2012 in architecture

The year 2012 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

List of years in architecture (table)

Buildings and structures

EventsEdit

Buildings and structuresEdit

Buildings openedEdit

 
Tokyo Skytree in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan
 
The Shard in London, England
 
Equinor headquarters building in Fornebu, Norway

Buildings completedEdit

 
Abraj Al Bait in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

AwardsEdit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ Jackman, Amy. "Opera House may close". The Wellingtonian.
  4. ^ "New National Stadium – Tokyo, Japan". Zaha Hadid Architects. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
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  8. ^ "The Gallery". Jerwood Gallery. Retrieved March 12, 2012.
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  25. ^ "Statoil regional and international offices". Archello. Retrieved December 13, 2019.
  26. ^ "Equinor regional and international office building (previously Statoil)". Visit Oslo. Retrieved December 13, 2019.
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