2019 in architecture
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The year 2019 in architecture is expected to involve some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structures
- Djamaa el Djazaïr, Great Mosque of Algiers, designed by KSP Juergen Engel Architekten, completed in May.
- Beijing Daxing International Airport terminal building, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, completed June 30 (official opening September 25).
- Wuhan Greenland Center in Wuhan, the tallest building in China, designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects in conjunction with Thornton Tomasetti Engineers, projected for completion.
- Berlin Palace reconstruction as Humboldt Forum, designed by Franco Stella, scheduled for opening September 14.
- Bauhaus Museum Dessau, designed by addenda architects (González Hinz Zabala) of Barcelona, opened September 8.
- New Bauhaus Museum Weimar, designed by Heike Hanada with Benedict Tonon, scheduled for opening April 6.
- Alfredo Harp Helú baseball stadium, home of the Diablos Rojos del México (Red Devils) is inaugurated in Mexico City on March 23.
- National Museum of Qatar in Doha, Qatar opened on 28 March.
- Crimean Bridge between Crimea and Russia, the longest bridge in Europe, the rail section of the bridge projected for completion.
- Lakhta Center, in St. Petersburg, the tallest building in Europe, projected for completion.
- United Kingdom
- Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, designed by Populous (lead architect: Christopher Lee), opened 3 April.
- Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories, near Bowness-on-Windermere in the English Lake District, designed by Carmody Groarke, opened March.
- Cantilevered steel footbridge at Tintagel Castle, designed by Ney & Partners and William Matthews Associates, opening rescheduled to 11 August.
- United States
- The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, designed by Renzo Piano in Los Angeles, is set to open.
- 40 Tenth Avenue aka "Solar Carve" adjacent to the High Line in New York City, designed by Jeanne Gang and Studio Gang Architects, slated for completion.
- 540 West 25th Street in the Chelsea section of Manhattan, New York City by Bonetti/Kozerski Architects, the new global headquarters of Pace Gallery, slated for completion and scheduled to open for business in September.
- The Shed by lead architect Diller Scofidio + Renfro and collaborating architect Rockwell Group at the Hudson Yards building complex in New York City completed and opened to the public on April 5.
- The Vessel, by Thomas Heatherwick, at the Hudson Yards building complex in New York City, opened to the public on March 15.
- TWA Hotel by Beyer Blinder Belle (original Flight Center by Eero Saarinen- renovation of) and Lubrano Ciavarra Architects, at JFK Airport in Queens, New York, scheduled to open in May.
- April 15 – Notre-Dame de Paris fire: A major fire at the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris causes the collapse of the roof and spire.
- May 15 until January 5, 2020 "Housing Density From Tenements to Towers" at the Skyscraper Museum in New York Cityc curated by Matthias Altwicker and Nicholas Dagen Bloom.
- AIA Gold Medal –
- Architecture Firm Award AIA –
- Emporis Skyscraper Award –
- European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Prize) –
- Driehaus Architecture Prize for New Classical Architecture –
- Grand Prix de l'urbanisme –
- Grand prix national de l'architecture –
- LEAF Award, Overall Winner –
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate –
- Pritzker Architecture Prize – Arata Isozaki
- Prix Versailles Campuses – Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Moscow, Russia) / Herzog & de Meuron (Switzerland)
- Prix Versailles Passenger Stations – Yangcheng Lake Tourist Transportation Center (Suzhou, China) / Kengo Kuma & Associates (Japan)
- Prix Versailles Sports – Optus Stadium (Perth, Australia) / COX Architects & Planners, Hassell (Australia)
- RAIA Gold Medal –
- RIAS Award for Architecture –
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal – Nicholas Grimshaw
- Stirling Prize – Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley for Goldsmith Street, Norwich
- Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture –
- UIA Gold Medal –
- Twenty-five Year Award AIA –
- Vincent Scully Prize –
- January 22 – Charles Vandenhove, Belgian architect (born 1927)
- January 25 – Florence Knoll, American architect and furniture designer (Knoll Furniture) (born 1917)
- February 11 – Allan Wild, New Zealand architect and professor (born 1927)
- February 13 – Jörg Streli, Austrian architect (b. 1940)
- February 18 – Alessandro Mendini, Italian architect and designer (Groninger Museum) (born 1931)
- February 20 – Francisco Mañosa, Filipino architect (Coconut Palace, EDSA Shrine) (born 1931)
- March 1 – Kevin Roche, Irish-born American architect (born 1922)
- March 16 – Sir William Whitfield, English architect (born 1920)
- March 27 – Friedrich Achleitner, Austrian architecture critic and poet (born 1930)
- March 29 – Tao Ho, Hong Kong architect (Hong Kong Arts Centre) (born 1936)
- May 16 – I. M. Pei, Chinese born American architect (Bank of China Tower, East Building of The National Gallery of Art, Louvre Pyramid, Museum of Islamic Art, Doha - Pritzker Prize winner 1983) (born 1917)
- June 3 – Stanley Tigerman, American architect, theorist, and designer (died 1930)
- June 15 – Wilhelm Holzbauer, Austrian architect (born 1930)
- July 9 – Phil Freelon, American architect (born 1953)
- July 19 – César Pelli, Argentine architect (Petronas Towers, Carnegie Hall Tower) (death announced on date) (born 1926)
- August 1 – Richard Vyškovský, Czech architect and creator of paper models (born 1929)
- September 4 – Timothy Seow, Singaporean architect (born 1937/38)
- October 3 – Roger Taillibert, French architect (Parc des Princes - Olympic Stadium, Montreal) (born 1926).
- October 13 - Charles Jencks, 80, American architect, cultural theorist (Post-modernism) (born 1939)
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- "Le Monde Headquarters". Snøhetta. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
- "Berlin Stadtschloss Reconstruction Initiative". Association Berliner Schloss e.V. Retrieved 2015-01-08.
- Baker, Sam (2019-05-19). "Bauhaus' 100th Anniversary Opens Museum Doors". Forbes. US. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
- "Bauhaus Museum Weimar". Retrieved 2018-10-23.
- Rocha, Rodrigo (March 23, 2019), "Los Diablos tienen fiesta" [The Diablos have a celebration], Milenio (in Spanish), Mexico City, retrieved March 23, 2019
- Wainwright, Oliver (2019-03-18). "Otters love it! Inside Windermere's magical new £20m museum". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2019-05-15.
- Wainwright, Oliver (2019-08-08). "Gossamer gateway to Avalon: Tintagel Castle bridge unites magic and history". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
- "Norwich council estate named UK's best new building". RIBA. 2019-10-08. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
- Designer of Montreal’s Olympic Stadium dead at 93.