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The year 1968 in architecture involved some significant events.
- The Calgary Tower in Calgary, Canada is opened.
- Lake Point Tower in Chicago, designed by Schippereit-Heinrich Associates is completed.
- The Heinrich-Hertz-Turm in Hamburg, Germany is completed.
- The National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Sir Roy Grounds is completed.
- The Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, Germany, designed by Mies van der Rohe, is opened.
- The Nozema Tower Wormer in Wormerland, Netherlands is completed.
- The Olympiaturm in Munich, Germany is opened.
- The Tower of the Americas in San Antonio, Texas is completed.
- The Standard Bank Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa is completed.
- The History Faculty of the University of Cambridge, England, designed by James Stirling, is completed.
- Christ Church Picture Gallery in Oxford, England, designed by Powell and Moya, is opened.
- Aalto Center in Seinäjoki, Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto, is completed.
- New building for the São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP) in Brazil, designed by Lina Bo Bardi, is built.
- Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, is consecrated.
- Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, designed by W. K. Noppe, is opened.
- One Kemble Street (offices) in London, designed by George Marsh of Richard Seifert's practice, is completed.
- Cables Wynd House ("Banana Flats"), Leith, Scotland, designed by Alison & Hutchison & Partners (Robert Forbes Hutchison, senior partner; Walter Scott, partner in charge), is completed.