2018 in architecture
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The year 2018 in architecture is expected to involve some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structures
- Fjordenhus, Kirk Kapital headquarters, on Vejle Fjord, designed by Olafur Eliasson and Sebastian Behmann, completed.
- Hong Kong
- Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge projected for completion.
- World One, a supertall skyscraper in Mumbai projected for completion. It is slated to become the tallest building in India and the tallest residential building in the world upon completion.
- Venice flood barrier projected for completion.
- Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur projected for completion.
- Ureddplassen public toilet, designed by Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter + Landskapsfabrikken, opened.
- Crimean Bridge between Crimea and Russia, the longest bridge in Europe, the road section of the bridge opened May 16.
- Lakhta Center, in St. Petersburg, the tallest building in Europe, projected for completion.
- Istanbul New Airport with the world’s largest terminal, projected for completion.
- Chernobyl New Safe Confinement projected for completion.
- United Kingdom
- Storey's Field Community Centre and Nursery for the University of Cambridge at Eddington, designed by Stuart McKnight of MUMA (McInnes Usher McKnight Architects), completed c. March.
- The Hubert Perrodo Building at St Peter's College, Oxford, by Design Engine Architects, officially opened March 13.
- Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries in Westminster Abbey, London, designed by MUMA (McInnes Usher McKnight Architects) and Max Fordham, opened to public June 11.
- V&A Museum of Design Dundee in Dundee, Scotland, designed by Kengo Kuma, projected for opening September 15.
- Wittering House, Finsbury Park, home for self by Charles Bettes of GPad London, completed.
- United States
- 3 World Trade Center in New York City, projected for completion.
- Amazon Spheres in Seattle, designed by NBBJ, opened January 30.
- January 9 – The Church of St. Lambertus in Immerath, Germany, is demolished.
- June 15 – Second major fire at Glasgow School of Art.
- AIA Gold Medal – James Stewart Polshek
- Architecture Firm Award AIA – Snow Kreilich Architects
- Pritzker Architecture Prize – Balkrishna Doshi
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal – Neave Brown
- January 7 – Aydın Boysan, 96, Turkish architect
- January 9 – Neave Brown, 88, American-born British architect
- January 17 – Ted McCoy, 92, New Zealand architect
- February 18 – Ivor Smith, 93, English architect
- February 19 – Teresa Gisbert Carbonell, 91, Bolivian architect and art historian
- February 20 – Lionel March, 84, British architect and mathematician
- February 22 – Serban Cantacuzino, 90, French-born Romanian-British architect
- April 26 – David Mitchell, 77, New Zealand architect
- May 12 – Will Alsop, 70, British architect
- May 18 – Tom Wolfe, 88, American author and architecture critic (From Bauhaus to Our House)
- May 28 – Wang Da-hong, 100, Chinese born Taiwanese architect
- Connolly, Kate (2018-06-08). "Disorientating and playful, Eliasson's first building 'grows' from Danish fjord". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2018-06-09.
- Crowe, David (2018-04-24). "'We must remember': PM opens $100m Monash centre in France". The Sydney Morning Herald. Australia. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
- Siggins, Lorna (2018-02-21). "First look: Galway's new art-house cinema, a 'beautiful tower of song'". The Irish Times. Dublin. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
- Morris, Hugh (2018-03-28). "Norway has just opened the world's most beautiful public loo". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2018-04-16.
- "Storey's Field Centre". North West Cambridge Development. 2018-03-29. Retrieved 2018-06-22.
- "Hubert Perrodo Building shortlisted for RIBA Awards 2018". Design Engine. 2018-03-21. Retrieved 2018-05-18.
- Carrell, Severin; Brooks, Libby; Rawlinson, Kevin (2018-06-16). "'Heartbreaking': fire guts Glasgow School of Art for the second time". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2018-06-16.