Dezeen Awards 2021 architecture shortlist reveals world’s best buildings

We are announcing the Dezeen Awards 2021 shortlists this week. Here are the 61 buildings shortlisted in the 12 architecture project categories.


All shortlisted architecture projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the Dezeen Awards website, where you can find an image and more information about the project.

All shortlists to be announced this week

The interiors shortlist will be announced tomorrow, followed by the design shortlist on Wednesday, the sustainability and media shortlists on Thursday, and the studio shortlist on Friday.

Above: Guha in Jakarta, Indonesia, by RAW Architecture is shortlisted in
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Will Refurbishment be the Architectural Specialization of the Future?

Will Refurbishment be the Architectural Specialization of the Future?

The choice of Lacaton & Vassal to receive the 2021 Pritzker Prize was, above all, emblematic. Under the mantra “never demolish, never remove or replace, always add, transform and reuse”, the French duo built a career focused on renovating buildings, providing them with spatial quality, efficiency and new programs. Their approach contrasts with most of the architecture we are used to honoring: iconic, imposing and grandiose works. It also contrasts with the notion of

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Inchbald School of Design spotlights ten architecture projects

A pop-up store made from natural and recycled materials and an Isle of Skye hotel immersed in nature are included in Dezeen’s latest school show by students at the Inchbald School of Design.


Also featured is a rectory in the town of Bath transformed into a contemporary family home and a restaurant that combines Scandinavian fine dining with a tapas bar.


School: Inchbald School of Design
Courses: Inchbald Diploma Architectural Interior Design, BA(Hons) Architectural Interior Design and MA Architectural Interior Design
Tutors: Alan Hughes, Tony Taliadoros, Piers Northam, Corinne Blackburn, Jo Walker and Nick Williamson

School statement:

“Inchbald has over

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Inside Jay-Z’s Shockingly Serene L.A. Office environment

Willo Perron is no stranger to spectacle. More than the several years, the Montreal-born, Los Angeles–based designer, resourceful director, and companion in the company Perron-Roettinger has orchestrated a huge array of reside situations for a lot of of the world’s most influential performers and manufacturers. He has crafted jaw-dropping phase sets for the likes of Rihanna, Kanye West, Girl Gaga, Drake, Florence + the Equipment, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, and a host of other worldwide superstars. He’s collaborated with luminaries of the modern art scene as perfectly as mega-firms like Nike and Samsung. He’s even centered his avant-garde, zeitgeist-surfing eye

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The Architectural, Cultural, and Religious Significance of Minarets

The Architectural, Cultural, and Religious Significance of Minarets

Islamic architecture has long been acknowledged as one of the most significant and influential typologies that translates the religion’s core teachings and beliefs into structures. One of the most striking characteristics of architecture in the Islamic world is the focus on interior spaces. Whether it is a methodical organization of interior layouts to make use of natural light and ventilation, or the intricate detailing of ornamentation through carvings and paintings, the contrast between exterior and interior is palpable. However, one particular

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SPAN Architecture builds Astor Home on remote Maine coast

New York Town studio SPAN Architecture has finished a remote retreat in Maine on a property that contains gardens and a teahouse informed by Chinese architecture.


Named Astor Residence, the residence is located on Maine’s rugged coastline, overlooking the waters of Western Bay. Encompassing around 200 acres (80.9 hectares) of land, the residence serves as a retreat for a New York City pair.

The property was constructed on a residence on the Maine shoreline

The residence when belonged to American socialite Brooke Astor, who acquired an early desire in China as a result of her travels as a youngster when

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10 modern-day architectural transformations of old buildings | Information

In situation you haven’t checked out Archinect’s Pinterest boards in a even though, we have compiled ten not long ago pinned visuals from excellent assignments on numerous Archinect Agency and Persons profiles.

Modern top rated visuals (in no specific get) are from the board Previous+New.

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↑ Queen Richmond Centre West in Toronto, Canada by Sweeny&Co Architects

↑ Stavros Niarchos Basis Library in New York, NY by Mecanoo and Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP Photograph: John Bartelstone

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K House / OSO Architecture

K House / OSO Architecture

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 
    96 m²

  • Year Completion year of this architecture project
    Year: 

    2020


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© Atelier Vincent Hecht

Text description provided by the architects. K House is situated in a dense urban neighborhood and faces a busy railway. The client’s family, who had lived on the site for several generations, saw the town grow from a quiet coastal suburb to a popular tourist destination. Now retired, the client wanted a spacious,

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Glass Chip Is Key to New Quantum Architecture

While machine learning has been around a long time, deep learning has taken on a life of its own lately. The reason for that has mostly to do with the increasing amounts of computing power that have become widely available—along with the burgeoning quantities of data that can be easily harvested and used to train neural networks.

