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The World’s Best Architecture: Announcing the Winners of the 2017 A+Awards!

The votes are in for the fifth annual A+Awards and the winners can finally be revealed!

Paul Keskeys Paul Keskeys

The wait is finally over. The votes are in for the 2017 A+Awards, the planet’s largest and most democratic awards program for architecture and building products, and the winners can finally be revealed!

CLICK HERE TO DISCOVER THE WINNERS OF THE FIFTH ANNUAL A+AWARDS.

This year’s shortlist was undoubtedly the strongest in A+Awards’ five-year history, so in order to come out on top, the winning projects had to be nothing short of phenomenal. The creative talent behind this year’s entries inspired the public to cast more votes than ever before, with some incredible statistics highlighting that the world’s appreciation for great architecture is growing:

  • 400,000 public voters from more than 100 countries and territories
  • Entries from over 100 nations
  • Over 200 total winners

    This amazing level of participation has culminated in a stunning celebration of innovative architecture and building products from every corner of the globe. Thanks to Phaidon, winners in the Typology and Plus categories will all feature once again in a stunning hardbound book packed with full-color images and insightful commentary by the creators of each project. Further to this, the A+Gala — architecture’s most exciting red-carpet, black-tie event — will be held in May, where every winner will be honored in the company of some extra special guests … Watch this space for more details!

    In the meantime, feast your eyes on this selection from both the jury and public vote winners. This is what great architecture looks like today:

    Knapphullet by Lund Hagem, Sandefjord, Norway — Jury Winner and Public Choice Winner in the Private House (XS <1000 sq ft) category

    Löyly by Avanto Architects, Helsinki, Finland — Jury Winner and Public Choice Winner in the Health Care & Wellness category

    Terra Cotta Studio by TROPICAL SPACE, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam —Jury Winner and Public Choice Winner in the Architecture +Workspace category

    Ribbon Chapel by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP, Onomichi, Japan— Jury Winner in the Religious Buildings & Memorials category

    Domus Aurea by GLR Arquitectos + Estudio Alberto Campo Baeza, Monterrey, Mexico — Popular Choice Winner in the Private House (XL >5000 sq ft) category

    House 24 by Park+Associates Architects, Singapore — Popular Choice Winner in the Architecture +Wood category

    For a generous dose of 2017’s best buildings, head this way for the gallery of all winners and commended entries in every category.

    Top image: Writers Theatre by Studio Gang Architects, Glencoe, Ill. — Jury Winner and Public Choice Winner in the Hall / Theater category