1983 in architecture
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The year 1983 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- May 1 - Church of the Holy Mother of God (Aleppo), Syria.
- October 15 - The Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta opens
- October 21 - The Burrell Collection Building in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, designed by Barry Gasson.
- The Conoco-Phillips Building in Anchorage, Alaska.
- The Alma-Ata Tower in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
- Western Canadian Place in Calgary, Alberta
- Henningsvær Bridges, Norway.
- Wells Fargo Bank Plaza in Houston, Texas.
- Williams Tower/ Transco Tower in Houston, Texas.
- ARCO Tower in Dallas, Texas.
- The Mellon Bank Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Trump Tower in New York City.
- One Cleveland Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Manulife Place in Edmonton, Alberta
- Miami Center, in Miami, Florida.
- Pasilan linkkitorni tower, Helsinki, Finland.
- Slovak Radio Building in Bratislava, designed by Štefan Svetko, Štefan Ďurkovič and Barnabáš Kissling.
- Slovak National Archives in Bratislava, designed by Vladimir Dedeček.
- Forestry department offices (later Daugavkrasti Hotel), Jēkabpils, Latvia, designed by Vanda Baulina.
- AIA Gold Medal - Nathaniel Alexander Owings.
- Architecture Firm Award - Holabird & Root.
- Pritzker Prize - I. M. Pei.
- RAIA Gold Medal - Gilbert Nic and Ross Chisholm.
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Norman Foster.
- Twenty-five Year Award - Price Tower.
- January 29 - Piloo Mody, Indian architect and politician (born 1926)
- July 1 - Richard Buckminster Fuller, American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist (born 1895)
- June 12 - Clemens Holzmeister, Austrian architect and stage designer (born 1886)
- August 18
- Giuseppe Samoná, Italian architect (born 1898)