1976 in architecture
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The year 1976 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings completed and opened
- October - Wotruba Church (Kirche Zur Heiligsten Dreifaltigkeit) in Vienna, to a design by Fritz Wotruba, completed.
- October 1 - CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, designed by WZMH Architects and John Andrews, opened.
- October 25 - Royal National Theatre on London's South Bank, designed by Denys Lasdun, opened.
- November 26 - The OCBC Centre in Singapore, designed by I. M. Pei & Partners, completed.
- John Hancock Tower in Boston, Massachusetts, designed by Henry N. Cobb of I. M. Pei & Partners.
- Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, Massachusetts, designed by Hugh Stubbins & Associates, is completed.
- Home Office building at 50 Queen Anne's Gate (now 102 Petty France), Westminster, London, designed by Basil Spence.
- Water Tower Place in Chicago, Illinois, designed by Edward D. Dart of Loebl Schlossman Bennett and Dart.
- Fernmeldeturm Koblenz near Koblenz in Germany.
- Ponte City Apartments in Johannesburg, South Africa, designed by Mannie Feldman.
- ABSA Tower in Johannesburg.
- First planned residential development at South Woodham Ferrers in England.
- The Round House (bungalow) at Stoke Canon in England, designed by Peter Blundell Jones and Gillian Smith.
- Architecture Firm Award - Mitchell/Giurgola Architects
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Roger Taillibert
- Rome Prize for architecture - Gunnar Birkerts
- RAIA Gold Medal - Harry Seidler
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - John Summerson
- Twenty-five Year Award - 860-880 North Lakeshore Drive Apartments
- 1976 - Ott Kadarik, Estonian architect
- date unknown - Antonio Pio Saracino, Italian-born US architect
- January 26 - Eric Francis, British architect and painter (born 1887)
- May 11 - Alvar Aalto, Finnish architect, designer, sculptor and painter (born 1898)
- November 19 - Sir Basil Spence, Scottish Modernist/Brutalist architect (born 1907)
- Nugent Cachemaille-Day, English ecclesiastical architect (born 1896)
- CN Tower celebrates 30th birthday, Broadcast News/canada.com, June 26, 2006
- Kühkopf Transmission Tower at Structurae
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