1975 in architecture
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The year 1975 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Planned residential development of Noak Bridge in the Borough of Basildon (England), designed by George Garrard and Maurice Naunton, begins.
- June 10 - Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, designed by Josep Lluís Sert.
- June 25 - Addleshaw Tower at Chester Cathedral in England, designed by George Pace.
- c. September - Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, designed by Harry Weese
- October 10 - Afrikaans Language Monument, Paarl, South Africa
- December 10 - General Artigas Bridge, Uruguay River, Uruguay
- Worth Abbey church in West Sussex, England, designed by Francis Pollen, consecrated
- Frank House, also known as House VI, designed by Peter Eisenman.
- First Canadian Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the tallest building in Canada (1975-present).
- The Fernmeldeturm Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany.
- The Willis Building (Ipswich), England, designed by Foster Associates.
- Granite Tower in Billings, Montana, designed by Harrison Fagg's partnership.
- Foire Internationale de Dakar in Senegal, designed by Jean-François Lamoureux and Jean-Louis Marin.
- Ramot Polin housing development in East Jerusalem, designed by Zvi Hecker.
- Architecture Firm Award - Davis, Brody & Associates
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Jean Willerval
- RAIA Gold Medal - Sydney Ancher
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Michael Scott
- Twenty-five Year Award - Philip Johnson's Residence
- Designated European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
- SAVE Britain's Heritage founded as a campaigning group for endangered buildings.
- June 5 - John Leopold Denman, English Neo-Georgian architect (born 1882)
- June 7 - Robert Schmertz, American folk musician and architect (born 1898)
- June 14 - Pablo Antonio, Filipino modernist architect (born 1901)
- July 9- Edward D. Dart, American Mid-Century Modern architect (born 1922)
- August 28 - Norman Jewson, English Arts & Crafts architect (born 1884)
- September 21 - Mihran Mesrobian, Armenian American architect (born 1889)
- December 23 - Ejnar Mindedal Rasmussen, Danish Neoclassical architect (born 1892)
- December 29 - Sigurd Lewerentz, Swedish architect and furniture designer (born 1885)
- date unknown - Robert Matthew, Scottish modernist architect (born 1906)