1933 in architecture
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The year 1933 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Completion of the Myer Emporium renovation, on Bourke Street, Melbourne.
- The Round House, designed by Berthold Lubetkin's Tecton Architectural Group to house gorillas at London Zoo, one of the first modernist buildings in Britain.
- Battersea Power Station in London, with Giles Gilbert Scott as consultant architect, begins operation.
- Royal Masonic Hospital (later Ravenscourt Park Hospital) at Ravenscourt Park in London, by Thomas S. Tait of Sir John Burnet, Tait and Lorne, opened.
- Villa Markelius in Stockholm, designed by Sven Markelius for himself.
- The Bauhaus school in Berlin is permanently closed by the Nazi government.
- Modern Architectural Research Group (MARS Group) established as a think tank by younger architects and critics involved in the modernist movement in Great Britain.
- Completion of restoration of Herstmonceux Castle in England by Walter Godfrey.
- AIA Gold Medal - Ragnar Östberg.
- Royal Gold Medal - Charles Reed Peers.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: (unknown).
- John Betjeman - Ghastly Good Taste, or the depressing story of the rise and fall of British architecture.
- The Information Book of Sir John Burnet, Tait & Lorne.
- February 2 - Rodney Gordon (died 2008)
- June 25 - Álvaro Siza Vieira
- July 23 - Richard Rogers
- October 29 - John Andrews
- "Berthold Lubetkin". Design Museum. Archived from the original on 25 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
- Stamp, Gavin. "Battersea Power Station". The Thirties Society Journal 1: 3–8.
- Gold, Susan. "The Royal Masonic Hospital". The Thirties Society Journal 2: 29–34.
- Bayer, Patricia (1992). "Civic Structures". Art Deco Architecture: Design, Decoration and Detail from the Twenties and Thirties. London: Thames and Hudson. ISBN 0-500-28149-1.