Winners of the 2014 Building of the Year Awards. The best architecture of the year

2014 ArchDaily Building Of The Year Awards.

Due to their beauty, intelligence, creativity, or service to the community, these quality buildings represents the best architecture of the year in archdaily‘s vision, the ultimate source of inspiration for architects. Over four weeks, 60,000 readers reviewed 3,500 projects, selecting 14 stunning winners.

Winners vary from up-and-coming architects, like FT Architects, who constructed an intricate Sports facility from locally sourced timber, to leaders in community design, like Auburn University’s Rural Studio, who designed and built a civic space for an Alabama community, to internationally recognized offices BIG, WOHA, and Aires Mateus.


ArchDaily Building Of The Year Awards Winners are:

Cultural Architecture – Danish National Maritime Museum by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group);

Educational Architecture – Braamcamp Freire by CVDB arquitectos;

Healthcare Architecture – Alcacer do Sal Residences by Aires Mateus Arquitectos;

Hospitality Architecture – Tree Snake Houses by Luis Rebelo de Andrade + Tiago Rebelo de Andrade;

Houses – Binh Thanh House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects + Sanuki + Nishizawa architects;

Housing – Tete in L’air by KOZ Architectes;

Industrial Architecture – Antinori Winery by Archea Associati;

Interiors – Walmart Sao Paulo by Estudio Guto Requena;

Offices – 48 North Canal Road by WOHA;

Public Architecture – Newbern Town Hall by Auburn University Rural Studio;

Refurbishment – Three Cusps Chalet by Tiago do Vale Arquitectos;

Religious Architecture – Saint John Baptist Chapel by Alejandro Beautell;

Sports Architecture – Archery Hall & Boxing Club by FT Architects;

Commercial Architecture – Fuel Station + McDonalds by Giorgi Khmaladze.