2005 in architecture
The year 2005 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- May 17 - The renovation and restoration of Mies van der Rohe's Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology commences with the smashing of the first of the large glass walls, a privilege auctioned on eBay for over $2,500.
- May 20 - The United States Postal Service honors twelve "Masterworks of Modern Architecture" on first class postage stamps.
- October 6 - Demolition of the last of the Xanadu Houses begins, ending on October 10.
- January 15 - Copenhagen Opera House, Denmark, designed by Henning Larsen.
- March 5 - The Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany, designed by Hascher et Jehle.
- April 6 - New facility for the Milan Trade Fair in Milan, Italy, designed by Massimiliano Fuksas.
- April 14 - Casa da Música, Porto, Portugal, designed by Rem Koolhaas's OMA.
- April 17 - Expansion of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, designed by Herzog & de Meuron.
- April 28 - The Wynn Las Vegas, designed by Jon Jerde.
- May 10 - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, designed by Peter Eisenman.
- May 11 - Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum at Bangkok University, Thailand, designed by Architects 49.
- June - Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland, designed by Renzo Piano.
- August 27 - The Turning Torso in Malmö, designed by Santiago Calatrava, the tallest building in Sweden and Scandinavia.
- September - Idea Store Whitechapel, London, UK designed by David Adjaye Associates.
- October 15 - New de Young Museum in San Francisco, California, USA, designed by Herzog & de Meuron.
- October 17–18 - National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, UK, designed by Wilkinson Eyre.
- October 30 - The reconstructed Dresden Frauenkirche, in Dresden, Germany, is consecrated.
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- Bloomberg Tower in Manhattan, New York, United States is completed.
- 2 Marsham Street in London, designed by Terry Farrell, is first occupied by the British government department, the Home Office, for whom it was built.
- Maggie's Centre at Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, a drop-in cancer care centre designed by Page\Park Architects.
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- The Chongqing World Trade Center in Chongqing, China.
- Chelsea Tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
- Q1 Tower in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, the tallest building in Australia.
- Mirador apartment building in Madrid, Spain, designed by MVRDV and Blanca Lleó.
- Tromsø Library and City Archives in Norway, designed by Kjell Beite.
- Jaume Fuster Library in Barcelona, Spain, designed by Josep Llinás.
- Santa Caterina Market roof in Barcelona, designed by Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue.
- AIA Gold Medal - Santiago Calatrava.
- Architecture Firm Award - Murphy/Jahn.
- AIA Twenty-five Year Award - Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut by Louis Kahn.
- Driehaus Architecture Prize – Quinlan Terry
- Emporis Skyscraper Award - Turning Torso by Santiago Calatrava.
- European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Prize) – Rem Koolhaas for Netherlands Embassy Berlin
- Grand Prix de l'urbanisme - Bernard Reichen.
- LEAF Award, Grand Prix - Henning Larsen Architects for the IT University of Copenhagen
- Mies van der Rohe Prize - Rem Koolhaas for the Dutch Embassy (Berlin)
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Award – Yoshio Taniguchi
- Pritzker Prize - Thom Mayne, of Morphosis.
- Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent - Florence Lipsky and Pascal Rollet for the Science Library at Orléans-la-Source.
- RAIA Gold Medal - James Birrell.
- Royal Gold Medal - Frei Otto.
- RIAS Award for Architecture - Scottish Parliament building, Edinburgh, designed by EMBT/RMJM.
- Stirling Prize - Scottish Parliament building, Edinburgh, designed by EMBT/RMJM.
- Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Shigeru Ban.
- Vincent Scully Prize - Charles, Prince of Wales.
- Twenty-five Year Award - Yale Center for British Art
- UIA Gold Medal – Tadao Ando.
- January 6 - A. Hays Town, prominent American residential architect based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (born 1903)
- January 23 - Richard Feilden OBE, leading UK architect based in Bath (born 1950)
- January 25 - Philip Johnson, influential American architect, first Pritzker Prize honoree (born 1906)
- March 16 - Ralph Erskine, British architect, designer of the Byker Wall (born 1914)
- March 22 - Kenzo Tange, leading Japanese architect, winner of the 1987 Pritzker Prize (born 1913)
- June 4 - Giancarlo De Carlo), Italian architect (born 1919
- June 30 - Robert Y. Fleming, American architect (born 1925)
- December 15 - James Ingo Freed, American architect (born 1930)
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- "Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture - Recipients". Notre Dame School of Architecture. Retrieved 5 April 2014.