 87-985316-3-8