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1953 in Architecture
The year 1953 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Main building of Moscow State University, designed by Lev Rudnev, completed.
- St Crispin's School, Wokingham, Berkshire, England, designed by the U.K. Ministry of Education.
- YMCA Indian Student Hostel, Fitzrovia, London, designed by Ralph Tubbs.
- Housing at Chandigarh, Punjab (India), designed by Le Corbusier in collaboration with Pierre Jeanneret, Jane Drew, Maxwell Fry, B. V. Doshi and others.
- Mardyke Road (residential crescent), Harlow New Town, England, designed by Frederick Gibberd.
- Air Forces Memorial, Runnymede, England, designed by Edward Maufe, dedicated October 17.
- New building for Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, the first major commission for Louis Kahn, opened November.
- Lijnbaan pedestrianised shopping street in Rotterdam, designed by Jo van den Broek and Jacob B. Bakema.