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    WILSON ASSOCIATES

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Park Hyatt Hotel, Abu Dhabi Wilson Associates 2013 rank: =73 Country: USA Last ranking: =75 Architects employed: 150 Luxury hotels account for nearly three-quarters of Wilson Associates’ work, with restaurants, resorts, casinos, boutique hotels and high-end residences — “including palaces” — making up the rest. This Texas-based practice mostly works ...

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    RTKL ASSOCIATES

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Baraya development Doha Qatar RTKL 2013 rank: 43 Country: USA Last ranking: 17 Architects employed: 269 RTKL has dubbed 2013 the Year of the Tower, and with good reason. It is set to complete no fewer than eight — seven in China and one in Indonesia — ranging in height ...

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    GVA & ASOCIADOS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Central American World Trade Centre in Colombia GVA Asociados 2013 rank: =65 Country: Mexico Last ranking: 63 Architects employed: 160 The WA100’s only Mexican practice continued its overseas expansion, adding offices in Panama and the Dominican Republic. This followed the launch of its first foreign office, north of ...

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    ARUP

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Source: Arup Associates Singapore Sports Hub Arup 2013 rank: 47 Country: UK Last ranking: 60 Architects employed: 226 Things are looking significantly rosier for Arup after its annus horribilis in 2011, when it had to shed 670 staff after a number of key projects were cut by the UK ...

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    LINK ARKITEKTUR

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Northern Lights Cathedral, Alta, Norway Link Arkitektur 2013 rank: 6 Country: Norway Last ranking: 67 Architects employed: 177 Surely the prize for one of the most unusual projects in World Architecture this year goes to Link for its $20 million Northern Lights cathedral. The building, which will be consecrated in ...

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    WHITE ARKITEKTER

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Tele2 Arena, Stockholm White Arkitekter 2013 rank: 36 Country: Sweden Last rank: 34 Architects employed: 306 White doubled the number of countries out of which it operates when it opened offices in London and Oslo last year. Previously it only had studios in Sweden and Denmark. “Our foreign clients want ...

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    HENN ARCHITEKTEN

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Nantong Sports Center, Nantong, China Henn 2013 rank: 41 Country: Germany Last rank: 44 Architects employed: 280 Following its spectacular success in scooping the 450m Haikou Tower in China from under the noses of Zaha Hadid, Will Alsop, Wilkinson Eyre and Broadway Malyan, this German practice has done it again. ...

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    AS ARCHITECTURE-STUDIO

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Jinan Cultural Centre, China AS Architecture Studio 2013 rank: =73 Country: France Last ranking: 68 Architects employed: 150 Most of AS Architecture-Studio’s work came from Europe, China and the Middle East in 2012. In 2013 it is hoping to increase its presence in African markets. Its most significant projects included ...

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    HDR ARCHITECTURE

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto, Canada HDR Architecture 2013 rank: =12 Country: USA Last ranking: 10 Architects employed: 640 This time last year the healthcare, technology and criminal justice specialist said it wanted to expand into China and Australia. And it has: it opened two offices in China and one ...

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    COX ARCHITECTURE

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    One One One Eagle Street, Brisbane, Australia Cox Architecture 2013 rank: 39 Country: Australia Last rank: 45 Architects employed: 289 It has been a year of significant market shifts for Cox, in terms of geography and typology. As uncertainty reigned in the Middle East, it shut one of its two ...

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    ISHIMOTO ARCHITECTURAL

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Ota-City General Gymnasium Ishimoto Architectural 2013 rank: 59 Country: Japan Last ranking: =57 Architects employed: 188 The venerable Japanese practice founded in 1927 by Kikuji Ishimoto celebrated its 85th birthday last year. In the intervening years it has gone on to design pretty much the full range of building types: ...

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    DEVEREUX ARCHITECTS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    NETDA is a masterplan for Biospark, a 186 ha site for the new Lifescience hub in Nantong. Devereux Architects 2013 rank: =65 Country: UK Last ranking: =93 Architects employed: 160 The architectural arm of Ireland’s multi-disciplinary PM Group works mainly in Britain, central and eastern Europe and the Middle East ...

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    PRP ARCHITECTS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Kai Jiang scheme or ‘Golden Box’, a mixed use retail and multiplex entertainments centre in Szechuan Province, China PRP Architects 2013 rank: 90 Country: UK Last ranking: =86 Architects employed: 119 PRP hasn’t looked back since it opened its first office in China three years ago in response to shrinking ...

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    HENNING LARSEN ARCHITECTS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Batumi Aquarium, Georgia Henning Larsen Architects 2013 rank: 71 Country: Denmark Last ranking: 73 Architects employed: 155 The eponymous founder of this venerable Danish practice was awarded the Praemium Imperiale for architecture last year. The £115,000 prize is handed out annually by the Japan Art Association. Other headlines for 2012 ...

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    JASPERS-EYRES ARCHITECTS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Entre Deux Portes, Shopping Centre, Brussels Jaspers-Eyers Architects 2013 rank: =73 Country: Belgium Last ranking: =71 Architects employed: 150 The only Belgian practice to make the Top 100, Jaspers-Eyers works as far afield as Japan, where it designed the Belgian embassy in Tokyo. Last year saw work get under way ...

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    B+H ARCHITECTS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    New Ordos Airport inner Mongolia B+H Architects 2013 rank: 58 Country: Canada Last ranking: =71 Architects employed: 190 Canada’s third-biggest architect managed to increase its fee income this year above the $50 million mark, with slightly more than half that coming from North America. Among the schemes that contributed to ...

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    HEERIM ARCHITECTS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

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    GANSAM ARCHITECTS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Korea Life Insurance, Dunsan Office, Korea Gansam Architects 2013 rank: 57 Country: South Korea Last rank: 39 Architects employed: 191 Virtually all its $50 million+ fee income derives from the Pacific Rim, where Gansam is working largely at home and in Vietnam.This year it will add a Qatari office to ...

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    SAMOO ARCHITECTS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    Drama Town Samoo Architects 2013 rank: 9 Country: South Korea Last ranking: 9 Architects employed: 712 The South Korean titan added a Doha office to its outposts in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Shanghai, Hanoi and New York last year. Many of its current projects are in South Korea — its most ...

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    ATP ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS

    2012-12-14T16:02:00Z

    ZTC Rijeka, Croatia ATP Architects Engineers 2013 rank: =34 Country: Austria Last rank: 36 Architects employed: 320 The only Austrian practice in the top 100, ATP added a Moscow office to its European portfolio this year, through a joint venture with Russian practice TLP. This year it is ...