ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards 2009: The Finalists

After thousand of nominations in the last 3 weeks, we are proud to announce the finalists for the Awards, a selection made by our readers.

65 projects in 13 categories are now running for the award, with a very good selection of buildings, ranging from large campus buildings to small libraries with no budget, featuring renowned practices such as DS+R, OMA, REX, Tadao Ando, and small young firms from from around the world.

To thank our readers we have decided to give away an iPod Touch, more details at the Awards page.

Remember that you can vote once per day here: Building of the Year Awards page.

And the nominees are:

CULTURAL

BTEK – Technology Interpretation Center / ACXT (vote | project page)

Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre / REX | OMA (vote | project page)

Alice Tully Hall Lincoln Center / Diller Scofidio + Renfro Architects with FXFOWLE (vote | project page)

Winspear Opera House / Foster + Partners (vote | project page)

Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (vote | project page)

EDUCATIONAL

Yapi Kredi Bank Academy / TEGET (vote | project page)

UCSD Price Center East / Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design (vote | project page)

Ecological Children Activity and Education Center / 24H > architecture (vote | project page)

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art / Morphosis Architects (vote | project page)

The Julliard School / Diller Scofidio + Renfro Architects (vote | project page)

HOUSES

Villa Vals / SeARCH & CMA (vote | project page)

House of Ruins (Drupas) / NRJA (vote | project page)

Y House / Jorge Sousa Santos (vote | project page)

Treehouse / RPA (vote | project page)

Hemeroscopium House / Ensamble Studio (vote | project page)

HOUSING

Mountain Dwellings / BIG (vote | project page)

Aqua Tower / Studio Gang Architects (vote | project page)

Celosia Building / MVRDV with Blanca Lleó (vote | project page)

Linked Hybrid / Steven Holl Architects (vote | project page)

MacAllen Building Condominiums / office dA (vote | project page)

INTERIORS

Honeycomb / SAKO Architects (vote | project page)

The “Front and back” Apartment / h2o architectes (vote | project page)

Fugas Lusas / extrastudio (vote | project page)

Bastard Store / studiometrico (vote | project page)

Mameg + Maison Martin Margiela / Johnston Marklee & Associates (vote | project page)

INSTITUTIONAL

Huanacu Warehouse & Office / tFPS (vote | project page)

Wender Police Station / Studiobase Architects (vote | project page)

Saxo Bank / 3XN (vote | project page)

Serta International Center / Epstein | Metter Studio (vote | project page)

Unilever Headquarters / Behnisch Architekten (vote | project page)

OFFICES

Facebook Offices / O+A Studio (vote | project page)

Selgas Cano Architecture Office / Selgas Cano (vote | project page)

Sunone / Department of Architecture (vote | project page)

Manitoba Hydro / KPMB Architects (vote | project page)

Nestlé Application Group Querétaro / Rojkind Arquitectos (vote | project page)

PUBLIC FACILITIES

National Tourist Route Trollstigen / RRA (vote | project page)

Community centre Herstedlund / Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter (vote | project page)

Emergency Terminal / Produkcija 004 (vote | project page)

Pavilion at Aventura Park / PARATELIER (vote | project page)

Rouen Grand Mare / Beckmann-N’Thépé architects (vote | project page)

REFURBISHMENT

Tehama Grasshopper / Fougeron Architecture (vote | project page)

55 Blair Road / Ong & Ong (vote | project page)

House + / Anne Menke (vote | project page)

Pullpo Advertising Agency / Hania Stambuk (vote | project page)

Haus im Haus / Behnisch Architekten (vote | project page)

RELIGIOUS

The Prayer Chapel / debartolo architects (vote | project page)

Farewell Chapel / OFIS Arhitekti (vote | project page)

The Cathedral of Christ the Light / SOM (vote | project page)

Rennes Métropole Crematorium / PLAN 01 (vote | project page)

New Church in Foligno – Doriana e Massimiliano Fuksas (vote | project page)

SPORTS

City of Jaca Hockey Arena / Coll-Barreu Arquitectos (vote | project description)

Sports and Leisure Center in Saint-Cloud / KOZ Architectes (vote | project description)

Zamet Centre / 3LHD (vote | project description)

Wellness Sky / 4of7 (vote | project description)

Gymnasium 46º09′N-16º50E / STUDIO UP (vote | project description)

MUSEUM AND LIBRARIES

Safe Haven Library / TYIN Tegnestue (vote | project page)

MAXXI Museum / Zaha Hadid Architects (vote | project page)

CAM FRAMIS Museum / Jordi Badia (vote | project page)

Chongqing Library / Perkins Eastman (vote | project page)

Tama Art University Library / Toyo Ito by Iwan Baan (vote | project page)

HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS

The Yas Hotel / Asymptote (vote | project page)

Ar de Rio Bar Esplanade / Guedes + DeCampos (vote | project page)

Conduit / Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects (vote | project page)

Coffee Shop + Shading Surface / ateliermob (vote | project page)

Yellow Treehouse Restaurant / Pacific Environments (vote | project page)

Cite: Basulto, David. "ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards 2009: The Finalists" 09 Feb 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=49280>

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