The year 1929 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- September 7 – Ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the new Palace of Nations in Geneva.
- November 18 – Ceremony to break the ground for the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India, designed by Henry Vaughan Lanchester (completed 1943).
- Plan of White City (Tel Aviv) in Mandatory Palestine by Patrick Geddes agreed.
- April – Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower, Brooklyn, New York city, designed by Halsey, McCormack and Helmer.
- July 23 – Landakotskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland.
- August 24 – Baker City Tower hotel, Baker City, Oregon, designed by Tourtellotte & Hummel.
- October 3 – Dominion Theatre, London, England, designed by W. and T. R. Milburn.
- December 1 – Underground Electric Railways Company of London headquarters, 55 Broadway, designed by Charles Holden.
- Station reconstructions on Berlin U-Bahn, designed by Alfred Grenander.
- The Barcelona Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
- Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario; it becomes the tallest building in the British Empire.
- Frauenfriedenskirche, Frankfurt, Germany.
- Church of Our Lady & St Alphege, Bath, England, designed by Giles Gilbert Scott.
- Lovell House in Los Angeles, designed by Richard Neutra.
- E-1027 vacation home at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in the south of France, designed for themselves by Eileen Gray and her lover Jean Badovici.
- Imperial Chemical House on Millbank, Westminster, London, designed by Frank Baines.
- Paimio Sanatorium in Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto.
- Boston Avenue Methodist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
- Richfield Tower in Los Angeles, designed by Stiles O. Clements.
- Van Nelle Factory in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
- Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid, Spain, designed by José Espeliú.
- Melnikov-House, designed by Konstantin Melnikov.
- Rodmarton Manor in Gloucestershire, England, designed by the Barnsley brothers and Norman Jewson (begun 1909).
- AIA Gold Medal – Milton Bennett Medary
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal – Victor Laloux
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture – Jean Niermans
- January 11 – Dmitri Bruns, Estonian architect and theorist
- February 28 – Frank Gehry, Canadian-American Pritzker Prize-winning architect
- April 3 – Fazlur Rahman Khan, Bengal-born structural engineer (died 1982)
- May 22 – Neave Brown, American-born British residential architect (died 2018)
- June 15 – Derek Walker, English architect and urban planner (died 2015)
- July 13 - Richard Vyškovský, 90, Czech architect and creator of paper models ( died 2019)
- October 11 – Raymond Moriyama, Canadian architect
- January 25 – Ralph Knott, English architect (born 1878)
- February 24 – Lucien Weissenburger, French Art Nouveau architect (born 1860)
- April 4 – Francis Conroy Sullivan, Canadian architect and pupil of Frank Lloyd Wright (born 1882)
- August 27 – James Knox Taylor, Supervising Architect of the United States Department of the Treasury (born 1857)
- September 13 – Sir Robert Lorimer, Scottish architect and furniture designer (born 1864)
- October 15 – Émile Bénard, French architect and painter (born 1844)
- December 10 – Axel Berg, prize-winning Danish architect (born 1856)
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- Neave Brown: architect who transformed Camden dies aged 88. Camden New Journal, 19 February 2018.
- Housing pioneer Neave Brown dies aged 88. Dezeen, 10 January 2018.
- "James Knox Taylor likely to be appointed over New Yorkers", The New York Times,17 October 1897.