1975 in architecture
The year 1975 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structures
- Planned residential development of Noak Bridge in the Borough of Basildon (England), designed by George Garrard and Maurice Naunton, begins.
Buildings and structures
- June 10 – Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, designed by Josep Lluís Sert.
- June 25 – Addleshaw Tower at Chester Cathedral in England, designed by George Pace.
- June 28 – Sir Thomas White Building, St John's College, Oxford, England, designed by Philip Dowson of Arup Associates.
- c. September – Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, designed by Harry Weese.
- October 10 – Afrikaans Language Monument, Paarl, South Africa.
- December 10 – General Artigas Bridge, Uruguay River, Uruguay.
- Worth Abbey church in West Sussex, England, designed by Francis Pollen, consecrated.
- Malmö Konsthall in Sweden, designed by Klas Anshelm.
- Frank House, also known as House VI, designed by Peter Eisenman.
- First Canadian Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the tallest building in Canada (1975-present).
- The Fernmeldeturm Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany.
- The Willis Building (Ipswich), England, designed by Foster Associates.
- Granite Tower in Billings, Montana, designed by Harrison Fagg's partnership.
- Modissa (fashion store) in Zürich, Switzerland, designed by Werner Gantenbein.
- Foire Internationale de Dakar in Senegal, designed by Jean-François Lamoureux and Jean-Louis Marin.
- Ramot Polin housing development in East Jerusalem, designed by Zvi Hecker.
- Les Arcades du Lac and Le Viaduc housing development in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Versailles, France, designed by Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura.
- Architecture Firm Award – Davis, Brody & Associates
- Grand prix national de l'architecture – Jean Willerval
- RAIA Gold Medal – Sydney Ancher
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal – Michael Scott
- Twenty-five Year Award – Philip Johnson's Residence
- Designated European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
- SAVE Britain's Heritage founded as a campaigning group for endangered buildings.
- December 3 – Julien De Smedt, Belgian-Danish architect
- June 5 – John Leopold Denman, English Neo-Georgian architect (born 1882)
- June 7 – Robert Schmertz, American folk musician and architect (born 1898)
- June 14 – Pablo Antonio, Filipino modernist architect (born 1901)
- July 9- Edward D. Dart, American Mid-Century Modern architect (born 1922)
- August 28 – Norman Jewson, English Arts & Crafts architect (born 1884)
- September 21 – Mihran Mesrobian, Armenian American architect (born 1889)
- December 23 – Ejnar Mindedal Rasmussen, Danish Neoclassical architect (born 1892)
- December 29 – Sigurd Lewerentz, Swedish architect and furniture designer (born 1885)
- date unknown – Robert Matthew, Scottish modernist architect (born 1906)
- Harwood, Elain (2003). England: a Guide to Post-War Listed Buildings (rev. ed.). London: Batsford. ISBN 0-7134-8818-2.
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