2020 results

by MAD

Public vote winner for architect of the year: MAD is a global architecture firm with offices in Beijing, Los Angeles, Rome and Jiaxing.

Founded in 2004 by Ma Yansong, MAD is a global firm exploring a type of "dream architecture" that opens up a dialogue with nature. It is committed to creating a vision for future cities, based on the spiritual and emotional needs of its inhabitants.

MAD imagines how architecture can form a stronger relationship between humans and nature in connection to history – challenging people's emotions and feelings through visionary works that transport them to another time and place.

Architect: MAD
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