Best New Buildings of 2007
BusinessWeek profiles the top 10
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 6, 2007 1:10 PM CST
The IAC building and the meatpacking district, New York.
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(Newser) – Looks weren't all that mattered to BusinessWeek and Architectural Record in choosing their 2007 architectural awards. "Contribution to business" was important, too. Their top picks:

  1. InterActive Corp. Headquarters, New York—Gehry Partners
  2. Young Center for the Performing Arts, Toronto—Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects
  3. US Census Bureau Headquarters, Suitland, Md.—Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

  1. Navy Federal Credit Union Heritage Oaks Center, Building One, Pensacola, Fla. —ASD
  2. Four Seasons Center for the Performing Arts, Toronto—Diamond & Schmitt Architects
  3. Hearst Tower, New York—Foster + Partners/Gensler
  4. Hubbell Lighting Headquarters, Greenville, SC—McMillan Smith & Partners Architects
  5. SJ Berwin, London—HOK
  6. San Diego Padres Ballpark, San Diego—Antoine Predock Architect/HOK Sports
  7. Gardiner Museum, Toronto—Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects