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. (December 2009)
The year 1968 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structuresEdit
- The Calgary Tower in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is opened.
- Marina City complex in Chicago, designed by Bertrand Goldberg, is completed.
- Lake Point Tower in Chicago, designed by Schippereit-Heinrich Associates, is completed.
- The Heinrich Hertz Tower in Hamburg, West Germany, is completed.
- The National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Sir Roy Grounds, is completed.
- The Neue Nationalgalerie in West Berlin, Germany, designed by Mies van der Rohe, is opened.
- The Nozema Tower Wormer in Wormerland, Netherlands is completed.
- The Olympiaturm in Munich, West Germany is opened.
- The Tower of the Americas in San Antonio, Texas is completed.
- The Standard Bank Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa is completed.
- The History Faculty of the University of Cambridge, England, designed by James Stirling, is completed.
- Christ Church Picture Gallery in Oxford, England, designed by Powell and Moya, is opened.
- Aalto Center in Seinäjoki, Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto, is completed.
- New building for the São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP) in Brazil, designed by Lina Bo Bardi, is inaugurated.
- Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, is consecrated.
- Maria, Königin des Friedens church, Velbert-Neviges, West Germany, designed by Gottfried Böhm, is consecrated.
- The Christi Auferstehung church in Lindenthal, Cologne, West Germany, designed by Gottfried Böhm, is built.
- Church, St. Benedictusberg Abbey, Mamelis, Vaals, Netherlands, designed by Dom Hans van der Laan, is completed.
- Roman Catholic church of St Joseph, Leicester, England, designed by T. E. Wilson, is completed.
- Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, designed by W. K. Noppe, is opened.
- One Kemble Street (offices) in London, designed by George Marsh of Richard Seifert's practice, is completed.
- Cables Wynd House ("Banana Flats"), Leith, Scotland, designed by Alison & Hutchison & Partners (Robert Forbes Hutchison, senior partner; Walter Scott, partner in charge), is completed.