1948 in architecture

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The year 1948 in architecture involved some significant events.

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V. C. Morris Gift Shop - Frank Lloyd Wright's prototype for the Guggenheim Museum Morris Gift ramp HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,160-3.jpg
V. C. Morris Gift ShopFrank Lloyd Wright's prototype for the Guggenheim Museum
Tripler Army Medical Center hospital

Tripler Army Medical Center is the headquarters of the Pacific Regional Medical Command of the armed forces administered by the United States Army in the state of Hawaii. It is the largest military hospital in the Asian and Pacific Rim region and serves a military sphere of jurisdiction that spans over 52% of the Earth's surface. Located on the slopes of Moanalua Ridge overlooking the Honolulu neighborhoods of Moanalua and Salt Lake, Tripler Army Medical Center's massive coral pink structure can be seen from any point in the Honolulu District.

Honolulu State capital city in Hawaii, United States

Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is an unincorporated part of and the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu along the southeast coast of the island of Oʻahu. The city is the main gateway to Hawaiʻi and a major portal into the United States. The city is also a major hub for international business, military defense, as well as famously being host to a diverse variety of east-west and Pacific culture, cuisine, and traditions.

Hawaii State of the United States of America

Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959. Hawaii is the only U.S. state located in Oceania, the only U.S. state located outside North America, and the only one composed entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean.

Equitable Building (Portland, Oregon) Commonwealth-Equitable Building - Portland Oregon.jpg
Equitable Building (Portland, Oregon)

Events

Awards

AIA Gold Medal

The AIA Gold Medal is awarded by the American Institute of Architects conferred "by the national AIA Board of Directors in recognition of a significant body of work of lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture."

Charles Donagh Maginnis was an Irish architect. He emigrated to Boston at age 18, trained as an architect and went on to form the firm Maginnis & Walsh, designing ecclesiastical and campus buildings across America. From 1937 to 1939 Maginnis held the office of President of the American Institute of Architects.

Adolf Hoch Austrian architect

Adolf Hoch was an Austrian architect. He was born in Winterberg, Austrian-Hungarian Empire.

Births

Gavin Mark Stamp was a British writer and architectural historian.

John Maxwell Hutchinson is an English architect, broadcaster, and Anglican deacon. He is a former President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Louis D. Astorino is an architect in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who was architect of several high-profile buildings in his home town and is the first American architect to design a building in the Vatican.

Deaths

Ignjat Fischer Croatian architect

Ignjat Nathan Fischer was a Croatian architect who was active in Zagreb during the first half of the 20th century.

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Tony Garnier (architect) French architect

Tony Garnier was a noted architect and city planner. He was most active in his hometown of Lyon. Garnier is considered the forerunner of 20th century French architects.

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Frank Lloyd Wright American architect

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed. Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. This philosophy was best exemplified by Fallingwater (1935), which has been called "the best all-time work of American architecture." His creative period spanned more than 70 years.

Price Tower

The Price Tower is a nineteen-story, 221-foot-high tower at 510 South Dewey Avenue in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. It was built in 1956 to a design by Frank Lloyd Wright. It is the only realized skyscraper by Wright, and is one of only two vertically oriented Wright structures extant.

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Royal Gold Medal Royal Institute of British Architects award

The Royal Gold Medal for architecture is awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the British monarch, in recognition of an individual's or group's substantial contribution to international architecture. It is given for a distinguished body of work rather than for one building, and is therefore not awarded for merely being currently fashionable.

Melvyn Maxwell and Sara Stein Smith House

The Melvyn Maxwell Smith and Sara Stein Smith House, also known as MyHaven, is a Frank Lloyd Wright designed Usonian home that was constructed in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1949 and 1950. The owners were two public school teachers living on a tight budget. The 1957 landscape design is by Thomas Dolliver Church. The home is now on the National Register of Historic Places.