1941 in architecture
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The year 1941 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Hoover Tower in Stanford, California, United States, designed by Arthur Brown, Jr., completed.
- Fen Building at Peterhouse, Cambridge, England, designed by H. C. Hughes and Peter Bicknell, completed.
- Dublin Airport passenger terminal, Ireland, designed by Desmond FitzGerald, opened.
- Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia, completed.
- Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, completed.
- Smith-Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, completed.
- Replica of the Parthenon, in concrete, in Nashville, Tennessee, completed.
- Presidential Palace of Tirana, in Tirana, Albania, completed.
- Karlskoga city hall in Sweden designed by Sune Lindström.
- National and University Library of Slovenia in Ljubljana, designed by Jože Plečnik in 1930/31, completed.
- Biblioteca Cantonale (Cantonal Library) in Lugano, Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, designed by Rino and Carlo Tami, completed.
- St Peter's Church, Grange Park, Enfield, London, designed by Cyril Farey, built using recycled materials.
- Schwerbelastungskörper, Berlin, Germany, built by Dyckerhoff & Widmann AG.
- Kahn House in Ngaio, New Zealand, designed by Ernst Plischke, completed.
- April 1 - David Childs, American architect
- September 13 - Tadao Ando, Japanese "critical regionalist" architect
- date unknown - Peter Corrigan, Australian architect
- approximate date - Yasmeen Lari, Pakistani architect
- February 12 - Charles Voysey, English Arts and Crafts designer and domestic architect (born 1857)
- August 26 - Sir Alfred Gelder, English architect and politician active in Kingston upon Hull (born 1855)
- September 2 - H. Craig Severance, American architect active in New York (born 1879)
- December 30 - El Lissitzky, Russian artist, designer, photographer, typographer, polemicist and architect (born 1890)