1920 in architecture

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Buildings and structures

The year 1920 in architecture involved some significant events.


  • Construction of Welwyn Garden City in England begins with Louis de Soissons as architect and town planner.
  • Edith Hughes establishes her own architectural practice, in Glasgow, the first British woman to do so.
  • In the first issue of the Purist art magazine L' Esprit Nouveau co-founded by him, Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris adopts the pseudonym Le Corbusier.

Buildings and structures

The Cenotaph, Whitehall in London, on 11 November 1920

Buildings opened

Buildings completed





  1. ^ Holland and Hannen and Cubitts Ltd. (1920). Cubitts: its inception and development. London: Holland & Hannen and Cubitts Ltd. p. 10.
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