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  • The Star, Singapore, by Aedas
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    Aedas

    2014-01-01T00:01:00Z

    The Star, Singapore, by Aedas 2014 rank: 5 Country: China/UK Last ranking: 5 Architects employed: 919 Aedas maintains its position after falling from the top spot last year, a result of the treacherous European economy. Since 2008 the practice’s work in Europe has declined by more than 35%. China, on ...

  • Basra Cultural Palace by Dewan Architects and Engineers
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    Dewan Architects & Engineers

    2014-01-01T00:01:00Z

    Basra Cultural Palace by Dewan Architects and Engineers 2014 rank: 50= Country: UAE Last ranking: 49 Architects employed: 230 While the UAE’s burgeoning construction industry is targeted by firms around the globe, Dewan is the only practice from the Emirates to make this year’s top 100. The company has six ...

  • Xian Lake City, China, by Leigh and Orange
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    Leigh & Orange

    2014-01-01T00:01:00Z

    Xian Lake City, China, by Leigh and Orange 2014 rank: 38 Country: China (HONG KONG) Last ranking: 40 Architects employed: 320 Leigh Orange has an impressive history — the Hong Kong-based practice was founded in 1874 and has grown to become one of the largest architects working across ...

  • Rijksmuseum Museum —  €9.6 million refurbishment was completed in April 2013.
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    Wilmotte & Associés

    2014-01-01T00:01:00Z

    Rijksmuseum Museum — €9.6 million refurbishment was completed in April 2013. 2014 rank: 74= Country: France Last ranking: 76 Architects employed: 149 In contrast to most other practices in the top 100 this year, Wilmotte Associés cites Russia as an increasing source of new projects while the market ...

  • Allies + Morrison's Glasshouse Gardens development in East London's Olympic Park site.
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    Allies & Morrison

    2014-01-01T00:01:00Z

    Allies + Morrison’s Glasshouse Gardens development in East London’s Olympic Park site. 2014 rank: 83 Country: UK Last ranking: 65= Architects employed: 118 Allies Morrison has had a battle on its hands in London, with its proposed 41-storey residential tower at Elephant Castle held up by ...

  • The redeveloped Lynden Pindling International airport at Nassau, the Bahamas, designed by Stantec
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    Stantec

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    The redeveloped Lynden Pindling International airport at Nassau, the Bahamas, designed by Stantec 2014 rank: 24 Country: Canada Last ranking: 11 Architects employed: 426 With 34 offices across Canada and the USA, Stantec is a behemoth of the North American architecture industry. The practice is most active in the commercial ...

  • SSH's competition-winning scheme for a new GulfBank headquarters in Algiers
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    SSH

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    SSH’s competition-winning scheme for a new GulfBank headquarters in Algiers 2014 rank: 95 Country: Kuwait Last ranking: New Architects employed: 100 SSH may be one of Kuwait’s oldest design firms but it makes its debut into the top 100 this year after appointing a new management team and announcing plans ...

  • PRP's Laugharne Park Wales
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    PRP

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    PRP’s Laugharne Park Wales 2014 rank: 79 Country: UK Last ranking: 90 Architects employed: 131 Increased activity in the UK housing sector has meant a good year for PRP — the firm jumps 11 places in this year’s survey. Developing a specialism in homes for the elderly appears to be ...

  • Mary Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, Texas by PBK
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    PBK

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Mary Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, Texas by PBK 2014 rank: 81 Country: USA Last ranking: 86= Architects employed: 121 Schools remain the bread and butter of PBK’s business. The practice completed a host of education facilities in 2013, mostly in Texas, and 2014 looks likely to be a ...

  • VA Outpatient Clinic in Austin, Texas by Page Southerland Page
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    Page Southerland Page

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Source: Casey Dunn VA Outpatient Clinic in Austin, Texas by Page Southerland Page 2014 rank: 80 Country: USA Last ranking: 83= Architects employed: 130 Texas-based Page Southerland Page maintains its reputation as the pre-eminent designer of US embassies. The practice recently completed the Dakar embassy in Senegal and is this ...

  • Nikken Sekkei's Yaesu development at Tokyo's main railway station
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    Nikken Sekkei

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Nikken Sekkei remains Japan’s largest architecture firm

  • Torana-mon HIlls project by Nihon Sekkei
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    Nihon Sekkei

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    2014 rank: 21= Country: Japan Last ranking: 25 Architects employed: 440 Japan’s second-largest practice is increasingly focusing on international growth. Nihon Sekkei last year opened the 40-storey, 170,000sq m Agribank headquarters in Hanoi, and completion of that sizeable project will no doubt provide a boost to the firm’s ongoing efforts ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...