1888 in architecture
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The year 1888 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- January 5 - The Neues deutsches Theater, Prague, designed by Fellner & Helmer with Baron Karl von Hasenauer and Alfons Wertmüller.
- April 11 - The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, designed by Adolf Leonard van Gendt.
- May - Victoria Terminus station building, designed by Frederick William Stevens for the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, in Bombay's Bori Bunder district (modern-day: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai).
- August 12 - Plaza de Toros de El Bibio, Gijón, Asturias, Spain
- August 17 - Castle of the Three Dragons for 1888 Barcelona Universal Exposition, Spain, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner.
- August 18 - Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof, designed by Hermann Eggert and Johann Wilhelm Schwedler.
- October 2 - Annunciation Cathedral, Kharkiv, Ukraine, designed by Mikhail Lovtsov.
- October 14 - Burgtheater, Ringstraße, Vienna, designed by Gottfried Semper and Baron Karl von Hasenauer.
- Autumn - Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (as the "Georgia School of Technology"), with Tech Tower used for classrooms.
- St. Anne's Church, Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia.
- Cathedral of Melo, Uruguay.
- Conquest Plantation, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, USA, built in Victorian style.
- Illinois State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois, USA.
- Ponce de León Hotel, St. Augustine, Florida, USA, designed by John Carrere and Thomas Hastings.
- Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas, USA, designed by Elijah E. Myers.
- Allegheny County Courthouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, designed by H.H. Richardson.
- High Royds Hospital (West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum) near Leeds, England, designed by J. Vickers Edwards.
- Several buildings for the International Exhibition of Science, Art and Industry held in Glasgow, key architect being James Sellars.
- Royal Gold Medal - Theophil Freiherr von Hansen.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Albert Tournaire.
- January 20 – Léon Azéma, French architect (died 1978)
- June 24 - Gerrit Rietveld, Dutch furniture designer and architect (died 1964)
- March 19 - Gordon Kaufmann, English-born US architect (died 1949)
- March 16 - Thomas Thomas, Welsh chapel architect and minister (born 1817)
- August 5 - Edmund Wright, Australian architect, engineer and businessman (born 1824)
- November 25 - Christian Jank, scenic painter and stage designer, commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria to create concepts for architectural projects (born 1833)
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- Profile at Mundotoro
- Escudos del Castell dels Tres Dragons
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- Philippe Chaplain. "Léon Azéma". Fédération Nationale du Patrimoine. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
- Pacific Coast Architecture Database. Accessed 10 June 2014
- Thieme, Ulrich; Becker, Felix, eds. (1925), Allgemeines Lexikon der Bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, 15