The year 1717 in architecture involved some significant events.
Buildings and structures
- The Sanmon gate of Taiseki-ji temple on the lower slopes of Mount Fuji, Japan, is built with donations from Tenneiin, the wife of sixth shōgun Tokugawa Ienobu.
- Bluecoat Chambers (school) in Liverpool, England, is first completed.
- Bluecoat School, Chester, England, is built.
- Steeple of St Mary le Strand church in London, designed by James Gibbs, is completed.
- The Wayside in Concord, Massachusetts (later home of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Louisa May Alcott) is first recorded.
- Construction of the Basilica of Superga begins.
- The first stone of the Mafra National Palace is laid on the 17th of November with a grand ceremony and the presence of the king.
- July 14 – Ventura Rodríguez, Spanish architect (died 1785)
- August 11 – Giovanni Carlo Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect, designer and painter (died 1760)
- c. October – James Paine, English architect (died 1789)
- Adriano Cristofali, Veronese architect (died 1788)
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