1917 in architecture
The year 1917 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structuresEdit
- The Het Schip housing scheme designed by Michel de Klerk in Amsterdam is started.
- The Lister County Courthouse (Listers härads tingshus) designed by Erik Gunnar Asplund in a Mannerist style in Solvesborg, Sweden is started.
- March 2 – Laurie Baker, British-born Indian architect, known for his initiatives in cost-effective energy-efficient architecture (died 2007)
- April 26 – I. M. Pei, Chinese American architect often called a master of modern architecture (died 2019)
- July 6 – Wang Da-hong, Chinese-born Taiwanese architect (died 2018)
- September 14 – Ettore Sottsass, Italian architect and designer (died 2007)
- December 8 – Nisse Strinning, Swedish architect and designer (died 2006)
- December 10 – Eladio Dieste, Uruguayan engineer and architect (died 2000)
- January 19 – E. R. Robson, English school architect (born 1836)
- February 8 – Thomas Arboe, Danish railway station architect (born 1837)
- July 2 – Gerald Horsley, English architect (born 1862)
- August 4 – C. W. Stephens, English commercial architect (born c.1845)
- September 23 – Robert Swain Peabody, Boston architect (born 1845)
- November 23 – William Ralph Emerson, American architect (born 1833)
- December 30 – Gustaf Nyström, Finnish architect (born 1856)
- Baker, C. P. (2005). Costa Rica. Eye Witness Travel Guides. Dorling Kindersley. pp. 58–9.
- "Rhode Island Hospital Trust Co Building". Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence Preservation Society. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
- Wiseman, Carter (2001). I.M. Pei: A Profile in American Architecture. New York: H. N. Abrams. p. 11. ISBN 0-8109-3477-9.