1995 in architecture
The year 1995 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- 19 April – Oklahoma City bombing: The blast destroys or damages 324 buildings within a 16-block radius.
- 6 November – Rova of Antananarivo in Madagascar largely destroyed by fire.
- date unknown
Buildings and structuresEdit
- January – New San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, designed by Mario Botta.
- 1 March – Kuala Lumpur Tower, Malaysia.
- 11 April – Évry Cathedral, designed by Mario Botta.
- 20 August – BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir London Hindu temple in Neasden, designed by C. B. Sompura.
- 28 November – Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, designed by Richard Meier.
- Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht, Netherlands, designed by Aldo Rossi.
- Benedictine monastery, Tomelilla, Sweden, designed by Dom Hans van der Laan (d.1991).
- Ojo del Sol in Berkeley, California, designed by Eugene Tsui as a home for his parents.
- AIA Gold Medal – César Pelli.
- Architecture Firm Award – Beyer Blinder Belle.
- Carlsberg Architectural Prize – Juha Leiviskä
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Renzo Piano.
- Pritzker Architecture Prize – Tadao Ando.
- Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent – Christian de Portzamparc for the Cité de la Musique in Paris.
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal – Colin Rowe.
- Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Ian McHarg.
- Twenty-five Year Award – The Ford Foundation Headquarters
- "Oklahoma City Police Department Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building Bombing After Action Report" (PDF). Terrorism Info. p. 58. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 July 2007.
- (in French and English) Évry Cathedral website of the Diocese of Évry-Corbeil-Essonnes.
- Hardy, Adam (November 1995). "Spirit of suburbia". Perspectives on Architecture. 2 (19): 42–47.
- Classic modern spotlight on Torben Orskov. Archived 25 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine