1560s in architecture
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|1550s . 1560s in architecture . 1570s|
- Villa Foscari, one of the Palladian villas of the Veneto, is completed.
- Wat Xieng Thong Buddhist temple at Luang Prabang in the kingdom of Lan Xang (modern-day Laos) is completed.
- Construction of the Uffizi in Florence, designed by Giorgio Vasari, begins.
- Construction of Mexico City Cathedral begins.
- 1562–67 - Church of San Pedro and San Pablo, Zacatlán, Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico, is built.
- 1562 - Dome of Basilica of Our Lady of Humility, Pistoia, Tuscany, designed by Giorgio Vasari, is built.
- 1563 - Construction of El Escorial palace in Spain, designed by Juan de Herrera, begins (completed 1584).
- 1565–69 - Church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri, Pisa, designed by Giorgio Vasari, is built.
- 1566–67 - "Stari Most" bridge crossing the Neretva at Mostar in the Ottoman Empire, built by Mimar Hayruddin, is completed.
- 1562: Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola - Publication of Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura (Rules of the Five Orders of Architecture).
- 1563: John Shute - Publication of The First and Chief Groundes of Architecture, the first work in English on architecture.
- 1568: Giorgio Vasari - Second, enlarged, edition published of Le Vite delle più eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori (Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects).
- 1564: February 18 - Michelangelo (born 1475)
- Evers, Vernd (2003). Architectural Theory: from the Renaissance to the present. Taschen. p. 845. ISBN 978-3-8228-1699-8.
- "Art & Architecture, #58". Jewels in Her Crown: Treasures of Columbia University Libraries Special Collections. Columbia University Libraries. 2004. Retrieved 2011-02-01.