The best buildings are functional and beautiful at the same time. Architecture and design website Architizer recently honored the top new buildings in the world at its annual A+ Awards.
From thousands of entries, winners were selected by both a jury and popular-choice vote in each of 113 categories. A selection of the jury’s winners is below — you can see the complete list here.
By Tim Greatrex Architect
By Architecture Workshop PC
BEST HOTEL/RESORT: Manshausen Island Resort, a hotel in the Steigen Archipelago off the coast of Northern Norway.
By Stinessen Arkitektur AS
BEST HIGHER ED/RESEARCH FACILITY: The New School of Architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
By Tham & Videgård Arkitekter.
By MIA Design Studio
By RCR Arquitectes and Coussée & Goris architecten.
By Park + Associates Pte Ltd
BEST RESTAURANT: Mirrors, a restaurant in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, a popular destination during cherry blossom season.
BEST HOME INTERIOR: The Jerry House, a holiday home at Thailand's Cha Am Beach for a family with four sons.
BEST KINDERGARTEN: Hanazono Kindergarten and Nursery, a school in Miyakojima, Japan, that was built to withstand typhoons.
By HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro
By Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects
By Farshad Mehdizadeh + Ahmad Bathaei
BEST FACTORY: Valdemonjas Winery, a family owned wine-making business in the Ribera de Duero area of Spain.
BEST APARTMENT BUILDING: The Great Wall of Wa, a 12-unit complex in Western Australia. The rammed-earth structure was built for short-term housing during cattle mustering season.
By Luigi Rosselli Architects
By Oppenheim Architecture
By Studio Marco Vermeulen
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