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  • Amazon campus, Seattle, USA by NBBJ
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    NBBJ

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Amazon campus, Seattle, USA by NBBJ 2014 rank: 26 Country: USA Last ranking: 29= Architects employed: 414 Widely known as a healthcare specialist, NBBJ has been turning its attentions elsewhere in the last 12 months. Managing partner Scott Wyatt says corporate offices are playing an increasingly important role in providing ...

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    Jacobs

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    2014 rank: 17 Country: UK / USA Last ranking: 18 Architects employed: The architecture work conducted by Jacobs reflects the company’s status as a world engineering giant and tends to involve transport and infrastructure. 2013 saw the completion of the £2 billion Blackfriars Station project in London, for which Jacobs ...

  • HOK, New Songdo, South Korea
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    HOK

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    HOK designed a series of residential and mixed-use towers within New Songdo City, a new business district in Incheon, South Korea called “the world’s smartest city.” 2014 rank: 12 Country: USA Last ranking: 8 Architects employed: 669 Infrastructure projects remain the focus for HOK, which says it expects to ...

  • NBBJ and HKS' Royal Liverpool Hospital
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    HKS

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    NBBJ and HKS’ Royal Liverpool Hospital 2014 rank: 25 Country: USA Last ranking: 37= Architects employed: 423 HKS may work on a wide range of projects but healthcare continues to contribute a considerable proportion of the practice’s fee income on both sides of the Atlantic. Notable projects include the expansion ...

  • The new headquarters for Football NSW in Sydney, Australia, by HBO+EMTB
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    HBO+EMTB

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    The new headquarters for Football NSW in Sydney, Australia, by HBO+EMTB 2014 rank: 43 Country: Australia Last ranking: 42 Architects employed: 279 “Our move into Asia has proven a fillip in maintaining our core team in Australia during the post-‘mineral boom’ period,” says HBO+EMTB managing director Kevin Fitzgerald. Projects for ...

  • IBI Group 88 Scott Street
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    IBI Group

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    IBI Group’s 88 Scott Street - a 53-storey residential tower in Toronto 2014 rank: 4 Country: Canada Last ranking: 3 Architects employed: 1,035 IBI Group may have dropped a place in the world rankings but it retains its position as Canada’s largest practice by far. Projects in North America ...

  • The Mary Idema Pew Library at Grand Valley State University, Michigan, by SHW Group
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    SHW Group

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    The Mary Idema Pew Library at Grand Valley State University, Michigan, by SHW Group 2014 rank: 85 Country: USA Last ranking: 86= (2012) Architects employed: 111 Public education projects in the USA provide the vast majority of SHW Group’s work — and have propelled the practice into this year’s top ...

  • The Shanghai skyline with its tallest tower by Gensler Architects
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    Gensler

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    The Shanghai skyline with its tallest tower 2014 rank: 1 Country: USA Last ranking: 2 Architects employed: 1,468 The world’s biggest architect. It’s a highly prized title, which is this year reclaimed by Gensler. Since losing the crown it previously held in 2009, the US giant has always been ...

  • 425 Park Avenue, New York, by Foster and Partners
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    Foster & Partners

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    425 Park Avenue, New York, by Foster Partners 2014 rank: 14 Country: UK Last ranking: 10 Architects employed: 630 Foster Partners retains its position as Britain’s largest practice — and despite slipping out of the top 10 in this year’s survey, it has not been a bad year ...

  • Target Field Station, Minneapolis, USA by Perkins Eastman
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    Perkins Eastman

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Target Field Station, Minneapolis, USA by Perkins Eastman 2014 rank: 20 Country: USA Last ranking: 22 Architects employed: 485 Perkins Eastman started work on two major projects in New York last year: the world’s largest ferris wheel on Staten Island and a 16-storey building for the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. ...

  • The Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska by DLR Group
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    DLR Group

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    The Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska by DLR Group 2014 rank: 39 Country: USA Last ranking: 37= Architects employed: 314 Education and criminal justice specialist DLR Group has maintained its dominance across the USA in these two markets. Managing principal Griff Davenport cites “sustained growth” in the firm’s key ...

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    Leo A Daly

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    2014 rank: 31 Country: USA Last ranking: 24 Architects employed: 362 Diversity is the backbone of US practice Leo A Daly’s business. The firm works on a broad spectrum of projects in sectors ranging from aviation to libraries and religious buildings. In 2013 the practice started construction on its $100 ...

  • The Kaleida Health Gates Vascular Institute in New York State by Cannon Design
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    Cannon Design

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    The Kaleida Health Gates Vascular Institute in New York State by Cannon Design 2014 rank: 18 Country: USA Last ranking: 20 Architects employed: 542 Cannon Design maintains its position as one of the US’s leading practices with specialities including healthcare, science/technology and education. The firm has expanded in recent ...

  • BDP's Atria seven-story office development in Edinburgh
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    BDP

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    BDP’s Atria seven-story office development in Edinburgh 2014 rank: 34 Country: UK Last ranking: 32 Architects employed: 347 After declaring the UK climate “hostile” last year, optimism is the prevailing mood at BDP, which now says: “Generally the mood is brighter.” The UK accounts for around two-thirds of fee income. ...

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    AXS Satow

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    2014 rank: 59 Country: Japan Last ranking: 69= Architects employed: 178 AXS Satow vice president Masaharu Hosoda last year described a state of “stagnation” in Japan, but the same could not be said for his practice — which has jumped 10 places since the previous survey. Most of its work ...

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    RTKL Associates

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    2014 rank: 42 Country: USA Last ranking: 43 Architects employed: 286 Since launching in 1946 as a two-man firm, RTKL has grown to employ more than 900 people. In its early years the practice carved out a niche in masterplanning and design for government clients. More recently it is the ...

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    AS Architecture-Studio

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    2014 rank: 67= Country: France Last ranking: 73= Architects employed: 160 French practice AS Architecture-Studio has a host of high-profile projects under its belt. They include some completed at home, such as the Novancia Business School and Arab World Institute in Paris; across the continent, such as the European Parliament ...

  • HDR Architecture - King Saud Medical City masterplan
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    HDR Architecture

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    HDR Architecture’s King Saud Medical City masterplan 2014 rank: 11 Country: USA Last ranking: 12= Architects employed: 715 While HDR has historically concentrated its efforts in North America, the healthcare, technology and criminal justice specialist is increasingly ramping up its activity elsewhere. The practice estimates that 35% of its work ...

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    Ishimoto Architectural

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    2014 rank: 57 Country: Japan Last ranking: 59 Architects employed: 197 Japanese practice Ishimoto Architectural Engineering Firm’s most significant project last year was the £53 million Media Ship office building in Niigata, described by the practice as a 35,000sq m eco-landmark. This year it will complete the similarly ...

  • Bodrum International Airport, Turkey, by Tabanlioglu
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    Tabanlioglu Architects

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Bodrum International Airport, Turkey, by Tabanlioglu 2014 rank: 66 Country: Turkey Last ranking: 84 (2011) Architects employed: 163 Most of this Turkish practice’s work takes place in its home country, but it has increasingly been working on commercial projects in the Middle East and cultural and public buildings in Africa. ...