The year 1928 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- February – Hannes Meyer succeeds Walter Gropius as head of the Bauhaus school.
- June – Congrès Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne is initiated by Le Corbusier.
- Le Corbusier wins all three competitions for design of the Tsentrosoyuz building in Moscow.
- Léon Azéma is appointed Architect of the City of Paris.
- January 1 – Milam Building in San Antonio, Texas, designed by George Rodney Willis, the tallest brick and reinforced concrete structure and first office building with built-in air conditioning in the United States at this date.
- March 31 – Stockholm Public Library in Sweden, designed by Gunnar Asplund.
- October 6 – Collège Saint Marc, Alexandria, Egypt, designed by Léon Azéma.
- October 25 – Großmarkthalle at Frankfurt am Main, designed by Martin Elsaesser.
- Legislative Building, Washington State Capitol, Olympia, Washington, designed by Walter R. Wilder and Harry K. White.
- The Royal Horticultural Society New Building, a second exhibition hall for The Royal Horticultural Society, designed by Easton & Robertson, is completed in Westminster, London, the first in the United Kingdom to have a parabolic curved concrete roof structure.
- Second Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland, designed by Rudolf Steiner.
- Rusakov Workers' Club in Moscow, USSR, designed by Konstantin Melnikov.
- Firestone Tyre Factory on the 'Golden Mile' of London's Great West Road, designed by Wallis, Gilbert and Partners in Art Deco style (demolished 1980).
- Granada Theatre and Temple Israel (Minneapolis), designed by Liebenberg and Kaplan.
- First Dymaxion House is designed by Buckminster Fuller.
- Balluta Buildings, St. Julian's, Malta, designed by Giuseppe Psaila.
- Industrial Trust Company Building (aka "Superman Building") in Providence, Rhode Island, designed by Walker & Gillette
- Olympic gold medal – Jan Wils of the Netherlands for Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam.
- Olympic silver medal – Einar Mindedal Rasmussen of Denmark for Swimming pool at Ollerup.
- Olympic bronze medal – Jacques Lambert of France for Stadium at Versailles.
- Royal Gold Medal – Guy Dawber.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Eugène Beaudouin.
- June 28 – Alison Smithson, née Gill, English architect (died 1993)
- September 8 – Fumihiko Maki, Japanese architect
- October 25 – Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Brazilian architect Pritzker Prize laureate 2006
- December 15 – Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian architect and artist (died 2000)
- date unknown – James Birrell, Australian architect
- January 23 – A. E. Doyle, American architect (born 1877
- June 23 – Konstantīns Pēkšēns, Latvian-born architect (born 1859)
- December 10 – Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish-born architect and designer (born 1868)