|1650s . 1660s in architecture . 1670s|
Buildings and structuresEdit
- 1660 – Completion of
- 1661 – Work begins on Versailles, near Paris.
- King Charles Court of the Greenwich Hospital in London, designed by John Webb.
- Pažaislis Monastery founded (completed in 1755).
- Coleshill House in the Vale of White Horse, England, designed by Roger Pratt, completed (begun in 1649).
- Groombridge Place in Kent, England, built Philip Packer for himself.
- 1660-1663 – The arsenal of Civitavecchia designed by Gianlorenzo Bernini built
- 1663–1665 – Kingston Lacy in Dorset and Horseheath Hall in Cambridgeshire, both in England and both designed by Roger Pratt, built.
- 1664–1667 – Clarendon House in London, designed by Roger Pratt, built.
- 1664 – Eltham Lodge near London, designed by Hugh May, completed.
- 1 June – Petersberg Citadel, Erfurt, Germany foundation stone laid
- 21 September – New chapel at Pembroke College, Cambridge, England, Christopher Wren's first completed work of architecture, is dedicated.
- Chapel of Brasenose College, Oxford is consecrated.
- Sant'Andrea al Quirinale in Rome, designed by Bernini, is completed.
- 1661 – English astronomer Christopher Wren advises on repairs to Old St Paul's Cathedral in London and declines appointment to direct new fortifications at Tangier, his earliest known direct involvement with practical architecture.
- 1666: September 2–5 – The Great Fire of London destroys most of the city including Old St Paul's Cathedral.
- 1668 – Roger Pratt becomes the first person knighted for services to architecture.
- 1668: June – William Talman appointed Comptroller of the King's Works in England.
- 1669: March 19 – Christopher Wren appointed Surveyor of the King's Works in England.
- 1660 – Jakob Prandtauer, Austrian Baroque architect (died 1726)
- 1661 – Daniel Marot, French architect (died 1752)
- 1661: May 7 – George Clarke, English politician, scholar and amateur architect (died 1736)
- 1661 (probable date) – Nicholas Hawksmoor, English architect (died 1736)
- 1664: January 24 – John Vanbrugh, English dramatist and architect (died 1726)
- 1666: March 15 – George Bähr, German architect, designer of Protestant churches (died 1738)
- 1668 – Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, Austrian Baroque architect (died 1745)
- c. 1668 – Thomas Archer, English architect (died 1743)