2010 in architecture
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The year 2010 in architecture involved some significant events.
- January 4 – Burj Khalifa (formerly known as Burj Dubai) opens in the United Arab Emirates as the tallest man-made structure in the world, at 828m (2,717 ft).
- February 6 - New building of Tampa Museum of Art in Tampa, Florida, designed by Stanley Saitowitz, opens to the public.
- May - MAXXI – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts in Rome, designed by Zaha Hadid, opens to the public. It wins this year's Stirling Prize.
- June – Strata SE1 completed in the London Borough of Southwark.
- September – Evelyn Grace Academy, a London school designed by Zaha Hadid, opens. It wins the 2011 Stirling Prize.
- October – Maggie's Cheltenham, a drop-in cancer care centre designed by Sir Richard MacCormac's MJP Architects, opens in England.
- 12 November – Canton Tower opens for the 2010 Asian Games.
- December – Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University, designed by Stanton Williams, completed. It wins the 2012 Stirling Prize.
- Burj Qatar, designed by Jean Nouvel, is completed in Doha.
- Broadcasting Tower, Leeds, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, opens.
- Guangzhou International Finance Center in China, by Wilkinson Eyre Architects, completed. It wins the 2012 Lubetkin Prize.
- International Commerce Centre opens as the tallest building in Hong Kong.
- More than 70 exposition pavilions are completed for the Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China.
- November - The third World Architecture Festival is held in Barcelona.
- AIA Gold Medal – Peter Q. Bohlin (United States).
- Architecture Firm Award – Pugh + Scarpa
- Grand Prix de l'urbanisme – Laurent Théry
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Award – Toyo Ito
- Pritzker Architecture Prize – Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA)
- RAIA Gold Medal – Kerry Clare and Lindsay Clare
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal – I. M. Pei
- Richard H. Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture – Rafael Manzano Martos
- Stirling Prize – Zaha Hadid
- Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Edward O. Wilson
- Vincent Scully Prize – Adele Chatfield-Taylor
- Twenty-five Year Award – The Hajj Terminal at King Abdulaziz International Airport
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- Youngs, Ian (14 October 2012). "Sainsbury Laboratory wins Stirling architecture prize". BBC News. Retrieved 14 October 2012.