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    LANGDON WILSON

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Jaber Al-Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Hospital, in Kuwait Langdon Wilson 2013 rank: 72 Country: USA Last ranking: 65 Architects employed: 153 This West Coast practice has a decidedly eastern outlook. In late 2012 it was appointed to design a $500 million cancer hospital in Kuwait, where it maintains one ...

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    KUNWON

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Songdo Bio Research Center, Incheon, Korea Kunwon 2013 rank: =26 Country: South Korea Last ranking: 19 Architects employed: 421 Last year Kunwon was neck and neck with Heerim in the battle for Korea’s second-largest practice. This year Heerim has managed to widen the gap, although both practices have slimmed their ...

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    KUME SEKKEI

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Gubei International Fortune Center, Shanghai, China Kume Sekkei 2013 rank: 33 Country: Japan Last rank: 32 Architects employed: 376 A veteran of the Japanese architectural scene, Kume Sekkei was founded in 1932 by Gonkuro Kume, whose PhD research into earthquake- resistant wooden structures eventually led to the establishment of a ...

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    SMITHGROUP JJR

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan SmithGroup JJR Rank: =26 Country: USA Last ranking: 21 Architects employed: 421 “These are strange times,” reflected Carl Roehling, SmithGroup’s president and chief executive, as he looked back on 2012. “We’re seeing uneven trends across regions and markets.” SmithGroup works largely in the US, ...

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    MITSUBISHI JISHO SEKKEI

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    SOLAE Mitsubishi Electric Inazawa Works Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei 2013 rank: =34 Country: Japan Last rank: 35 Architects employed: 320 Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei’s story began in 1894, when it completed the first office building in Tokyo’s commercial Marunouchi district. What started life as ...

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    JACOBS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russia Jacobs Rank: 18 Country: USA/UK Last ranking: =24 Architects employed: 547 Architecture is just one of many of the services offered by the Pasadena-based multi-disciplinary engineering giant. Last year it accounted for more than $200 million of its total revenue of over $10 billion ...

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    KEO INTERNATIONAL

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Al Othman Complex Kuwait KEO International 2012 rank: 44 Country: Kuwait Last rank: 40 Architects employed: 256 Once again KEO tops the chart for fee income in the Middle East with $114 million, clearing its nearest rival, the UAE’s Dewan, by almost 100%. A good chunk of that comes from ...

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    HOK

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Kaiserslautern Military Community Medical Center, Germany HOK 2013 Rank: 08 Country: USA Last rank: 26 Architects employed: 715 Nearly half of HOK’s fees last year came from significant infrastructure projects in healthcare, aviation/transportation, science and research facilities. These are the sectors, along with justice, where it expects the most growth ...

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    HKS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Source: Kristen McCluskie Interior of the Salford Royal Hospital HKS 2013 rank: =37 Country: USA Last rank: 33 Architects employed: 300 The Texas-based practice has spent the latter part of its 73-year history trying to become fully international. So far only seven of its 30 offices are outside the ...

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    HBO+EMTB

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Craigieburn Train Maintenance Facility, Melbourne, Australia HBO+EMTB 2013 rank: 42 Country: Australia Last rank: 38 Architects employed: 279 Operating out of 23 studios in 13 countries from Qatar to New Zealand, this Australian practice has steered a steady course through choppy economic waters. It has done this largely by pursuing ...

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    IBI GROUP

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Duck Island IBI Group 2012 rank: 3 Country: Canada Last ranking: 4 Architects employed: 1,129 Once again IBI Group is Canada’s biggest architect — and one of the world’s. Last year saw the addition of new offices at Manchester in the UK and at Fort McMurray, Alberta. The former was ...

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    GMP

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Indian Institute of technology, Hyderabad GMP 2013 rank: 23 Country: Germany Last ranking: 20 Architects employed: 445 German giant GMP has a mighty reputation in the Far East that makes British firms quake. Once again it reports its two biggest markets as China and western Europe, and sure enough all ...

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    GENSLER

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    NBAD Global Head Office, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi Gensler 2013 rank: 2 Country: USA Last ranking: 3 Architects employed: 1,346 Gensler has powered its way to number two in the chart for 2013, snapping at the heels of Aecom and a mere two dozen architects away from global domination. ...

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    KOHN PEDERSEN FOX

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Heron Tower, London Kohn Pedersen Fox Rank: =2 Country: USA Last rank: 27 Architects employed: 405 The year started well for KPF, with the news that Abu Dhabi’s executive council had approved its £4.4 billion new Midfield terminal. In London work also began on its headquarters for the European Medicines ...

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    FOSTER & PARTNERS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Source: Nigel Young ME Hotel London Foster Partners 2032 rank: 10 Country: UK Last ranking: 6 Architects employed: 646 Britain’s biggest architect provides useful evidence that while the world is shifting east, there is still plenty of work to be won in the west. Last year we reported ...

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    PERKINS EASTMAN

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    The Interchange, Minneapolis Perkins Eastman 2013 Rank: 22 Country: USA Last ranking: 23 Architects employed: 455 “I genuinely believe that in two years from now we will be worrying about the shortage of talented staff and not a shortage of projects,” is the bullish prediction from Perkins Eastman chief executive ...

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    DWP

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Sirocco Restaurant Bangkok DWP 2013 rank: 51 Country: Thailand Last rank: = 50 Architects employed: 205 Founded in 1994 by Scott Whittaker and Kristina Zanic, DWP works mainly in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Over the past year it has partnered with Australian practice Suters to establish a presence in ...

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    DLR GROUP

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    County of Kings Superior Courthouse, New Hanford Courthouse, Hanford, California DLR Group 2013 Rank: =37 Country: USA Last rank: 37 Architects employed: 300 The education and criminal justice specialist had a great year — it was named the US’s number one architect by the AIA’s Architect magazine. For its annual ...

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    DIAMOND & SCHMITT

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    L’Adresse Symphonique, Montreal, Diamond Schmitt. Diamond Schmitt 2013 rank: =99 Country: Canada Last ranking: =91 Architects employed: 96 Diamond Schmitt works across North America, Europe, the Caribbean and the Middle East. The Toronto practice is also on the shortlist for the Xiqu Centre in Hong Kong. It ...

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    LEO A DALY

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Vdara Condo Hotel at CityCenter Las Vegas Leo A Daly 2013 rank: 24 Country: USA Last rank: 41 Architects employed: 436 Leo A Daly opened its eighth international office in March, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It has others in Abu Dhabi, Istanbul, China and Moscow. The Saudi office will focus ...