1903 in architecture
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The year 1903 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- September - First Garden City Ltd formed to develop Letchworth in England with Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin as architects.
- The Group Plan for the civic center of Cleveland, Ohio, by Daniel Burnham, Arnold Brunner, and John Carrere is released.
- Giles Gilbert Scott wins the competition to design Liverpool Cathedral.
- The Beurs van Berlage (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), designed by Hendrik Berlage.
- Hill House, Helensburgh, Scotland, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
- Juselius Mausoleum, Pori, Finland, designed by Josef Stenbäck.
- Palazzo Castiglioni (Milan), Italy, designed by Giuseppe Sommaruga.
- Wemyss Bay railway station in Scotland, rebuilt by James Miller.
- Communal Palace of Buzău, Romania, designed by Alexandru Săvulescu (died 1902).
- 22, Rue du Général de Castelnau in Strassburg completed
- 56, Allée de la Robertsau in Strassburg completed
- Sängerhaus in Strassburg inaugurated
- April 18 - Stephen Dykes Bower, English ecclesiastical architect (died 1994)
- June 17 - A. Hays Town, American architect known for commercial and domestic architecture (died 2005)
- July 16 - Adalberto Libera, Italian Modernist architect (died 1963)
- July 18 - Victor Gruen, Austrian-born architect of shopping malls (died 1980)
- August 21 - F. S. Platou, Norwegian architect (died 1980)
- October 18 - Albert Frey, American "desert modernist" architect (died 1998)
- October 24 - Charlotte Perriand, French architect and designer (died 1999)
- August 28 - Frederick Law Olmsted, American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator (born 1822)
- November 16 - Camillo Sitte, Austrian architect, painter and city planner (born 1843)
- date unknown - Louis-Daniel Perrier, Swiss architect (born 1818)
- "The Juselius Mausoleum". City of Pori. Retrieved 2013-11-29.
- Alex Wall: Victor Gruen: From Urban Shop to New City, Actar, Barcelona, 2006, ISBN 978-84-95951-87-8
- "F. L Olmsted is Dead; End Comes to Great Landscape Architect at Waverly, Mass. Designer of Central and Prospect Parks and Other Famous Garden Spots of American Cities." New York Times. August 29, 1903.
- 1903 in architecture at the archINFORM database.