1954 in architecture
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The year 1954 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Ciudad Universitaria (University City), UNAM's main campus in Mexico City, designed by Mario Pani and Enrique del Moral, is completed
- Hunstanton Secondary Modern School, Hunstanton, Norfolk, England, designed by Peter and Alison Smithson, is completed
- Bevin Court public housing in the London borough of Finsbury, designed by Berthold Lubetkin with Francis Skinner and Douglas Carr, is completed
- Stockholm city district of Vällingby, planned by Sven Markelius, is inaugurated
- Pruitt–Igoe housing project in St. Louis, Missouri, designed by Minoru Yamasaki, first occupied
- Goddard House, 22 Avenue Road, Stoneygate, Leicester, England, designed by Fello Atkinson and Brenda Walker of James Cubitt & Partners
- Martin's (private house), Toys Hill, Brasted, Kent, England, designed by Powell and Moya, is completed
- Buckminster Fuller patents his geodesic dome design, later expressed in his Dymaxion House
- November – Postwar United Kingdom government limitations on housebuilding are lifted
- Royal Gold Medal – Arthur George Stephenson.
- Prix de Rome, architecture – Michel Marot.
- Rome Prize Fellowship at American Academy in Rome – Robert Venturi.
- October 12 – Keith Griffiths, Welsh-born architect
- Hans Robert Hiegel, German architect
- Kengo Kuma, Japanese architect
- February 25 – Auguste Perret, French architect, pioneer of reinforced concrete (born 1874)
- December 12 – Alker Tripp, English town planner (born 1883)
- Salvador Valeri i Pupurull, Catalan architect (born 1873)
- Harwood, Elain (2003). England: a Guide to Post-War Listed Buildings (rev. ed.). London: Batsford. ISBN 0-7134-8818-2.
- Checkoway, Barry (1985). "Revitalizing an Urban Neighborhood: A St. Louis Case Study". The Metropolitan Midwest. Urbana/Chicago: University of Illinois Press: 245. ISBN 978-0-252-01114-6. ISBN 0252011147.
- Grade II listed building. No. 1375665
- The Twentieth Century Society (2017). 100 Houses 100 Years. London: Batsford. ISBN 978-1-84994-437-3.