The 70 Best New Buildings Of The Year

Great architects know how to meld personality and functionality in the astounding buildings they design.

Our friends at ArchDaily are determining the best new buildings from around the world. After receiving nominations from more than 3,500 projects featured on its site in the past year, the publication is asking readers to vote for their favorites.

We're taking a closer look at the nominees grouped by categories from commercial architecture to housing. Vote for your favorites at ArchDaily through January 29.

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COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURE: Fuel Station + McDonalds, Georgia

COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURE: Fuel Station + McDonalds, Georgia

Architect: Giorgi Khmaladze

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Coach Omotesando Flagship, Japan

Coach Omotesando Flagship, Japan

Architect: OMA

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Emporia, Sweden

Emporia, Sweden

Architect: Wingårdhs

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Loja Fernando Jaeger, Brazil

Loja Fernando Jaeger, Brazil

Architect: SuperLimão Studio

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Mercat Encants, Spain

Mercat Encants, Spain

Architect: b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

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CULTURAL ARCHITECTURE: Theatre 95, France

CULTURAL ARCHITECTURE: Theatre 95, France

Architect: gpaa

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The Blue Planet, Denmark

The Blue Planet, Denmark

Architect: 3XN

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House of the Arts, Portugal

House of the Arts, Portugal

Architect: Future Architecture Thinking

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Danish National Maritime Museum, Denmark

Danish National Maritime Museum, Denmark

Architect: BIG

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Heydar Aliyev Center, Azerbaijan

Heydar Aliyev Center, Azerbaijan

Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects

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EDUCATIONAL ARCHITECTURE: Braamcamp Freire, Portugal

EDUCATIONAL ARCHITECTURE: Braamcamp Freire, Portugal

Architect: CVDB arquitectos

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Basic And Secondary School Of Sever Do Vouga, Portugal

Basic And Secondary School Of Sever Do Vouga, Portugal

Architect: Pedro Domingos Arquitectos

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After-School Child Care Gistel, Belgium

After-School Child Care Gistel, Belgium

Architect: Buro II & Archi+I

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Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology, United States

Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology, United States

Architect: WEISS/MANFREDI

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Vol Walker Hall & the Steven L Anderson Design Center, United States

Vol Walker Hall & the Steven L Anderson Design Center, United States

Architect: Marlon Blackwell Architect

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HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE: Alcácer do Sal Residences, Portugal

HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE: Alcácer do Sal Residences, Portugal

Architect: Aires Mateus

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Chiyodanomori Dental Clinic, Japan

Chiyodanomori Dental Clinic, Japan

Architect: Hironaka Ogawa

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ASU Health Service, United States

ASU Health Service, United States

Architect: Lake Flato Architects

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Hospital in Puyo, Ecuador

Hospital in Puyo, Ecuador

Architect: Pm, Mt

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SOGA - Sounds of Gaia, Mexico

SOGA - Sounds of Gaia, Mexico

Architect: casaPública

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HOSPITALITY ARCHITECTURE: PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore

HOSPITALITY ARCHITECTURE: PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore

Architect: WOHA

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Kontum Indochine Café, Vietnam

Kontum Indochine Café, Vietnam

Architect: Vo Trong Nghia Architects

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De Lemos, Portugal

De Lemos, Portugal

Architect: Carvalho Araújo, Arquitectura e Design

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Tree Snake Houses, Portugal

Tree Snake Houses, Portugal

Architect: Luís Rebelo de Andrade + Tiago Rebelo de Andrade

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Red Pepper House, Kenya

Red Pepper House, Kenya

Architect: Urko Sanchez Architects

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HOUSES: Edgeland House, United States

HOUSES: Edgeland House, United States

Architect: Bercy Chen Studio

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House GePo, Belgium

House GePo, Belgium

Architect: Open Y Office

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Cube House, Brazil

Cube House, Brazil

Architect: Studio MK27 - Marcio Kogan + Suzana Glogowski

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Binh Thanh House, Vietnam

Binh Thanh House, Vietnam

Architect: Vo Trong Nghia Architects + Sanuki + Nishizawa architects

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Two Hulls, Canada

Two Hulls, Canada

Architect: Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

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HOUSING: Hoogvliet, The Netherlands

HOUSING: Hoogvliet, The Netherlands

Architect: VMX Architects

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Luna Apartments, Australia

Luna Apartments, Australia

Architect: Elenberg Fraser

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Social Housing in Madrid, Spain

Social Housing in Madrid, Spain

Architect: Iñaqui Carnicero Architecture Oficce

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Row-Houses in Bom Sucesso, Portugal

