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The year 1966 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by Robert Venturi is published, his first attack on modernist architecture.
- The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 is passed by the United States Congress and signed into law, forming much of the foundation of architectural renovation and rehabilitation in that country.
- Construction begins on the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, New York.
- February 14 – CN Tower (Edmonton), the first skyscraper in the city of Edmonton, and tallest building in Western Canada until 1971.
- June – Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, opens as the largest new hospital in North America.
- July 3 – Church of Mariä Heimsuchung, Wiesbaden, designed by Johannes Lackel.
- July 18 – New Abbey Theatre, Dublin, designed by former actor Michael Scott.
- c. August 31 – Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth, England, designed by Owen Luder and Rodney Gordon.
- September 8 – Severn Bridge in Britain.
- October 28 – The Gateway Arch in St Louis, Missouri, United States, designed by Eero Saarinen.
- December – GPO Tower (Birmingham), England.
- New Hall, Cambridge, England, designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon (modern-day Murray Edwards College).
- Church of St Peter, Klippan, Sweden, by Sigurd Lewerentz.
- Kaleva Church in Tampere, Finland, designed by Reima and Raili Pietilä.
- Fire Station Number 4 in Columbus, Indiana, by Robert Venturi.
- Whitney Museum of American Art on Madison Avenue in New York City, by Marcel Breuer with Hamilton P. Smith.
- Creek Vean (private residence), Feock, Cornwall, England, designed by Team 4.
- Lovejoy Plaza in Portland, Oregon, by Lawrence Halprin, is designed.
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