1919 in architecture
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The year 1919 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- 25 April – The Bauhaus architectural and design movement is founded in Weimar, Germany, by Walter Gropius.
- November – Start of the Glass Chain correspondence.
- Julia Morgan is selected as the architect for William Randolph Hearst's La Cuesta Encantada, better known as Hearst Castle, in San Simeon, California, USA.
Buildings and structures
- 5 March – Rebuilt Helsinki Central railway station, designed by Eliel Saarinen
- April – First Congregational Church of Albany, New York, USA, designed by Albert W. Fuller.
- September – Brooklyn Army Terminal, New York, USA, designed by Cass Gilbert.
- 11 November (Remembrance Day) – Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- 27 November – Laie Hawaii Temple, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, dedicated.
- 29 November – Großes Schauspielhaus in Berlin with interior remodelled as a theater by Hans Poelzig.
- Church of the Madonna della Difesa, Montreal, Canada.
- McMahon Building, better known as the "World's littlest skyscraper", by J. D. McMahon, in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas.
- Het Schip, Amsterdam, Netherlands, by Michel de Klerk.
- First Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland, by Rudolf Steiner.
- Royal Gold Medal – Leonard Stokes.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture – Jacques Carlu and Jean-Jacques Haffner.
- 3 January – Robin Boyd, Australian architect (died 1971)
- 21 June – Paolo Soleri, Italian-American architect (died 2013)
- 23 July – Geoffrey Bawa, Ceylonese architect (died 2003)
- 12 December – Giancarlo De Carlo, Italian architect (died 2005)
- date unknown – Mualla Eyüboğlu, Turkish architect (died 2009)
- 26 February – Paul Due, Norwegian architect of railway stations (born 1835)
- 12 August – Ernest Gimson, English "Arts and Crafts" architect and furniture designer (born 1864)
- 5 September – Frigyes Schulek, Hungarian architect (born 1841)
- 15 October – Adolf W. Edelsvärd, Swedish architect (born 1824)
- 6 November – Hans Christian Amberg, Danish architect (born 1837)
- Whyte, Iain Boyd, ed. (1985). Crystal Chain Letters: Architectural Fantasies by Bruno Taut and His Circle. The MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-23121-2.
- Högström, Hilkka (1996). Helsingin rautatieasema / Helsinki railway station. Helsinki. ISBN 951-53-0533-0.
- Jokinen, Teppo (1998). "Eliel Saarinen – Main Station". In Thiel-Siling, Sabine (ed.). Icons of Architecture – the 20th century (2nd ed.). Munich: Prestel. pp. 24–5. ISBN 3-7913-1949-3.
- Church of Notre-Dame-de-la-Défense National Historic Site of Canada. Canadian Register of Historic Places.
- Carroll Wilson (March 27, 2001). "How Easily We Seem To Forget Our History Lessons". Wichita Falls Times Record News. Wichita Falls, Texas: E. W. Scripps Company. p. B1. ISSN 0895-6138. Retrieved 2010-10-09.