2019 in architecture
The year 2019 in architecture is expected to involve some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structures
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, the world's second-largest single-building airport terminal, 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.
- The New National Stadium, Tokyo designed by Kengo Kuma, which will serve as the main stadium for the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as the venue for track and field events at the 2020 Summer Olympics and 2020 Summer Paralympics, is completed.
- 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.
- Nithurst Farm, West Sussex, residence designed by Adam Richards for himself.
- 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.
- 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 –
- Lawrence Israel Prize - Alexandra Champalimaud
- 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)
- Prix Versailles Shops & Stores – MiCasa Vol.C (São Paulo, Brazil) / Studio MK27 (Brazil)
- Prix Versailles Shopping Malls – Coal Drops Yard (London, United Kingdom) / Heatherwick Studio (United Kingdom)
- Prix Versailles Hotels – Six Senses Bhutan (Thimphu - Paro - Punakha, Bhutan) / Habita Architects (Thailand)
- Prix Versailles Restaurants – Song's Chinese Cuisine (Guangzhou, China) / Republican Metropolis Architecture (China)
- 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)
- November 6 - Juliaan Lampens, 96, Belgian architect (born 1926)
- November 11 - Edward Cullinan, 88, British architect (Charles Cryer Theatre, Weald and Downland Gridshell) (born 1931)
- November 17 - Gustav Peichl, 91, Austrian architect (ORF regional studios, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland) (born 1928)
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- Designer of Montreal’s Olympic Stadium dead at 93.