- Basilica of Candelaria completed on the island of Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands.
- Birmingham Museum of Art (Birmingham, Alabama) by Warren, Knight & Davis is opened.
- Case Study House #21: Bailey House and #22: Stahl House completed by architect Pierre Koenig.
- Chase Tower completed in Detroit, Michigan, designed by Albert Kahn Associates.
- Kariba Dam completed between Zambia and Zimbabwe on the Zambezi River.
- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is completed.
- The Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, Australia is completed.
- Ten Great Buildings project completed in Beijing, China.
- Bracken House, the Financial Times headquarters in the City of London, designed by Sir Albert Richardson, is completed.
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