Just in last two decades we have seen tremendous growth in Architecture and Construction. The 21st-century Architect is no longer just serving the needs of safety and security; instead they are representative of values of the culture and the individuals that form the culture. With technological evolution, Architecture is finding expressions that would have been deemed impossible and unrealistic a few decades back.

We are moving into an era of highly creative and environmentally conscious Architecture. Here are the 100 Best Architecture projects of the 21st Century. The list is segregated on the basis of Locations.

Africa
1. Bosjes Chapel

Architect: Steyn Studio
Built: 2016
Location: Worcester, South Africa
Purpose: Chapel

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - Bosjes Chapel, Worcester, South Africa by Steyn Studio.
21st Century Architecture Designs – Bosjes Chapel, Worcester, South Africa by Steyn Studio.

Asia
2. 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

Architect: Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa
Built: 2005
Location: Ishikawa, Japan.
Purpose: Museum

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Japan

3. National Center for the Performing Arts

Architect: Paul Andreu
Built: 2007
Location: Beijing, China
Purpose: Art Centre

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing, China
National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing, China

4. Tama Art University Library

Architect: Toyo Ito
Built: 2007

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Purpose: Academy Library for Tama Art University

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - Tama Art University Library, Tokyo Japan. Most Striking Buildings in Tokyo Japan
Most Striking Buildings in Tokyo Japan. Tama Art University Library, Tokyo Japan.

5. Beijing National Stadium

Architect: Herzong & De Meuron
Built: 2008
Location: Beijing, China
Purpose: Stadium

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - Beijing National Stadium, China
21st Century Architecture Designs – Beijing National Stadium, China

6. Burj Khalifa

Architect: Skidmore, Owings And Merrill
Built: 2009
Location: Dubai, UAE
Purpose: Mixed Use Skyscraper

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - Burj Khalifa, Dubai , United Arab Emirates
21st Century Architecture Projects – Burj Khalifa, Dubai , United Arab Emirates

7. CMG Headquarters

Architect: Rem Koolhaas
Built: 2008
Location: Beijing, China
Purpose: Headquarters for China Media Group.

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - CMG Headquarters, Chaoyang, China
21st Century Architecture Projects – CMG Headquarters, Chaoyang, China

8. Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Architect: Zaha Hadid
Built: 2009
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Purpose: Urban Development Landmark

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul South Korea designed by Zaha Hadid
21st Century Architecture Projects – Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul South Korea designed by Zaha Hadid

9. Television Cultural Center

Architect: Rem Koolhaas and Ole Scheeren

Built: 2009
Location: Beijing, China
Purpose: Mixed Use Building.

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - Television Cultural Center, Chaoyang Qu, China
21st Century Architecture Designs – Television Cultural Center, Chaoyang Qu, China designed by Rem Koolhaas and Ole Scheeren

10. Virasat-e-Khalsa

Architect: Moshe Safdie
Built: 2009
Location: Punjab, India
Purpose: Museum

100 Best Architecture Projects of the 21st Century - Virasat-E-Khalsa Anandpur Sahib, Punjab, India by Moshe Safdie
21st Century Architecture Designs – Virasat-E-Khalsa Anandpur Sahib, Punjab, India designed by Moshe Safdie
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