2001 in architecture
The year 2001 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- September 11 – September 11 attacks: World Trade Center in New York (designed by Minoru Yamasaki) is destroyed, and The Pentagon is heavily damaged by hijacked airliners. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church is completely destroyed.[self-published source?] Deutsche Bank Building and Fiterman Hall are subsequently demolished due to severe damage.
- The Grollo Tower would have been the tallest in the world, but it will most likely not be built.
- March 17 – Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall, UK, designed by Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners.
- April – Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham, Yorkshire, UK, designed by Wilkinson Eyre. It wins this year's Stirling Prize.
- May 4
- June 28 – Gehry Tower (designed by Frank Gehry) in Hanover, Germany.
- June 30 – National Space Centre, Leicester, England, by Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners.
- September 9
- September 17 – Gateshead Millennium Bridge, a pedestrian tilt bridge for spanning the River Tyne, UK, designed by architects Wilkinson Eyre and structural engineers Gifford. It wins the 2002 Stirling Prize.
- November 15 – Palms Casino Resort in Paradise, Nevada, USA, designed by The Jerde Partnership.
- November 21 – Cologne Tower inaugurated; designed by Kohl & Kohl and Jean Nouvel.
- December 10 – Puente de la Mujer, a pedestrian swing cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge spanning a dock in Buenos Aires, Argentina, designed by Santiago Calatrava, inaugurated.
- December 11 – American Folk Art Museum in New York City, USA, inaugurated; designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.
- October 30 – Redevelopment of Gasometer, Vienna, by Jean Nouvel, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Manfred Wehdorn and Wilhelm Holzbauer is completed.
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- 88 Wood Street office building, City of London, by Richard Rogers.
- Caja General de Ahorros, Granada, by Alberto Campo Baeza.
- Betty and Gordon Moore Library in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences (Cambridge), UK, designed by Edward Cullinan Architects.
- Telekom Tower building, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- One Wall Centre opens in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, by architects Perkins+Will Canada.
- Ku’damm-Eck (office building) in Berlin, Germany, by Gerkan, Marg und Partner.
- Neues Kranzler Eck (office building) in Berlin, Germany, by Helmut Jahn.
- Tower 2000, the first building in the Moscow International Business Centre, Russia.
- Work on the Nidaros Cathedral, in Trondheim, Norway, is officially completed.
- Exhibition building at Scotland's National Museum of Rural Life completed by Page\Park Architects.
- Building D, Giudecca, Venice, by Cino Zucchi.
- Jacobs Ladder (house) at Chinnor, England, by Niall McLaughlin Architects.
- Aga Khan Award for Architecture – Geoffrey Bawa.
- AIA Gold Medal – Michael Graves.
- Architecture Firm Award – Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck Architecture.
- Emporis Skyscraper Award – One Wall Centre.
- European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Prize) – Rafael Moneo for Kursaal Centre.
- Grand Prix de l'urbanisme – Jean-Louis Subileau.
- Mies van der Rohe Prize – Rafael Moneo.
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Jean Nouvel.
- Pritzker Prize – Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron.
- Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent – Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron.
- RAIA Gold Medal – Keith Cottier.
- Royal Gold Medal – Jean Nouvel.
- Stirling Prize – Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Magna Centre.
- Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Glenn Murcutt.
- Twenty-five Year Award – Weyerhaeuser Headquarters
- Vincent Scully Prize – Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk.
- January 11 – Denys Lasdun, British architect (born 1914)
- January 18 – Morris Lapidus, US Neo-baroque Miami Modern architect (born 1902)
- February 4 – Iannis Xenakis, Greek-French composer, music theorist, and architect-engineer (born 1922)
- March 14 – Robert S. McMillan, US architect, co-founder of The Architects Collaborative (born 1916)
- December 30 – Samuel Mockbee, US architect (born 1944)
- Greek Orthodox Parishes of New York State - a Photo Tour Vol. 1. Lulu.com. p. 16. ISBN 978-1-4303-2861-2.
- "Industrial Renovation: The Gasometers of Vienna". Twisted Sifter. 2009-10-06. Archived from the original on February 26, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
- Ekroll, Øystein Nidaros Cathedral: The West Front Sculptures (Trondheim Nidarosdomen. 2006) ISBN 978-8276930634