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Top 20 Most Read Articles of 2014

Top 20 Most Read Articles of 2014
Top 20 Most Read Articles of 2014

From Frank Gehry giving the finger and claiming that today’s architecture is 98% “pure shit,” to the Guggenheim Helsinki competition receiving 1,715 entries and becoming the most popular architecture competition in history, 2014 has been an eventful year. The following 20 stories were the most read of the year, generating discussion among readers and provoking interesting comments. Ranging from lighthearted lists (25 Free Architecture Books You Can Read Online) to articles analyzing how future cities might look (Hamburg’s Plan to Eliminate Cars in 20 Years), here are the top 20 stories of 2014. 

20. Hamburg’s Plan to Eliminate Cars in 20 Years

Hamburg's Plan to Eliminate Cars in 20 Years

19. Norman Foster-Designed Scheme Aims to Transform London into "Cycling Utopia"

Norman Foster-Designed Scheme Aims to Transform London into "Cycling Utopia"

18. 25 Free Architecture Books You Can Read Online

25 Free Architecture Books You Can Read Online

17. The World’s 10 Tallest New Buildings of 2015

The World's 10 Tallest New Buildings of 2015

16. The 9 Most Controversial Buildings of All Time

The 9 Most Controversial Buildings of All Time

15. 6 Finalists Revealed in Guggenheim Helsinki Competition

6 Finalists Revealed in Guggenheim Helsinki Competition

14. Interactive Infographic: How Much do Architecture Graduates Earn?

Interactive Infographic: How Much do Architecture Graduates Earn?

13. 40 Architecture Docs to Watch In 2014

40 Architecture Docs to Watch In 2014

12. Introducing "Potty-Girl," The Architect of the Future?

Introducing "Potty-Girl," The Architect of the Future?

11. Europe’s Top 100 Schools of Architecture and Design

Europe's Top 100 Schools of Architecture and Design

10. From Friends to Frasier: 13 Famous TV Shows Rendered in Plan

From Friends to Frasier: 13 Famous TV Shows Rendered in Plan

9. And the Best US Architecture Schools for 2015 Are…

And the Best US Architecture Schools for 2015 Are...

8. Free CAD Files of 241 Major World Cities

Free CAD Files of 241 Major World Cities

7. Want to Land a Job at One of the Top 50 Architecture Firms? Here Are the Skills You Need to Have...

Want to Land a Job at One of the Top 50 Architecture Firms? Here Are the Skills You Need to Have...

6. See all 1,715 Entries to the Guggenheim Helsinki Competition Online

See All 1,715 Entries to the Guggenheim Helsinki Competition Online

5. Does Italy Have Way Too Many Architects? (The Ratio of Architects to Inhabitants Around the World)

Does Italy Have Way Too Many Architects? (The Ratio of Architects to Inhabitants Around the World)

4. An App That Draws Impressively Accurate Floor Plans In Minutes

An App That Draws Impressively Accurate Floor Plans In Minutes

3. Four Ways to Learn About Architecture For Free

Four Ways to Learn About Architecture for Free

2. 21 Rules for a Successful Life in Architecture

21 Rules for a Successful Life in Architecture

1. Frank Gehry Claims Today’s Architecture is (Mostly) “Pure Shit”

Frank Gehry Claims Today's Architecture is (Mostly) "Pure Shit"

Cite: AD Editorial Team. "Top 20 Most Read Articles of 2014 " 30 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/582981/top-20-most-read-articles-of-2014/>
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