Year in Review: 2015 Defining Moments in Design

BIG x Heatherwick Google Campus. Rendering courtesy of Google / BIG / Heatherwick Studio.

End in sight for Calatrava's WTC station. Photography courtesy of WTCProgress.

3D printing for building applications. Photography by Wei Zhiyang/Caixin.

Frei Otto posthumously awarded Pritzker Prize. Photography courtesy of Pritzker Prize.

Opening of the Downtown Whitney. Photography by Karin Jobst, courtesy of the Whitney Museum.

Denver Central Library by Michael Graves (1934-2015). Photography courtesy of Grounds for Sculpture.

EXPO 2015. Photography courtesy of EXPO 2015. 

Chicago Architecture Biennial. Photography by Iwan Baan.

NYC Microapartments nearly complete. Image courtesy of Stage 3 Properties (via Wired).

Diller Scofido + Renfro's Broad Museum in Los Angeles. Photography by Iwan Baan.

Newson's Lockeed Lounge sells for a record $3.7 million. Photography courtesy of Marc Newson.

Japan cancels Zaha Hadid's Tokyo Stadium design. Rendering courtesy of Japan Sports Council.

Frank Lloyd Wright UNESCO World Heritage Site Nomination. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Image © Flickr CC user Richard Anderson.

Architecture for Humanity files for bankruptcy. Collège Mixte Le Bon Berger — one of Architecture for Humanity's completed projects in Haiti. Image courtesy of Architecture for Humanity. 

Venturi & Scott Brown receive AIA Gold Medal. Photography by Frank Hanswijk.