2000 in architecture
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The year 2000 in architecture involved some significant events.
- February 19 – Rose Center for Earth and Space opened in New York City, designed by Polshek Partnership Architects.
- March 8 – Peckham Library in London, designed by Alsop and Störmer, opens to the public. It wins this year's Stirling Prize.
- May 12 – Tate Modern in London, a conversion of Bankside Power Station by Herzog & de Meuron opens to the public.
- October 12 – The Lowry theatre and gallery centre in Salford, England, designed by Michael Wilford and Buro Happold, officially opens.
- August 19 – Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, reconstructed to Konstantin Thon's 1832 design, is dedicated.
- October 25 – Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial unveiled in Vienna, designed by Rachel Whiteread.
- Emirates Towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, are completed and open to the public.
- Al Faisaliyah Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is the first building to be completed in the competition between two Saudi princes. The Kingdom Center is completed several months later.
- Diamond Ranch High School in Pomona, California opened for classes. Designed by Thom Mayne of Morphosis.
- Experience Music Project opens in Seattle, designed by Frank Gehry.
- June 22 – The Architect company Snøhetta wins the international Architect competition for Oslo's New National Opera House.
- Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
- AIA Gold Medal – Ricardo Legorreta
- Architecture Firm Award – Gensler
- Emporis Skyscraper Award – Sofitel New York Hotel
- Grand Prix de l'urbanisme – Alexandre Chemetoff
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Richard Rogers
- Pritzker Prize – Rem Koolhaas
- Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent – Philippe Gazeau
- RAIA Gold Medal – John Morphett
- Royal Gold Medal – Frank Gehry
- Stirling Prize – Alsop & Störmer, Peckham Library
- Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
- Twenty-five Year Award – The Smith House
- Vincent Scully Prize – Jane Jacobs
- January 18 – Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky (born 1897)
- February 19 – Friedensreich Hundertwasser (born 1928)
- July 3 – Enric Miralles (born 1955)
- Eladio Dieste (born 1917)
- Statsbygg's brochure about the Oslo's Opera, page 8/12