The amount of computing power at people’s fingertips started growing in leaps and bounds at the turn of the millennium, when graphical processing units (GPUs) began to be
harnessed for nongraphical calculations, a trend that has become increasingly pervasive over the past

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Architectural Shots Frame the Stately Modern day Layouts of Church buildings Throughout Europe



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Saint-Martin de Donges, France (Jean Dorian, 1957). All photos © Thibaud Poirier, shared with authorization

French photographer Thibaud Poirier carries on his Sacred Areas series by capturing the modern architecture of dozens of temples across Europe. Very similar to before images, Poirier employs the exact focal place of the front pulpit and pews in all of the photos, enabling simple comparisons involving the colours, motifs, and structural information of each locale. “I chosen these spaces for the use of authentic materials, modern-day for their time in sacred

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DOE AI Specialist Suggests New HPC Architecture Is Wanted


Synthetic intelligence is taking center phase in the IT industry, fueled by the huge growth in the facts getting produced and the increasing need to have in HPC and mainstream enterprises for capabilities ranging from analytics and automation. AI and equipment discovering address a ton of the requires coming from IT.

Given that, it is not shocking that the perspective down the highway is that paying on these types of technologies will only improve. IDC analysts are forecasting that world-wide income in the AI area, together with hardware, software, and companies, this yr will strike $341.8 billion — a 15.2

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Ten architecture projects from students at Tulane University

A skyscraper that aims to break the mould of environmentally insensitive towers and a project that reimagines the American dream are included in Dezeen’s latest school show by students at Tulane University.


Also included is a project that will convert ten miles of Lower Manhattan’s waterfront into flood-protection infrastructure, and a climate-adaptive urban model that also responds to rising sea levels.


School: Tulane School of Architecture
Courses: ARCH 5590 / 6990 – Thesis Studio
Tutors: Cordula Roser Gray, Ammar Eloueini and Benjamin J Smith

School statement:

“The Tulane School of Architecture in New Orleans generates and applies knowledge that addresses

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Four of the Best Winery Architecture Firms Today

Wine and sophisticated design often go hand in hand, and architecture firms are earning stellar reputations for their innovative and artful winery projects. It’s a complicated challenge that requires designers to respond to the landscape, fulfill the demands of a working production facility and visitor center, and give shape to the personal vision of the winemaker.

Here are four of the best architecture firms currently working in the winery world.

Olson Kundig 

Seattle-based Olson Kundig won a 2021 American Institute of Architects National Architecture Honor Award for its design of Martin’s Lane Winery. Perched on a hillside overlooking Lake

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Villa M / Triptyque Architecture

Villa M / Triptyque Architecture

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© Michel Denancé

Text description provided by the architects. A naturalistic manifest: this is the definition of Villa M, a mixed-use complex to be inaugurated on September 15th,2021, in Boulevard Pasteur, in the Parisian borough of Montparnasse. Designed by French-Brazilian architecture agency Triptyque Architecture, the project aims to create a new pact between city, nature, and health.

© Michel Denancé
© Michel Denancé

The building, a dynamic healthcare-focused center, stands out with its living facade whose geometry is formed by metallic structure beams, conceived

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Architecture and Health: How Spaces Can Affect Our Emotional Well-Being

Architecture and Well being: How Areas Can Impression Our Psychological Perfectly-Staying

August 5th is Nationwide Health Day in Brazil. Our audience have previously expressed their view on how psychology is essential to make balanced and enjoyable spaces to dwell in, and for this cause, we determined to take a look at the impacts of the spatial knowledge on every single person’s perfectly-remaining, improving top quality of lifetime and reducing mental pressure. In other text, architecture not only contributes

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Spectacular Architecture patterns from the 2021 A’ Design Award that’ll make your jaw drop

Goethe’s phrases “I simply call architecture frozen music” could not ring much more true for these 8 structural marvels. If architecture definitely is frozen music, this short article is a mixtape of 2020-21’s biggest hits.

