1994 in architecture
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The year 1994 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- May 6 - The Channel Tunnel connecting Britain and France is opened.
- September 4 - Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan, designed by Renzo Piano opens as the longest building in the world.
- date unknown - Channel 4 Building, home of the Channel 4 television company, designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership, opened on Horseferry Road in Westminster, London.
- Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai, China.
- Shinjuku Park Tower, in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan.
- World Trade Center México, Mexico City, Mexico.
- Qingdao TV Tower, Qingdao, China.
- International Saddam Tower, Baghdad, Iraq.
- Igualada Cemetery, Catalonia, designed by Enric Miralles and Carme Pinós.
- Hauer-King House, Canonbury, London, designed by Future Systems.
- AIA Gold Medal - Norman Foster.
- Architecture Firm Award - Bohlin Cywinski Jackson.
- European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Prize) – Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners for Waterloo International railway station, London.
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Charles Correa.
- Pritzker Prize - Christian de Portzamparc.
- Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent - Henri Gaudin|Henri and Bruno Gaudin.
- RAIA Gold Medal - Neville Quarry.
- Royal Gold Medal - Michael and Patricia Hopkins.
- Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Frank O. Gehry.
- Twenty-five Year Award - Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
- February 14 - Pietro Belluschi, Italian-born American architect (born 1899)
- August 11 - Gordon Cullen, English architect and urban designer, associated with the "Townscape" movement (born 1914)
- October 24 - John Lautner, American architect (born 1911)
- November 11 - Stephen Dykes Bower, English ecclesiastical architect (born 1903)
- December 10 - Henry Bernard, French architect, designer of the Palace of Europe (born 1912)