1918 in architecture
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The year 1918 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- November 3 – A Baroque Marian column (built 1650) in Prague, the Czech Republic, is destroyed by nationalists.
- December 3 - The Novembergruppe is formed in Germany, and shortly afterwards merges with the Arbeitsrat für Kunst.
- Hallidie Building is built in San Francisco. Designed by Willis Polk. Credited as the first glass curtain wall building.
- D. L. James House is built in Carmel Highlands, California. Designed by Greene and Greene in an Arts and Crafts style.
- Police Headquarters are built in Copenhagen, Denmark. Designed by Hack Kampmann in a Neoclassical style.
- Our Lady of the Victories Basilica in Melbourne, Australia is completed.
- Newman College in Melbourne, Australia designed by Walter Burley Griffin, is completed.
- The Chapel of St. James, of the Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary in Chicago, designed by Zachary Taylor Davis, in the French Gothic style, is completed.
- Stockholm Library, designed by Erik Gunnar Asplund is built in Stockholm, Sweden in a Mannerist early modern style.
- The Woodland Chapel is built in Stockholm, Sweden. Designed by Erik Gunnar Asplund.
- March 16 - Aldo van Eyck, Dutch architect (died 1999)
- April 10 - Jørn Utzon, Danish architect best known for Sydney Opera House (died 2008)
- July 3 - Benjamin C. Thompson, US architect (died 2002)
- October 23 - Paul Rudolph, US architect and academic (died 1997)
- April 11 - Otto Wagner, Austrian architect and urban planner (born 1841)
- May 25 - William Pitt, Australian architect, public servant and politician (born 1855)
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- "Sydney Opera House designer Joern Utzon dies". Associated Press. 2008-11-30. Retrieved 2008-11-30.
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- Geretsegger, Heinz (1979). Otto Wagner, 1841-1989; the Expanding City; The Beginning of Modern Architecture. New York: Rizzoli. ISBN 0-8478-0217-5.
- Australian Dictionary of Biography, Online Edition