When asked by Vanity Fair to choose the five most important works of architecture created since 1980, 52 [unnamed] experts named 132 different structures.
To see the top 21 works, listed in order of popularity, view V.F.’s slideshow here.
Disclosure: As the long-reigning Foursquare ‘mayor’ of Houston’s Menil Park, I feel compelled to point out that the Renzo Piano-designed Menil Collection building (housing the museum) ranked at #2, behind Frank Gehry’s Bilbao Museum. ;-)
Menil Collection photo credit: Paul Hester