1957 in architecture

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List of years in architecture (table)
Zeilenbau housing at Interbau, by Walter Gropius

The year 1957 in architecture involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

Buildings opened[edit]

Buildings completed[edit]

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

  • May 18 - Ai Weiwei, Chinese contemporary artist, active in sculpture, installation, architecture, curating, photography, film, and social, political and cultural criticism[1][2]
  • August 5 - Shigeru Ban, Japanese architect known for use of paper and cardboard

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ai Weiwei". Wolseley Media. 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  2. ^ Cooper, Rafi (2008-07-06). "Cultural revolutionary". The Observer. London. Archived from the original on 2008-07-09. Retrieved 2008-07-06.