The 20 Awesomest Buildings That Will Make You Want to Move

Through both a jury of over 200 architectures and a popular vote, Architizer has decided these are the coolest buildings in the world. How does your apartment compare?

Coolest House

Single Family Home Jury Winner: Daeyang Gallery and House in Seoul, South Korea. Steven Holl Architects

Coolest Residential Building

Residential Mid Rise Jury Winner: The Iceberg Dwellings in Aarhus, Denmark. CEBRA, JDS, SeARCH, LPA

Best Office Building

Low Rise Office Building: Centra at Metropark in Iselin, New Jersey. Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.

Architizer Best Restaurant

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Restaurant Jury Winner: Wildspitzbahn in Tirol, Austria. Baumschlager Hutter Partners.

Architizer Best Airport

Airport Jury Winner: The Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo, Uruguay. Rafael Vinoly Architects.

Architizer Best Bus Station

Bus and Train Station Jury Winner: The Yardmaster’s Building in Melbourne, Australia. McBride Charles Ryan.

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Architizer Best Parking Structure

Parking Structure Jury Winner: Bicycle station ICE Bahnhof Erfurt in Erfurt, Germany. Osterwold+Schmidt.

Architizer Theater and Performing Arts Center

Theater and Performing Arts Center Jury Winner: The Dalian International Conference Center in Dalian, China. Coop Himmelb(l)au.

Architizer Best Library

Library Jury Winner: The Horse on the Ceiling in Muenster, Germany. Zauberscho(e)n.

Architizer Best School Building

Kindergarten, Primary, or High School Popular Winner: The UNO Elementary School Soccer Academy in Chicago, Illinois. JGMA.

Architizer Best Government Building

Government Building Popular and Jury Winner: The National Tourist Route Trollstigen in Trollstigen, Norway. Reiulf Ramstad Architects.

Architizer Best Religious Building

Religious Building Popular Winner: The Garden Mausoleum at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota. HGA Architects.

Architizer Best Sports Complex

Sports Complex Jury Winner: The New Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo, Norway. Julien De Smedt Architects.

Architizer Best Residential Low Rise

Residential Low Rise Popular Winner: The Dolomitenblick in Sesto, Italy. Plasma Studio.

Louis Vuitton Pop Up Building

Pop Up Jury Winner: Louis Vuitton – Yayoi Kusama’s Pop Up Store in Selfridges, London, United Kingdom. MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY.

Architizer Bar and Nightclub

Bar and Nightclub Jury Winner: Vinorama in Rivaz, Switzerland. FOURNIER & MACCAGNAN.

Architizer Bar and Nightclub

Bar and Nightclub Popular Winner: ‘Drift’ Lobby Bar in Pattaya, Thailand. Department of ARCHITECTURE.

Architizer Museum

Museum Popular Winner: Soumaya Museum in Granada, Mexico. FREE Fernando Romero Enterprise.

Architizer Health Care and Aging Facilities

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Health Care and Aging Facilities Popular and Jury Winner:
Pool and spa area for a Hotel in Majorca in Majorca, Spain. A2arquitectos.

Architizer Art Gallery

Art Gallery Popular and Jury Winner: DOMUSae, Spaces for Culture in Madrid, Spain. APARICIO + DONAIRE.