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1988 in Architecture
The year 1988 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structures
- March 13 - Seikan Tunnel beneath the Tsugaru Strait in Japan.
- May 9 - Parliament House, Canberra, Australia.
- September 25 - Aalto Theatre, Essen, Germany.
- October 10 - Cairo Opera House, Egypt.
- November 2 - Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Dili, Indonesia.
- December - Torre Picasso, in Madrid, Spain, by Minoru Yamasaki.
- date unknown - National Union of Mineworkers headquarters, Sheffield, England.
Technisches Zentrum ERCO-Leuchten in Lüdenscheid
- March 11 - Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque, Selangor, Malaysia.
- July - BankWest Tower in Perth, Western Australia.
- Scotia Plaza in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- Bell Media Tower in Montreal, Canada.
- Canterra Tower in Calgary, Alberta.
- Wells Fargo Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
- Pitampura TV Tower in New Delhi, India.
- Washington Mutual Tower in Seattle, Washington.
- Central Plaza 1, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
- One Kansas City Place, in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
- Bellevue Place, Hong Kong, designed by Rocco Design Architects.
- Richmond Riverside development in London, England, designed by Quinlan Terry.
- ERCO Technical Centre (Technisches Zentrum ERCO-Leuchten) in Lüdenscheid, Germany, designed by Uwe Kiessler.
- Storm water pumping station on the Isle of Dogs in London Docklands, designed by John Outram Associates.
- Causewayside Building, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, designed by Andrew Merrylees.
- Clovelly Visitor Centre in North Devon, England, designed by van Heyningen and Haward Architects.
- House for Janet Street-Porter, Clerkenwell, London, designed by Piers Gough of CZWG.
- March - Tom Ellis, English architect (born 1911)
- March 12 - Bernard Rudofsky, Moravian-born American writer, architect, collector, teacher, designer, and social historian (born 1905)
- August 21 - Ray Eames, American architect and designer, partner of Charles Eames (born 1912)
- November 22 - Luis Barragán, Mexican architect (born 1902)