The Most Popular Projects of 2013

  • 30 Dec 2013
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From Zaha Hadid to Sou Foujimouto, from houses to pavilions, from South America to Europe; here are–as you were probably expecting–the 20 most popular projects of 2013.

Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo / Birmingham, UK

© Christian Richters

Qunli Stormwater Wetland Park by Turenscape / Haerbin, China

Courtesy of Turenscape

Studio R by Studio MK27 / Sao Paulo, Brazil


Studentboende: Student Unit by Tengbom / Smaland, Sweden

© Bertil Hertzberg

Heydar Aliyev Center by Zaha Hadid Architects / Baku, Azerbaijan

© Iwan Baan

2013 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Sou Fujimoto / London, UK

© Iwan Baan

Villa Escarpa by Mario Martins / Luz, Portugal


Two Hulls by Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects / Canada

© Greg Richardson

BT House by Studio Guilherme Torres / Sao Paulo, Brazil

© Denilson Machado

Urban Villas by alp Architektur Lischer Partner / Lucerne, Switzerland

Courtesy of Lischer Partner Architekten Planer

Rethinking the Split House by Neri & Hu Design and Research Office / Shanghai, China

© Pedro Pegenaute

A House Forever by Longhi Architects / Lima, Peru

© Juan Solano

Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium by BIG / Hellerup, Denmark

© Jens Lindhe

Villa Verde Housing by ELEMENTAL / Constitución, Chile

© Suyin Chia

Edgeland House by Bercy Chen Studio / Austin, Texas, USA

© Paul Bardagjy

Torquay House by Wolveridge Architects / Torquay, Victoria, Australia

© Derek Swalwell

Urban Townhouse by GLUCK+ / New York, USA

© Raimund Koch

Alcácer do Sal Residences by Aires Mateus / Alcacer do Sal, Portugal


H3 by 314 Architecture Studio / Athens, Greece

Courtesy of 314 Architecture Studio

House in Nada by Fujiwarramuro Architects / Nada, Hyogo, Japan

© Toshiyuki Yano

Which one is your favorite project of 2013?

Cite: Hernandez, Diego. "The Most Popular Projects of 2013" 30 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 25 May 2015. <>
  • Prerna Thakre

    All the designs are step towards the dream cooming true..

  • kourosh jamarani

    2013 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

  • Azzam KASRA

    Thank you for all these knowledge you gave us we have adicted to have it as daily need

  • Sofia

    All buildings are beautiful! But my favourite one is the villa in greece by 314 Architecture Studio! amazing! And 2nd greg richardson’s villas in canada!

  • Vadim

    Studentboende: Student Unit by Tengbom / Smaland, Sweden