the year in architecture
dec 22, 2008
the year in architecture


the beijing national stadium by herzog & de meuron

the new yorker architecture critic paul goldberger has posted his most recent article which lists his favourite
buildings of the past year. the list features many of the year’s high profile new structures and a few not so
well-known. designboom covered all but one of goldberger’s favourites, that exception being the cathedral
of christ the light
in oakland, california by skidmore, owings and merril. also on the list were two restorations,
the arts building at yale university and a synagogue in new york. the other odd man out was olufar elliasson’s
waterfall project in new york. the new york times critic nicolai ouroussoff also has a run down of the year in
architecture with a new york city focus. here is the complete set of links for all of this year’s top buildings
on designboom, including a few bonus links.

links

the beijing national stadium by herzog & de meuron
beijing terminal 3 by foster + partners
china’s central tv headquarters facade complete by oma
‘the california academy of sciences’ by renzo piano opens
new york new museum by SANAA
the art gallery of ontario by frank gehry

bonus links

‘museum of islamic arts’ by i.m. pei
the ‘westside project’ by daniel libeskind


beijing terminal 3 by foster + partners


new york new museum by SANAA


the art gallery of ontario by frank gehry


‘the california academy of sciences’ by renzo piano


‘museum of islamic arts’ by i.m. pei


the ‘westside project’ by daniel libeskind


cathedral of christ the light by SOM


china’s central tv headquarters by oma

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