1973 in architecture
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The year 1973 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- February 14 - Vicksburg Bridge over the Mississippi River, United States.
- April 4 - The World Trade Center in New York City, New York.
- May 10 - General Belgrano Bridge, over the Paraná River, Argentina.
- July 19 - National Stadium, Singapore.
- September - Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, designed by Karl Henrik Nøstvik.
- October 20 - Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia, designed by Jørn Utzon.
- The Aon Center in Chicago, Illinois, United States, originally known as the Standard Oil Building.
- Sears Tower in Chicago, Illinois, United States, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, becomes the tallest building in the world
- May - Sears Tower, Chicago, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
- September 4 - First Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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- Alpha Tower, Birmingham, England, designed by George Marsh of Richard Seifert & Partners.
- The Carlton Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, becomes the tallest building in South Africa and in Africa (1973–present).
- Großgaststätte Ahornblatt, Berlin, Germany (demolished in 2000).
- Harvard Science Center at Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, designed by Josep Lluís Sert.
- IDS Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- Boyana Residence, Sofia (later National Historical Museum (Bulgaria)), designed by Alexander Barov.
- Kiev TV Tower in Kiev, Ukraine.
- Mala Rijeka Viaduct, Podgorica, Montenegro.
- Tour Montparnasse in Paris, France, designed by Eugène Beaudouin, Urbain Cassan and Louis Hoym de Marien.
- Zagreb TV Tower in Zagreb, Croatia..
- Tower 2 of the Meritus Mandarin Singapore in Singapore.
- Cromwell Tower in London, England.
- Le Pyramide market in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, designed by Rinaldo Olivieri.
- American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal – Louis Kahn
- Alvar Aalto Medal – Hakon Ahlberg
- Architecture Firm Award - Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott
- Prix de l'Académie d'Architecture de France - Kenzo Tange
- RAIA Gold Medal - Jørn Utzon
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Leslie Martin
- AIA Twenty-five Year Award - Taliesin West
- January 22 - Stanisław Staszewski, Polish architect and poet (born 1925)
- June 14 - Clifford Percy Evans, American architect (born 1889)
- June 27 - Odd Nansen, Norwegian architect, author, and humanitarian (born 1901)
- December 8 - Paul Bartholomew, American architect (born 1883)
- "Straits Times 7 Jun" - "Stadium memories: 1973-2007", The Straits Times, 30 June 2007
- Rozen, Andrei. "Fyodor Dostoevsky Theater". Sofia: OpenBuildings. Retrieved 2015-03-05.
- Van Atta, Robert B. (1999). A Centennial History of the City of Greensburg. Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Chas. M. Henry Printing Company. p. 243.