HDR Earns Top Marks in World Architecture 100 Rankings

HDR has once again come away with top marks in the World Architecture 100 rankings, released earlier this week. The rankings, produced by Building Design, a leading architecture publication based in the UK, survey the world's largest architecture practices to create one of the most respected annual reports in the industry.

HDR was ranked the 6th largest global design firm, jumping five places from last year's rankings. The firm also earned the top spot the in Healthcare market, and ranked in the top ten in four regions: North America, Central and Eastern Europe, Australasia, and the Middle East.


Overview of HDR's World Architecture 100 rankings:

No.  6 - Top 100 Global Design Firms


  • No. 1 – Central and Eastern Europe
  • No. 2 – North America
  • No. 5 – Australasia
  • No. 10 – Middle East


  • No. 1 – Healthcare
  • No. 3 – Science
  • No. 5 – Government
  • No. 7 – Education


  • No. 3 – Product Design
  • No. 3 – Consulting
  • No. 3 – Engineering
  • No. 5 – Architectural Services
  • No. 5 – Landscape Architecture
  • No. 8 – Interior Design

The World Architecture 100 is considered the definitive global survey in the architecture field. The rankings are created based on the results of a survey sent to architecture practices worldwide. Firms are evaluated and ranked based on presence in sectors and regions, as well as the number of architects employed.