1999 in architecture
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The year 1999 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Jewish Museum Berlin, designed by Daniel Libeskind is completed.
- Great Court of the British Museum is redesigned by Norman Foster.
- Millennium Dome in London, designed by Richard Rogers, is completed.
- Reichstag building in Berlin, redesigned by Norman Foster, is reopened.
- The new Embassy of the United States in Ottawa designed by David Childs is opened
- The Burj al Arab in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is completed and opened.
- The Conde Nast Building in Manhattan, New York City, United States is completed.
- The Main Tower in Frankfurt, Germany is completed.
- The Jubilee Line Extension of the London Underground Jubilee line is completed, featuring innovative and widely acclaimed station design.
- The London Eye, designed by David Marks and Julia Barfield opens to the public.
- Melbourne Museum by architects Denton Corker Marshall is completed in Melbourne
- The Lighthouse (Glasgow), a conversion by Page\Park Architects of John Keppie's offices for The Glasgow Herald, opens as Scotland's Centre for Architecture, Design and the City.
- AIA Gold Medal - Frank Gehry.
- Architecture Firm Award - Perkins and Will.
- Grand Prix de l'urbanisme - Philippe Panerai and Nathan Starkman.
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Massimiliano Fuksas.
- Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Fumihiko Maki
- Pritzker Architecture Prize - Norman Foster.
- Prix de l'Académie d'Architecture de France - Jean Nouvel.
- RAIA Gold Medal - Richard Leplastrier.
- Royal Gold Medal - Barcelona.
- Stirling Prize - Future Systems, Media Centre at Lord's.
- Vincent Scully Prize - Vincent Scully.
- Twenty-five Year Award - John Hancock Center.
- UIA Gold Medal – Ricardo Legorreta Vilchis.