1923 in architecture
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The year 1923 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Vers une architecture by Le Corbusier (later translated into English as Towards a New Architecture) is published.
- Bauhaus expressionist architecture phase ends.
- Liebenberg and Kaplan architectural practice established in Minneapolis.
- June 23 - Stockholm City Hall, designed by Ragnar Östberg.
- December 26 - Ottawa Auditorium, Canada (demolished 1967).
- Chilehaus in Hamburg, designed by Fritz Höger.
- Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
- Église Notre-Dame du Raincy in France, designed by Auguste Perret.
- AIA Gold Medal - Henry Bacon
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - John James Burnet
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Jean-Baptiste Mathon
- March 2 - Sam Scorer, English architect (died 2003)
- June 24 - Peter Womersley, British architect (died 1993)
- June 25 - Harry Seidler, Austrian-born Australian Modernist architect (died 2006)
- September 18 - Peter Smithson, English New Brutalist architect, husband and partner of Alison Smithson (died 2003)
- September 25 - Leonardo Benevolo, Italian historian of modern architecture (died 2017)
- Eulie Chowdhury, Indian architect (died 1995)
- May 19 - Frank Darling, Canadian architect and promoter of the Beaux-Arts style (born 1850)
- October 25 - Robert S. Roeschlaub, Colorado architect (born 1843)
- November 24 - Michel de Klerk, Dutch Amsterdam School architect (born 1884)
- December 27 - Gustave Eiffel, French civil engineer and architect (born 1832)