1985 in architecture
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The year 1985 in architecture involved some significant events.
- The Inman Report is released, with major implications for the architecture of United States embassies.
- January 15 - The Tashkent Tower in Tashkent, Uzbekistan begins operation after six years construction.
- March 2 - Columbia Center (formerly the Bank of America Tower) in Seattle, Washington, United States.
- June 4 - Farø Bridges, Denmark.1
- July - The DLI 63 Building in Seoul, South Korea.
- September 7 - The first concert is held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.2
- November 18 - HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, China.
- Central State Museum of Kazakhstan3
- The Bank of America Plaza in Dallas, Texas, United States.
- Several notable buildings in Manhattan, New York, United States:
- The Sender Eifel-Bärbelkreuz in Hellenthal, Germany.
- Tyholttårnet in Trondheim, Norway.
- Spiral in Tokyo, Japan.
- Mjøsa Bridge, Norway.
- Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, Nanjing, China.
- AIA Gold Medal - William Wayne Caudill (posthumous)
- Alvar Aalto Medal – Tadao Ando
- Architecture Firm Award - Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Michel Andrault and Pierre Parat
- Pritzker Prize - Hans Hollein
- RAIA Gold Medal - Richard Johnson
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Richard Rogers
- Twenty-five Year Award - General Motors Technical Center
- September 30 - Herbert Bayer, Austrian and American graphic designer, painter, photographer, sculptor, art director, environmental and interior designer, and architect (born 1900)
- November 13 - William Pereira, US architect of Portuguese ancestry4 (born 1909)
- November 22 - Gudolf Blakstad, Norwegian architect (born 1893)