Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Practices in Architecture

Fast Company has released a list of what they believe to be the world’s top ten most innovative companies in architecture. From applauding Wang Shu’s abstinence from westernization to honoring Mazzanti Arquitectos for transforming impoverished areas of crime into community hubs, this compilation honors some of the world’s most influential practices, regardless of their size.

Review the complete list after the break and share your thoughts in the comment section below. 

1) Foster+Partners

Datong Art Museum design revealed by Foster + Partners

2) Snøhetta

Busan Opera House Winning Proposal / Snøhetta

3) Adjaye Associate

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture / Adjaye Associates

4) Wang Shu

Ningbo Historic Museum / Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio © Iwan Baan

5) Perkins+Will

VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre / Perkins+Will

6) Herzog & de Meuron

56 Leonard Street / Herzog & de Meuron

7) Populous

2018 World Cup: Rostov Stadium / Populous

8) Arup

Singapore Sports Hub / Arup © Singapore Sports Hub, Oaker

9) Mazzanti Arquitectos

Four Sport Scenarios / Giancarlo Mazzanti + Felipe Mesa (Plan:b) © Iwan Baan

10) Lake|Flato

Lake Austin Residence / Lake|Flato Architects © Hester + Hardaway

Agree? Let us know who you would add to the list and why. 

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Practices in Architecture" 12 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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