Row-Houses in Bom Sucesso, Portugal

Architect: Inês Lobo Arquitectos

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Tete in L'air, France

Tete in L'air, France

Architect: KOZ Architectes

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INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE: Hotchkiss Biomass Power Plant, United States

INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE: Hotchkiss Biomass Power Plant, United States

Architect: Centerbrook Architects and Planners

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Hydro-electric Powerstation, Germany

Hydro-electric Powerstation, Germany

Architect: becker architekten

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Antinori Winery, Italy

Antinori Winery, Italy

Architect: Archea Associati

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Arteche High Voltage Laboratory, Spain

Arteche High Voltage Laboratory, Spain

Architect: ACXT Arquitectos

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Chateau Cheval Blanc Winer, France

Chateau Cheval Blanc Winer, France

Architect: Christian de Portzamparc

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INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE: Office-Garage, Poland

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE: Office-Garage, Poland

Architect: Ultra Architects

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Pulsate, United Kingdom

Pulsate, United Kingdom

Architect: Lily Jencks + Nathanael Dorent

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FINE, United States

FINE, United States

Architect: Boora Architects

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Consexto Lab, Portugal

Consexto Lab, Portugal

Architect: consexto

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Walmart Sao Paulo, Brazil

Walmart Sao Paulo, Brazil

Architect: Estudio Guto Requena

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OFFICES: Technogym Village, Italy

OFFICES: Technogym Village, Italy

Architect: Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners

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48 North Canal Road, Singapore

48 North Canal Road, Singapore

Architect: WOHA

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Shenzhen Stock Exchange HQ, China

Shenzhen Stock Exchange HQ, China

Architect: OMA

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Aquitanis Headquarters, France

Aquitanis Headquarters, France

Architect: Platform Architectures

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PGE GiEk Concern Headquarters, Poland

PGE GiEk Concern Headquarters, Poland

Architect: FAAB Architektura Adam Bialobrzeski | Adam Figurski

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PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE: Fire Station in Santo Tirso, Portugal

PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE: Fire Station in Santo Tirso, Portugal

Architect: Alvaro Siza

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Newbern Town Hall, United States

Newbern Town Hall, United States

Architect: Auburn University Rural Studio

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Autostadt Roof and Service Pavilion, Germany

Autostadt Roof and Service Pavilion, Germany

Architect: Graft Architects

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Metro Cable Caracas, Venezuela

Metro Cable Caracas, Venezuela

Architect: Urban-Think Tank

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Pedestrian Bridge, United States

Pedestrian Bridge, United States

Architect: Miró Rivera Architects

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REFURBISHMENT: N10-Eiras Sports Facility, Portugal

REFURBISHMENT: N10-Eiras Sports Facility, Portugal

Architect: Comoco

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Lille Modern Art Museum, France

Lille Modern Art Museum, France

Architect: Manuelle Gautrand Architecture

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Ataranzas Municipal Market Restoration Project, Spain

Ataranzas Municipal Market Restoration Project, Spain

Architect: Aranguren & Gallegos Arquitectos

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Factory Jaffa House, Israel

Factory Jaffa House, Israel

Architect: Pitsou Kedem Architects

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Three Cusps Chalet, Portugal

Three Cusps Chalet, Portugal

Architect: Tiago do Vale Arquitectos

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RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE: Cistercian Abbey Church, United States

RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE: Cistercian Abbey Church, United States

Architect: Cunningham Architects

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Forest Chapel, Japan

Forest Chapel, Japan

Architect: Hironaka Ogawa & Associates

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Saint John Baptist Chapel, Spain

Saint John Baptist Chapel, Spain

Architect: Alejandro Beautell

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Chapel of St. Albert the Great, United Kingdom

Chapel of St. Albert the Great, United Kingdom

Architect: Simpson & Brown

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Interior Remodeling of St. Moritz Church, Germany

Interior Remodeling of St. Moritz Church, Germany

Architect: John Pawson

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SPORTS ARCHITECTURE: Wanangkura Stadium, Australia

SPORTS ARCHITECTURE: Wanangkura Stadium, Australia

Architect: ARM Architecture

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Pasarón Stadium, Spain

Pasarón Stadium, Spain

Architect: ACXT Arquitectos

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Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, Denmark

Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, Denmark

Architect: BIG

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Archery Hall & Boxing Club, Japan

Archery Hall & Boxing Club, Japan

Architect: FT Architects

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Jornalista Mário Filho Stadium – Maracanã, Brazil

Jornalista Mário Filho Stadium – Maracanã, Brazil

Architect: Fernandes Arquitetos Associados

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