Sensational Spaces: A+Awards 2019 Book “The World’s Best Architecture” Is Now Available!

The definitive guide to the world’s best buildings is available now for preorder!

Nathaniel Bahadursingh Nathaniel Bahadursingh

We are thrilled to announce that the 2019 edition of “Architizer: The World’s Best Architecture” — a stunning, hardbound book celebrating the most inspiring contemporary architecture from around the globe — is now available for preorder!

Architizer has once again partnered with Phaidon — the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print — to publish the definitive compendium of the 2019 A+Awards winners. The title will ship starting mid April for Europe, late May for Australia and New Zealand, and early June for the US and Canada, and we recommend preordering the book now as demand is anticipated to be high. 

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A sneak peek of the new A+Awards Book –– the cover image features Xiafu Activity-Center by IMO Architecture + Design and JC Cheng + Associates+Architects+Planners, Jury Winner in the 2019 A+Awards in the Architecture +Color category. Photograph via IMO Architecture + Design

This year’s winners include an assortment of signature firms, such as Heatherwick Studio, Zaha Hadid Architects, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, and AECOM. Many smaller firms also provided award-winning projects that captivated the illustrious jury and public alike. Now their work is published internationally among some of the biggest names in the industry. 

A spread featuring KnitCandela by ETH Zurich, Block Research Group and Zaha Hadid Architects, Mexico City, Mexico double 2019 A+Award winner in the Architecture +Concrete category.

Half of the projects included in the book came out on top with the prestigious A+Awards jury, made up of more than 400 luminaries from fields as diverse as construction, fashion, publishing, product design, real-estate development and technology. The jury represents a sought-after segment of design-savvy professionals, and the Jury Winners therefore have a stamp of industry-wide approval.

The other half secured Popular Choice awards, having been voted the best according to hundreds of thousands of votes by a global, public audience. The resulting collection of projects is therefore a true and comprehensive reflection the world’s finest architecture, in the eyes of all that experience it. Whether a large commercial space or small pavilion, each winning project demonstrated architectural excellence through clever planning, brilliant teamwork and innovative uses of technology.

A spread featuring Quadrant House by KWK Promes, Poland, 2019 A+Award Popular Choice Winner in the XL Private House category.

This diverse range of A+Award-winning projects are honored within the hardbound covers of this illustrated compendium. And, thanks to Phaidon’s global sales and distribution network, these projects will be seen and celebrated by design enthusiasts, architectural peers, and potential clients across the world. Each featured project is accompanied by stunning photographs printed in full color on premium-quality paper. 

Spread featuring the Glassel School of Art by Steven Holl Architects, Houston, Texas, 2019 A+Award Jury Winner in the Higher Education and Research Facilities category.

“Architizer: The World’s Best Architecture” is designed to be both inspirational and informative. With projects from every continent, this publication celebrates an array of incredible spaces, building envelopes, details and material applications. This is the definitive guide to the year’s best buildings, so don’t hesitate to add this essential title to your bookshelves and coffee tables. 

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