ARCHITECTURE DATABASE Architizer.com makes it a mission to bring great design to the public. Their annual A+ awards aim to expand on this allowing people to “consume” buildings as part of their daily life, letting the public vote on submissions from over 100 countries.
They explain that they think good architecture can be integral to every part of life, from the daily to the monumental…
The winners list runs the gamut of architectural typology and form, ranging from enormous towers to the smallest apartments and nearly everything in between. There are wind-swept memorials, a gallery/house with a pool in the middle of it, “iceberg” apartments in the Baltic, a conference center from the future, a floating chapel, a polka-dotted parametric pop-up, and the most sublime tourist path imaginable — the National Tourist Route Trollstigen by Reiulf Ramstad Architects.
Have a look at some of their 52 award category winners. To be wowed by the full gamut, go to Architizer’s rundown.