Building of the Year 2019 Building of the Year 2019

At ArchDaily, we don't believe that "expert" juries are necessary to determine quality architecture. We trust you, our readers, to select the buildings that - due to their beauty, intelligence, creativity, or service to the community - represent the best architecture of the year. You haven't let us down yet. You narrowed down the list from thousands to 5 per category, and now to 15 stunning winners. So, from all of us at ArchDaily, thank you - and here are YOUR winners!

The Winners

  • Educational Architecture

    Maya Somaiya Library, Sharda School / Sameep Padora & Associates
  • Interior Architecture

    Dream & Maze / Studio 10
  • Religious Architecture

    Imaculada and Cheia de Graça Chapel / Cerejeira Fontes Architects
  • Healthcare Architecture

    Weihai Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine / GLA
  • Hospitality Architecture

    Morpheus Hotel / Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Public Architecture

    Sesc 24 de Maio / Paulo Mendes da Rocha + MMBB Arquitetos
  • Small Scale Architecture

    A45 / BIG
  • Housing

    Future Towers / MVRDV
  • Commercial Architecture

    Coal Drops Yard / Heatherwick Studio
  • Offices

    C&P Corporate Headquarters / INNOCAD
  • Houses

    Brick Cave / H&P Architects
  • Industrial Architecture

    The Macallan New Distillery and Visitors Experience / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
  • Sports Architecture

    Streetmekka Viborg / EFFEKT
  • Cultural Architecture

    UCCA Dune Art Museum / OPEN Architecture
  • Best Applied Products

    House in a Garden / Gianni Botsford Architects
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