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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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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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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K House / OSO Architecture

K House / OSO Architecture

© Atelier Vincent Hecht© Atelier Vincent HechtCourtesy of OSOCourtesy of OSO+ 24


  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 
    96 m²

  • Year Completion year of this architecture project
    Year: 

    2020


  • Photographs Photographs:  Atelier Vincent Hecht
© Atelier Vincent Hecht
© 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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StudiosC Architecture Reveals Interior Renderings for 260 Gold Street in Downtown Brooklyn

Renderings from StudiosC Architecture offer a look at the interior spaces of 260 Gold Street, a new 13-story residential property in Downtown Brooklyn. As described by the project team, the interiors were designed to create a sense of simple elegance with minimal adornments or accessories.

Rendering of residential lobby at 260 Gold Street – StudiosC Architecture

Rendering of residential lobby at 260 Gold Street - StudiosC Architecture

Rendering of residential lobby at 260 Gold Street – StudiosC Architecture

Rendering of resident lounge at 260 Gold Street - StudiosC Architecture

Rendering of resident lounge at 260 Gold Street – StudiosC Architecture

The building is designed by J Frankl Architects and comprises roughly 260,000 square feet with 287 rental apartments. The most impressive design

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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
© 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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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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© Stephane Aboudaram/we are Content(s)
© Stephane Aboudaram/we are Content(s)

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.

© Stephane Aboudaram/we are Content(s)
© Stephane Aboudaram/we are Content(s)
© Stephane Aboudaram/we are Content(s)
© 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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Now You Know guide aims to problem racial inequality in architecture

Architecture discussion system Seem Advice has collected essays and interviews from 60 architects and urbanists of colour in a ebook to spotlight racial inequality in architecture.


Seem Tips founders Joseph Henry and Pooja Agrawal assembled the e book, titled Now You Know, in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the #BlackoutTuesday.

Now You Know e-book incorporates a collection of writings on inequality

The duo developed the publication to build on the response to the murder of Floyd and to make apparent that there is a whole lot of function to do to make the crafted surroundings

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Clever Paper Cutouts by Paperboyo Remodel Architecture and Landmarks into Amusing Scenes



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Wealthy McCor (aka Paperboyo) has a way of imagining the probable for quirkiness and whimsy in present architecture. Employing vacationer sights, landmarks, and city settings as his backdrops, the Brighton-primarily based artist and photographer (previously) dreams up amusing scenes that he fashions with specific angles and black paper cutouts: the Arc de Triomphe playfully morphs into a substantial LEGO figure, an upside-down shot of Regent Street gets to be a boat canal, and the King’s Location facade functions

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WR House / Sharon Weiser Architecture

WR House / Sharon Weiser Architecture

© Oded Smadar© Oded Smadar© Oded Smadar© Oded Smadar+ 23


  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 
    400 m²

  • Year Completion year of this architecture project
    Year: 

    2020


  • Photographs Photographs:  Oded Smadar

  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project


  • Lead Architect:


    Sharon Weiser

© Oded Smadar
© Oded Smadar

Text description provided by the architects. This is a story about a home and the family that lives in it. It’s a story about eucalyptus that was planted here 50 years ago. A story about lightning and industrial structure and a desire

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Norwich University presents 15 design and architecture student projects

Brightly-coloured knitted lungs and an artists’ retreat feature in Dezeen’s latest school show by design and architecture students from Norwich University of the Arts.


Also included is a creative co-working space designed to enhance people’s wellbeing and a regenerative community hub tackling loneliness and age segregation.


School: Faculty of Design and Architecture, Norwich University of the Arts
Courses: BA (Hons) Textile Design, BA (Hons) Interior Design, BA (Hons) Architecture
Tutors: Associate Professor Kate Farley, Lucy Robertson, Jill Rodgers, Les Bicknell Benjamin Salter and Raymond Quek

School statement:

“Norwich University of the Arts is a dynamic and creative community providing arts,

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Ten architecture jobs from Countrywide University of Singapore master’s students

A floating fish farm and a water-based Parliament for Bangkok in 2100 are bundled in Dezeen’s latest school show by learners at National College of Singapore.


Also provided is a task to repurpose telephone exchange buildings as infrastructures of counter-surveillance and a park with architectural innovations added to recreate the spatial language of cruising.


Faculty: Office of Architecture, School of Style and Environment
Course: Masters of Architecture

College statement:

“The NUS M.Arch Display 2021 showcases the thesis assignments of the graduating Grasp of Architecture learners from the Countrywide College of Singapore a selection of bold inquiries and propositions exhibiting

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