2011 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings opened Edit
January 11 – Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States, designed by HOK.
January 21 – Museum of Old and New Art, on the Berriedale peninsula in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, designed by Nonda Katsalidis.
January 25 – New World Center, home of the New World Symphony Orchestra, at Miami Beach, Florida, designed by Frank Gehry. 
February 28 – Museo Soumaya in Mexico City, designed by Fernando Romero.      
March 1 – Media City Footbridge across the Manchester Ship Canal at MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, England, designed by Gifford and Wilkinson Eyre Architects.
April 16 – Turner Contemporary art gallery, in Margate, Kent, England, designed by David Chipperfield. 
May 1 – New Lyric Theatre, Belfast, designed by O'Donnell & Tuomey of Dublin. 
May 21 – The Hepworth Wakefield art gallery, West Yorkshire, England, designed by David Chipperfield. 
May 31 – Ponte della Musica-Armando Trovajoli across the Tiber in Rome, Italy, designed by BuroHappold Engineering and Powell-Williams Architects. June – Windmill Hill archive centre,
Waddesdon, England, designed by Stephen Marshall. 
June 16 – Gothenburg Mosque, Sweden.
June 20 – Riverside Museum, the new development of the Glasgow Museum of Transport in Scotland, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.
June 25 – Peace Bridge across the River Foyle in Derry, Northern Ireland, designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects.
July 19 – New Museum of Liverpool, at Liverpool Pier Head, England, designed by architects 3XN and engineers Buro Happold. 
August 27 – Rustavi Sioni, church in Rustavi, Georgia, designed by Besarion Menabde, Nikoloz Abashidze and Nikolos Dadiani (consecration date). September –
firstsite new art gallery, Colchester, England, designed by Rafael Viñoly. 
September 11 – National September 11 Memorial, Reflecting Absence, on the World Trade Center site in New York City, USA, designed by architect Michael Arad with landscape architect Peter Walker (dedication date).
September 13 – Westfield Stratford City shopping mall, Stratford, London.
October 12 – Royal Opera House Muscat opens in Muscat, Oman.
October 20 — The Human Ecology Building at Cornell University is dedicated. Designed by Gruzen-Samton Architects (IBI Group).  December 21 – Capital Gate skyscraper hotel and office building, in Abu Dhabi. Buildings completed Edit
City of Westminster College, Paddington Green Campus, London, designed by schmidt hammer lassen architects. February
March 29 – London Olympic Stadium, designed by Populous.
July 6 – Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower, the tallest building in Panama and Latin America.
July 27 – London Aquatics Centre, designed by Zaha Hadid. September
October 20 — Milstein Hall at Cornell University, designed by Rem Koolhaas 
October 28 – ArcelorMittal Orbit, designed by Anish Kapoor with Cecil Balmond, erected at Olympic Park, London. November –
Canada Water Library in London Docklands, designed by Piers Gough of CZWG.  dates unknown
N M Rothschild & Sons' New Court banking headquarters in the City of London, designed by Rem Koolhaas's OMA, completed.  Brockholes Visitor Centre, a floating wooden nature reserve centre designed by Adam Khan of Arca, opens near
Preston, Lancashire, England. 
Eighth Avenue Place East in Calgary, Alberta
Maggie's Centres, drop-in cancer care centres in Great Britain  Temporary
Serpentine Pavilion in London, designed by Peter Zumthor.  Folly for a Flyover, a 'pop-up' temporary arts centre in
East London, England, designed by Assemble.  New Hospital Pavilion,
University of Chicago Medical Center, designed by Rafael Viñoly, projected for completion.
University of Arizona Science Center, Tucson, designed by Rafael Viñoly, projected for completion.
The Crystal, Copenhagen, Denmark (part of Nykredit headquarters), designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects. Kravis Center, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California, designed by Rafael Viñoly, projected for completion.
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September 17 – Colin Madigan, Australian architect (born 1921)
September 27 – Imre Makovecz, Hungarian architect (born 1935)
October 2 – Efraín Recinos, Guatemalan architect (born 1928)
October 5 – Enver Faja, Albanian architect (born 1934)
October 24 – Bruno Weber, Swiss architect (born 1931)
November 25 – Karel Hubacek, Czech architect (born 1924)
December 12 – Gene Summers, American architect (born 1928)
December 26 – Kiyonori Kikutake, Japanese architect, co-founder of the Metabolist group. (born  1928)
December 27 – Anne Tyng, American architect (born 1920) December 30 – Ricardo Legorreta, Mexican architect, UIA Gold Medalist (born 1931) References Edit
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