2005 in architecture
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The year 2005 in architecture involved some significant events.
- January 15 - Copenhagen Opera House, designed by Henning Larsen, opens.
- March 5 - The Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, designed by Hascher et Jehle, opens.
- April 6 - New facility for the Milan Trade Fair in Milan, Italy, designed by Massimiliano Fuksas, opens.
- April 14 - Casa da Música, Porto, designed by Rem Koolhaas's OMA, completed.
- April 17 - Expansion of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, opens.
- April 28 - The Wynn Las Vegas, designed by Jon Jerde, is opened.
- June - Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland, designed by Renzo Piano, is opened.
- August 27 - The Turning Torso in Malmö, designed by Santiago Calatrava, the tallest building in Sweden and Scandinavia is completed.
- September - Idea Store Whitechapel, London, designed by David Adjaye Associates, is opened.
- October 15 - New de Young Museum in San Francisco, California, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, is opened.
- October 17–18 - National Waterfront Museum, designed by Wilkinson Eyre, is opened in Swansea.
- October 30 - The reconstructed Dresden Frauenkirche, in Dresden, Germany, is consecrated.
- specific date not listed
- Bloomberg Tower in Manhattan, New York, United States is completed.
- 2 Marsham Street in London, designed by Terry Farrell, is first occupied by the British government department, the Home Office, for whom it was built.
- The Chongqing World Trade Center in Chongqing, China is completed.
- Chelsea Tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is completed.
- Q1 Tower in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, the tallest building in Australia, is completed.
- Maggie's Centre at Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, a drop-in cancer care centre designed by Page\Park Architects, is opened.
- May 17 - The renovation and restoration of Mies van der Rohe's Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology commences with the smashing of the first of the large glass walls, a privilege auctioned on eBay for over $2,500.
- May 20 - The United States Postal Service honors twelve "Masterworks of Modern Architecture" on first class postage stamps.
- October 6 - Xanadu House demolition begins, ended on October 10.
- AIA Gold Medal - Santiago Calatrava.
- Architecture Firm Award - Murphy/Jahn.
- AIA Twenty-five Year Award - Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut by Louis Kahn.
- Driehaus Architecture Prize – Quinlan Terry
- Emporis Skyscraper Award - Turning Torso by Santiago Calatrava.
- European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Prize) – Rem Koolhaas for Netherlands Embassy Berlin
- Grand Prix de l'urbanisme - Bernard Reichen.
- LEAF Award, Grand Prix - Henning Larsen Architects for the IT University of Copenhagen
- Mies van der Rohe Prize - Rem Koolhaas for the Dutch Embassy (Berlin)
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Award – Yoshio Taniguchi
- Pritzker Prize - Thom Mayne, of Morphosis.
- Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent - Florence Lipsky and Pascal Rollet for the Science Library at Orléans-la-Source.
- RAIA Gold Medal - James Birrell.
- Royal Gold Medal - Frei Otto.
- RIAS Award for Architecture - Scottish Parliament building, Edinburgh, designed by EMBT/RMJM.
- Stirling Prize - Scottish Parliament building, Edinburgh, designed by EMBT/RMJM.
- Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Shigeru Ban.
- Vincent Scully Prize - Charles, Prince of Wales.
- Twenty-five Year Award - Yale Center for British Art
- UIA Gold Medal – Tadao Ando.
- January 6 - A. Hays Town (born 1903), prominent American residential architect based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
- January 23 - Richard Feilden OBE (born 1950), leading UK architect based in Bath.
- January 25 - Philip Johnson (born 1906), influential American architect, first Pritzker Prize honoree.
- March 16 - Ralph Erskine (born 1914), British architect, designer of the Byker Wall.
- March 22 - Kenzo Tange (born 1913), leading Japanese architect, winner of the 1987 Pritzker Prize.
- June 4 - Giancarlo De Carlo (born 1919), Italian architect
- June 30 - Robert Y. Fleming (born 1925), American architect
- December 15 - James Ingo Freed (born 1930), American architect
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- "Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture - Recipients". Notre Dame School of Architecture. Retrieved 5 April 2014.