The 65 Best New Buildings In The World

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The best architects push boundaries of design to create beautiful and functional buildings.Right now our friends at ArchDaily are identifying the best new buildings from around the world. After asking for nominations from the 2,700 projects featured on its site in the past year, the publication is asking readers to vote for their favourites.

We’re taking a closer look at the nominees in various categories, from sports architecture to housing. Vote for your favourites at ArchDaily through February 13.

SPORTS ARCHITECTURE

Cluj Arena, Cluj, Romania

London 2012 Velodrome, London, England

Olympic Tennis Centre, Madrid, Spain

Architect: Dominique Perrault Architecture

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Arteixo Sport centre, A Coruña, Spain

Architect: Jose Ramon Garitaonaindia de Vera

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Lamego Multi Purpose Pavillion, Lamego, Portugal

MUSEUMS AND LIBRARIES

CINiBA, Katowice, Poland

Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, Michigan

Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany

Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas, Texas

Ordos Art & City Museum, Ordos, China

OFFICE BUILDINGS

D38 Office, Barcelona, Spain

Fukoku Tower, Osaka, Japan

Plot 6 & Tea House in Jiangsu Software Park, Nanjing, China

Costanera Lyon, Santiago, Chile

Architect: Eugenio Simonetti + Renato Stewart

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Galaxy Soho, Beijing, China

RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE

Double Church for Two Faiths, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Architect: Kister Scheithauer Gross Architects And Urban Planners

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Kamppi Chapel, Helsinki, Finland

Holy Redeemer Church, Tenerife, Spain

Reading Between the Lines, Limburg, Belgium

Lake Chapel, Michoacán, México

INSTITUTIONAL ARCHITECTURE

Samrode Building, Ventspils, Latvia

Architect: Krists Karklins & Arhitektūras Birojs

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Vodafone, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

CCTV Headquarters, Beijing, China

MPA Building, Porto, Portugal

Zamora Offices, Zamora, Spain

PUBLIC FACILITIES

Chop Stick, Indianapolis, Indiana

Superkilen, Copenhagen, Denmark

OostCampus, Oostkamp, Belgium

Ta Phin community house, Lao Cai province, Vietnam

Selvika, Havøysund, Norway

INTERIORS

Hybrid Office, Los Angeles, California

KPMG Headquarters, Copenhagen, Denmark

RF Apartment, Lisboa, Portugal

New offices of the Botín Foundation, Madrid, Spain

227 Flat, Oporto, Portugal

HOUSING

BORÉAL, Nantes, France

Corten Apartments, Venice, Italy

Absolute Towers, Ontario, Canada

Julia Tower, Barcelona, Spain

Architect: Pau Vidal + Sergi Pons + Ricard Galiana

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Basket Apartments in Paris, Paris, France

HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS

Pedras Salgadas Eco-Resort, Pedras Salgadas, Portugal

Architect: Luís Rebelo de Andrade & Diogo Aguiar

Bamboo Wing, Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam

Hostel La Buena Vida, Mexico DF, Mexico

Architect: ARCO Arquitectura Contemporánea

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Endemico Resguardo Silvestre, Ensenada, Mexico

Dai Lai Conference Hall, Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam

HOUSES

Stacking green, Saigon, Vietnam

Architect: Vo Trong Nghia + Daisuke Sanuki + Shunri Nishizawa

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House on the Cliff, Alicante, Spain

Studio House Sabinos, Querétaro, México

Architect: Juan Carlos Loyo Arquitectura

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Green Houses, Los Angeles, California

House in Travessa de Patrocinio, Lisbon, Portugal

Architect: Luís Rebelo de Andrade + Tiago Rebelo de Andrade + Manuel Cachão Tojal

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EDUCATIONAL ARCHITECTURE

E.J. Ourso College of Business, New Orleans, Louisiana

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vancouver, Canada

Architect: Saucier + Perrotte architectes & HCMA

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Modernisation of Sebastião da Gama School, Setúbal, Portugal

Timayui Kindergarten, Santa Marta, Colombia

Cassia Coop Training Centre, Sumatra, Indonesia

CULTURAL ARCHITECTURE

Academie MWD Dilbeek, Dilbeek, Belgium

Daeyang Gallery and House, Seoul, Korea

Convent de Sant Francesc, Santpedor, Spain

Platform of Arts and Creativity, Guimarães, Portugal

Małopolska Garden of Arts, Krakow, Poland

HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE

Dental Clinic, Lisbon, Portugal

Municipal Healthcare Centres San Blas + Usera + Villaverde, Madrid, Spain

Rey Juan Carlos Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Health centre CAP La Garriga, Barcelona, Spain

PARKPRAXIS, Kasten bei Böheimkirchen, Austria

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