1985 in architecture
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The year 1985 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- The Inman Report is released, with major implications for the architecture of United States embassies.
- International architectural firm Aedas is established by Keith Griffiths in Hong Kong as Hackett and Griffiths.
Buildings and structures
- 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.
- July – The DLI 63 Building in Seoul, South Korea.
- August 10 – St. Paul's Cathedral, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, designed by Aldo Spirito, is consecrated by the Pope.
- September 7 – The first concert is held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.
- November 18 – HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong.
- Central State Museum of Kazakhstan.
- The Bank of America Plaza in Dallas, Texas, United States.
- Several notable buildings in Manhattan, New York City, United States:
- Pak Sha O Youth Hostel in Hong Kong, designed by Rocco Design Architects.
- Hundertwasserhaus in Vienna.
- The Sender Eifel-Bärbelkreuz in Hellenthal, Germany.
- Tyholttårnet in Trondheim, Norway.
- Calgary Municipal Building in Calgary
- Spiral in Tokyo, Japan.
- Mjøsa Bridge, Norway.
- Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, Nanjing, China.
- Reconstruction of Basilica of St. Cunibert, Cologne, after bombing of Cologne in World War II.
- Thematic House (remodeled structure) by Charles Jencks, Terry Farrell, Michael Graves and others in Holland Park, Kensington, London, United Kingdom. 
- 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, American architect of Portuguese ancestry (born 1909)
- November 22 – Gudolf Blakstad, Norwegian architect (born 1893)
- Dewi-Prys Thomas, Welsh architect (born 1916)
- Highways Denmark – The Faroe Bridge – Farøbroerne 9 January 2011. Accessed 3 January 2013 Archived 6 December 2012 at the Wayback Machine
- SECC official website: History
- UNESCO Heritage
- William L Pereira at (www.everyculture.com/) Portuguese Americans