All WA100 articles – Page 5

  • 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 ...

  • 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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    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 ...

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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. ...

  • Centar Savica, Zagreb, Croatia by ATP Architects
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    ATP Architects

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Centar Savica, Zagreb, Croatia by ATP Architects 2014 rank: 35 Country: Austria Last ranking: 34= Architects employed: 340 The only Austrian practice in the WA100, ATP is also one of the largest architecture practices based in mainland Europe and its work takes place mostly within the continent. In 2013 it ...

  • Heerim Architects' main stadium for the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon
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    Heerim Architects

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Heerim Architects’ main stadium for the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, designed with Populous 2014 rank: 19 Country: South Korea Last ranking: 21 Architects employed: 506 South Korea’s second-largest architecture practice is set on expansion. Having opened a Beijing office last year, the company plans to establish a Jakarta office ...

  • Somerset Civic Centre, Australia, by Thomson Adsett
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    Thomson Adsett

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Somerset Civic Centre, Australia, by Thomson Adsett 2014 rank: 89 Country: Australia Last ranking: 96 Architects employed:107 Despite five of the practice’s seven offices being in Australia, Thomson Adsett sees the overseas market as providing the greatest potential for growth. Group managing director Chris Straw says: “The strength of our ...

  • 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 ...

  • Nanjing New Jinling Hotel Development
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    P+T Architects & Engineers

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Nanjing New Jinling Hotel Development by P+T Architects and Engineers 2014 rank: 10 Country: China (Hong Kong) Last ranking: 14 Architects employed: 750 The largest Chinese practice in this year’s survey has been making the most of the construction boom in its home country to break into the top 10. ...

  • Buk Seoul Museum by Samoo Architects and Engineers
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    Samoo Architects & Engineers

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Source: Young Chae Park Buk Seoul Museum by Samoo Architects and Engineers 2014 rank: 9 Country: South Korea Last ranking: 9 Architects employed: 765 Founded in 1976, Samoo is South Korea’s largest practice by some margin and looks likely to retain the title for some time despite increased competition in ...

  • Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Campus by Perkins + Will
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    Perkins & Will

    2014-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Source: Christopher Barnes Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Campus by Perkins + Will 2014 rank: 6 Country: USA Last ranking: 6 Architects employed: 888 It has been a solid year for Perkins Will, which maintains its position just outside the top five. The decision to merge ...

  • South Korea-based Gansam Architects has designed the Incheon Municipal Red Cross Rehabilitation Hospital.
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    Gansam Architects

    2013-12-13T13:25:00Z

    South Korea-based Gansam Architects has designed the Incheon Municipal Red Cross Rehabilitation Hospital. 2014 rank: 37 Country: South Korea Last ranking: 57 Architects employed: 325 A raft of major projects completed last year has helped South Korean architect Gansam to rise an impressive 20 places in the WA100 table. Those ...

  • The top five countries in the world to be a female architect
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    The top five countries in the world to be a female architect

    2013-12-09T06:30:00Z

    …and the countries you’d want to avoid — especially if children are involved

  • Headquarters for the Banco Ciudad de Buenos Aires
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    The architects most admired by other architects

    2013-12-03T08:30:00Z

    We asked the biggest architecture practices in the world who they most admired. The results may surprise you

  • Tianjin West by GMP
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    GMP Architekten

    2013-01-31T13:25:00Z

    German practice moves up Top 100 in 2014

  • wa100 2013
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    How to get the World Architecture 100 2013

    2012-12-27T15:20:00Z

    How to get your hands on a copy of the world’s only international architect rankings and find out who’s made it to number one in 2013

  • David Chipperfield's research centre for Amorepacific
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    South Korea: eastern promise

    2012-01-09T08:00:00Z

    Major cultural projects are spearheading a wave of new buildings in this Asian powerhouse