A portion of A’ Design Award and Competitiveness‘s winner checklist, these structures are awarded for the uniqueness of the task, social impacts, atmosphere friendliness, electrical power utilization, and other task-unique standards. Ranging from conceptual models to residential models, to spas, offices, museums, and retail areas, the A’ Structure Award addresses architecture in its entirety, apart from a huge roster of other groups. Not

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Material Passports: How Embedded Data Can Rethink Architecture and Design

Material Passports: How Embedded Data Can Rethink Architecture and Design

Too often buildings end up as waste at the end of their lifecycle. How can the built environment move towards a circular economy, and in turn, reimagine how valuable materials are tracked and recycled? Looking to address this issue, material passports are one idea that involves rethinking how materials are recovered during renovation and demolition for reuse. The result is when a building is ready to be demolished, it

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The newest NCARB report reveals how architectural instruction adjusted in 2020 | News

The Nationwide Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has revealed new data supplying insights into the growth of architectural instruction during the 2019/2020 academic year. As element of their tenth yearly NCARB by the Numbers report, NCARB examined the range of people today starting, continuing, and graduating from architectural schooling all over the academic yr as very well as facts on demographics.

Over-all, the number of new and total enrollments in NAAB-accredited packages ongoing to increase for the 2019/2020 tutorial calendar year, as did the variety of graduates. 7,968 new college students enrolled in an NAAB method in the 2019/2020

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Lucas Cavalcanti on Using Clojure, Microservices, Hexagonal Architecture and Public Cloud at Nubank





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Charles Humble: Hello, and welcome to the InfoQ Podcast. I’m Charles Humble. One of the co-hosts to the show. And editor in chief at Cloud Native Consultancy Firm Container Solutions. My guest today is Lucas Cavalcanti. Lucas is a Principal Engineer at Nubank, which is the leading FinTech in Latin America and has become the most valuable digital bank in the world. He gave a talk at QCON Plus in May of this year, called Architecting Software for Leverage. And

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Dewan Award for Architecture Opens Call for Entries, Encouraging Emerging Architects to Address Homelessness in Iraq

Dewan Award for Architecture Opens Call for Entries, Encouraging Emerging Architects to Address Homelessness in Iraq

Dewan Award for Architecture Opens Call for Entries,
Encouraging Emerging Architects to Address Homelessness in Iraq

The award invites architects to submit building design proposals that support homeless girls’ health, education, and psychosocial needs

Abu Dhabi — Reinforcing its mission to empower emerging architects and promote design as a tool for social good, architecture and engineering firm Dewan has officially launched its annual architecture award – a global competition focused on tackling pressing societal issues

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Philly Transit Agency Statements Anti-Homeless Architecture Intended to Battle COVID

Moveable explores the upcoming of transportation, infrastructure, electricity, and towns.

In October, SEPTA, the Philadelphia-region transit agency, changed benches in two transit hubs with a distinctive type of style. The 25 new “benches” had seats at extreme angles, with out a back, mounted at the prime of 3 poles. These modified benches are identified as, for evident causes, “leaners.”

At the time of their installation in the 69th Avenue and Frankford Transportation Centers, the pilot program received very little awareness. This is likely simply because it was introduced in the center of the pandemic, when transit ridership was at an

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Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces This Year’s Plan

Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces This Year’s System

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has discovered the calendar for this year’s method of events, lectures, workshops and performances checking out how architecture styles communities and towns. Titled The Offered Metropolis, this edition aims to spotlight the opportunity of vacant urban parts as neighborhood areas, with the function debuting on September 17 at 12 sites across Chicago featuring 16 interventions that activate unused plots. The jobs are complemented by a series of out of doors

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Condominium XVII by Studio Razavi Architecture

Studio Razavi Architecture blends old and new to build a moody, introspective space for a bachelor residing in Lyon.

In the bustling city of Lyon, France, lies a uniquely preserved space regarded as the Renaissance District. Layered with an array of cobblestone streets and historical architecture, this community unsurprisingly draws people from around and far. Not prolonged in the past, it also served as the setting for 1 of the newest undertakings by Studio Razavi Architecture, the renovation of an condominium perched in a historic building.

For every the request of the firm’s shopper, a younger scientist, the architects modernized

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L2 House / Kaboom Architecture

L2 House / Kaboom Architecture

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Text description provided by the architects. On an outstanding site, at the foot of the Sainte Victoire, was a house with serious structural issues, and not taking any advantage of the beauty of the location. As a consequence, the major part of this house has been demolished and built again at the same place, but differently.

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© Stephane Aboudaram/we are Content(s)

This single-story house is perfectly compatible with every

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Shelter Architecture: The Subjective Aspects of Migrant and Refugee Settlement Projects

Shelter Architecture: The Subjective Aspects of Migrant and Refugee Settlement Projects

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, estimates that global forced displacement surpassed 80 million in 2020, which is more than one percent of humanity. Five countries account for 67 percent of people displaced across borders: Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan, and Myanmar. Reasons can vary from war conflicts to economic, political, or environmental conflicts and crises.

Although it is a global phenomenon based on geopolitical, legal, and

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