1895 in architecture
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The year 1895 in architecture involved some significant events.
- William Alexander Harvey, aged 20, is appointed architect for the newly laid-out model village of Bournville in Birmingham, England.
- Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche), Berlin, Germany, by Franz Heinrich Schwechten, is consecrated.
- Milwaukee City Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States is completed, giving it the title of tallest building in the world until 1899.
- Biltmore House on Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, United States, by Richard Morris Hunt is opened.
- Refuge Assurance Building in Manchester, England, by Alfred Waterhouse, is opened.
- Bishopsgate Institute in London, England, by Charles Harrison Townsend, is opened.
- New offices for The Glasgow Herald (now The Lighthouse) in Scotland, designed by John Keppie and worked on by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
- Pera Palace Hotel in Constantinople.
- July 12 - Richard Buckminster Fuller, American architect (died 1983)
- September 28 - Wallace Harrison, American architect (died 1981)
- December 17 - Wells Coates, Japanese-born Canadian architect working in England (died 1958)
- April 23 - Francis Thompson, English architect working chiefly on railways (born 1808)
- June 23 - James Renwick, Jr., American architect (born 1818)
- The Lighthouse, Glasgow. Building information (leaflet).