1974 in architecture
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The year 1974 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Sears Tower in Chicago, Illinois, United States, designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.
- Birmingham Central Library, Birmingham, UK, designed by John Madin (closed 2013).
- Horseferry Road Magistrates' Court in Westminster, London, designed by C. A. Legerton
- The Aon Center in Los Angeles, California, United States, the city's tallest building at the time.
- Renaissance Tower in Dallas, Texas, USA.
- The W. R. Grace Building in New York, USA.
- The Kamzik TV Tower in Bratislava, Slovakia.
- Guy's Tower in London, United Kingdom, at the time the tallest hospital in the world.
- The Hudson Bay Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- Laurie Short House in Sydney, Australia, designed by Glenn Murcutt.
- Architecture Firm Award - Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates
- RAIA Gold Medal - Raymond Berg
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Powell & Moya
- Twenty-five Year Award - Johnson and Son Administration Building
- March 17 - Louis Kahn, American architect based in Philadelphia, USA (born 1901)
- April 6 - Willem Marinus Dudok, Dutch modernist architect (born 1884)
- November 28 - Konstantin Melnikov, Russian architect and painter (born 1890)
- December 12 - Sir Edward Maufe, English architect (born 1882)