1924 in architecture
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The year 1924 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici begin work on their vacation home E-1027 at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in the south of France
- The Chilehaus in Hamburg, Germany, designed by Johann Friedrich Höger.
- Rietveld Schröder House in Utrecht, Netherlands, designed by Gerrit Rietveld.
- Copenhagen Police Headquarters in Denmark, designed by Hack Kampmann (died 1920).
- Midland Bank headquarters in the City of London, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
- Queen Mary's Dolls' House in England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
- Olympic silver medal - Alfréd Hajós & Dezso Lauber of Hungary for Plan for Budapest Swimming Stadium.
- Olympic bronze medal - Julien Médecin of Monaco for Stadium for Monte Carlo (no gold medal was awarded).
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Marcel Péchin.
- February 29 - Agustín Hernández Navarro, Mexican architect and sculptor
- March 23 - John Madin, English architect (died 2012)
- June 14 - Arthur Erickson, Canadian architect (died 2009)
- August 14 - Sverre Fehn, award-winning Norwegian architect (died 2009)
- August 16 - Philip Dowson, South African-born British architect (died 2014)
- December 4 - John C. Portman Jr., American architect and developer
- April 14 - Louis Sullivan, American architect sometimes called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism" (born 1856)
- April 23 - Bertram Goodhue, American neo-gothic architect (born 1869)
- April 24 - Ferdinand Arnodin, French bridge engineer (born 1845)
- August 11 - Franz Heinrich Schwechten, German architect (born 1841)
- November 7 - Sir Thomas Graham Jackson, English architect active in Oxford (born 1835)
- Margarita Tortajada Quiroz: Amalia Hernández: audacia y fuerza creativa (Spanish)
- Mercer, Katie; Chan, Cheryl. "B.C. architect Arthur Erickson dead at 84," The Province (Vancouver), Thursday, May 21, 2009.
- "Norwegian architect, Sverre Fehn, dies at 84". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Norway). 4 March 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
- Kaufman, Mervyn D. (1969). Father of Skyscrapers: A Biography of Louis Sullivan. Boston: Little, Brown and Company.
- Chambers Biographical Dictionary. London: Chambers Harrap, 2007. s.v. "Sullivan, Louis Henry," http://www.credoreference.com/entry/chambbd/sullivan_louis_henry (subscription required)
- Oliver, Richard (1983). Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press for the Architectural History Foundation. xii + 297 pp.; 146 illustrations, bibliography, index. ISBN 978-0-262-15024-8