A global survey conducted by BD has deemed Foster + Partners to be world’s “most admired architect" for the ninth consecutive year. The London-based practice, led by Norman Foster, is the 16th largest practice in the world. Foster + Partners’ ranking was undeniable, as the survey revealed a significant seven percent lead over runner-up contender, Herzog & de Meuron.
“To be voted most admired practice by our peers is a great honor,” said Norman Foster. “It is a huge tribute to our talented and hard-working teams with their myriad skills and disciplines, both in our many studios around the world and our base in London, all working towards the common goal of bringing innovative design solutions to create a better built environment.”
See who else topped the list as the world’s “most admired,” after the break.
- 1 Foster + Partners (17%)
- 2 Herzog & de Meuron (10%)
- 3 Gensler (8%)
- 3 Renzo Piano Building Workshop (8%)
- 5 Bjarke Ingels Group (5%)
- 6 HOK (3%)
- 6 KPF (3%)
- 6 O'Donnell + Tuomey (3%)
- 6 Rafael Viñoly Architects (3%)
- 6 SHOP Architects (3%)
- 6 Snøhetta (3%)
The complete list, here.