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Best of Year Awards - 2021 Project Winners


Final Category Formal Project Name Lead Firm Name
budget Novotel Miami BHDM Design
budget office Zwift Headquarters IA Interior Architects
higher education The David Rubenstein Forum, University of Chicago Diller Scofidio + Renfro
early education Pinghe Bibliotheater Open Architecture
kids' zone Bay Area Discovery Museum Olson Kundig
exhibition Beethoven Moves, Kunsthistorisches Museum Tom Postma Design
installation Duckt, 2021 London Design Biennale Revery Architecture
large museum/art gallery Dia Chelsea Architecture Research Office
small museum/art gallery Claudia and Nelson Peltz Social Lab, Museum of Tolerance Los Angeles  Yazdani Studio
entertainment Wan Fat Jinyi Cinema One Plus Partnership
library Adams Street Branch, Boston Public Library NADAAA
government/institutional Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
transportation: large Security Checkpoint, Midway International Airport  Muller2
transportation: small Ticketed Waiting Room, Moynihan Train Hall  Rockwell Group and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
social impact Aktion Mensch Headquarters Ippolito Fleitz Group
greater good: supportive housing Chandler Tiny Homes Village Bridge Housing for the Homeless Lehrer Architects LA
environmental impact Ford Calumet Environmental Center Valerio Dewalt Train and Media Objectives
outdoor space Bamboo Canopy and Pavilions LLLab.
healthcare Center for Community Health, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Perkins Eastman
clinic Heal Planet Fun Connection Design
dispensary Alchemy Studio Paolo Ferrari
fitness Equinox Beale Street RDC
beauty/spa Valle San Nicolás Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
bar/lounge/social club Spice and Barley Enter Projects Asia
coffee/tea Nemesis Coffee Perkins&Will
counter service Dengo Chocolates  Matheus Farah e Manoel Maia Arquitetura
casual dining Lunar Sò Studio
fine dining Esperanza Atelier Gulla Jonsdottir
hotel dining Nearly Ninth, Arlo Midtown MeyerDavis
outdoor dining Design for Distancing Gensler
resort: large     Patina Maldives Hotel Studio MK27
resort: small     AutoCamp Cape Cod Workshop/APD
chain hotel Canopy by Hilton San Antonio Riverwalk Markzeff, Gensler, and Lake Flato
boutique hotel The Londoner Yabu Pushelberg
hotel transformation Cheval Blanc Paris Peter Marino Architect
large corporate office Waste Management Headquarters Perkins&Will
medium corporate office Roche Laboratories Headquarters Saguez & Partners
small corporate office Early Childhood Authority  Roar
finance office Citi Wealth Hub Ministry of Design
creative office Hangzhou Qingmo L&M Design Lab
tech office Uber Mission Bay Headquarters Huntsman Architectural Group, RMW, Pfau Long, and SHoP Architects
coworking office Kearny Point Building 78 Annex Studios Architecture and WXY Architecture + Urban Design
firm's own office: domestic Gensler Raleigh Office Gensler
firm's own office: international Nine Do Office Nine Do
office transformation  175 Haussmann PCA-Stream and RF Studio
corporate cafeteria Dock 72 Fogarty Finger
commercial lobby + amenity space YTL Headquarters Ministry of Design
building facade: domestic Miami Beach Convention Center Fentress Architects and Arquitectonica
building facade: international Ya Spaceļ¼ Pig Design
domestic residential lobby + amenity space Park Grove Residences Meyer Davis and OMA
international residential lobby + amenity space Timber House NC Design & Architecture
multiunit housing The Smile BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group
senior living Inspir Carnegie Hill Handel Architects
large apartment Downtown Developer Loft Reimagined SheltonMIndel
small apartment TriBeCa Apartment Enze Architects
city house Cummings Estate Ghislaine Viñas and Chet Architecture
country house Casa Rancho Avándaro Chain + Siman
beach house Stony Hill Bates Masi + Architects
small house Root Trail Bungalow SheltonMindel
residential transformation House on Lake Maitland Steven Harris Architects, Rees Roberts and Partners, and Jessica Helgerson Interior Design
residential landscape Atherton Pavilions Feldman Architecture and Thuilot Associates 
kitchen Tambour Loft Dash Marshall
bath Aurora Private Lodge Snorre Stinessen Architecture
residential sales center Jinan Bocuiminghu Textile Culture and Arts Exhibition Hall Beijing Fenghemuchen Space Design
residential sales center Times China Icar Town Center C&C Design Co.
residential sales center Time River Experience Center CLV.Design
residential sales center Gemdale Urban Nest Dome & Associates
residential sales center White Mountain Club House Kris Lin International Design
residential sales center A Geometric Answer to the Poetic Wildness Pone Architecture
showroom +55design Store Studio Arthur Casas
large retail La Samaritaine Yabu Pushelberg
small retail David Yurman 57th Street Gabellini Sheppard Associates
bookstore Dujiangyan Zhongshuge X+Living
staircase Cummings Estate Chet Architecture and Ghislaine Viñas
environmental branding + graphics Drinks&Co Saguez & Partners
marketing + branding collateral Bel-Fries Crème
on the boards: commercial Hana Bank Headquarters NBBJ
on the boards: residential House of Many Houses Innocad Architecture and Superunique
shining moment Sinan Books  Wutopia Lab
iconic project One Vanderbilt Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
iconic project SheltonMindel New York Family Office SheltonMindel