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 Faculty of Style spotlights ten architecture tasks

A pop-up retail outlet made from natural and recycled resources and an Isle of Skye hotel immersed in mother nature are provided in Dezeen’s most current college exhibit by students at the Inchbald University of Layout.


Also showcased is a rectory in the city of Tub transformed into a up to date spouse and children house and a restaurant that brings together Scandinavian great eating with a tapas bar.


College: Inchbald University of Style
Courses: Inchbald Diploma Architectural Inside Layout, BA(Hons) Architectural Inside Style and design and MA Architectural Inside Layout
Tutors: Alan Hughes, Tony Taliadoros, Piers Northam, Corinne Blackburn,

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SPAN Architecture builds Astor Residence on remote Maine coast

New York Town studio SPAN Architecture has accomplished a remote retreat in Maine on a house that includes gardens and a teahouse educated by Chinese architecture.


Named Astor Home, the property is situated on Maine’s rugged coastline, overlooking the waters of Western Bay. Encompassing around 200 acres (80.9 hectares) of land, the home serves as a retreat for a New York Metropolis couple.

The household was created on a home on the Maine coastline

The house the moment belonged to American socialite Brooke Astor, who acquired an early desire in China via her travels as a boy or girl when

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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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DOE AI Professional States New HPC Architecture Is Wanted


Artificial intelligence is taking center phase in the IT marketplace, fueled by the huge expansion in the information being generated and the rising need in HPC and mainstream enterprises for abilities ranging from analytics and automation. AI and machine understanding tackle a good deal of the needs coming from IT.

Given that, it’s not surprising that the see down the street is that shelling out on these kinds of technologies will only increase. IDC analysts are forecasting that global revenue in the AI room, including components, software package, and services, this year will hit $341.8 billion — a 15.2 per

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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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Salvaged wooden wraps Surf House in Santa Cruz by Feldman Architecture

American firm Feldman Architecture has established a cypress-clad, beachfront dwelling that is intended to balance “large structure and a casual Californian aesthetic”.


Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Surf Dwelling is positioned in the central California metropolis of Santa Cruz. The 417-square-metre dwelling serves as a weekend getaway for a San Francisco Bay Region family members with sturdy ties to the coastal town.

The house overlooks the Pacific Ocean in Santa Cruz

The shoppers billed San Francisco’s Feldman Architecture with planning a home that embraced the landscape and adhered to a geologic setback requirement.

They also wanted the

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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.

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© 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 Well being: How Spaces Can Impact Our Psychological Effectively-Currently being

Architecture and Well being: How Areas Can Impact Our Emotional Well-Staying

August 5th is Nationwide Wellbeing Working day in Brazil. Our visitors have now expressed their feeling on how psychology is crucial to build balanced and pleasant areas to live in, and for this explanation, we resolved to examine the impacts of the spatial practical experience on every single person’s perfectly-getting, enhancing excellent of everyday living and lowering mental worry. In other words, architecture not only contributes to actual

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Breathtaking Architecture models from the 2021 A’ Style and design Award that’ll make your jaw fall

Goethe’s phrases “I phone architecture frozen music” could not ring extra true for these 8 structural marvels. If architecture certainly is frozen audio, this short article is a mixtape of 2020-21’s biggest hits.

A component of A’ Design and style Award and Levels of competition‘s winner checklist, these properties are awarded for the uniqueness of the challenge, social impacts, ecosystem friendliness, energy utilization, and other task-certain requirements. Ranging from conceptual styles to residential models, to spas, workplaces, museums, and retail areas, the A’ Style Award covers architecture in its entirety, aside from a huge roster of other types.

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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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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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Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces This Year’s Program

Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces This Year’s Method

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has discovered the calendar for this year’s software of occasions, lectures, workshops and performances discovering how architecture designs communities and towns. Titled The Obtainable Metropolis, this edition aims to emphasize the probable of vacant city regions as group spaces, with the occasion debuting on September 17 at 12 websites across Chicago showcasing 16 interventions that activate unused plots. The tasks are complemented by a collection of outside programming, as nicely as digital

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Philly Transit Company Claims Anti-Homeless Architecture Intended to Battle COVID

Moveable explores the foreseeable future of transportation, infrastructure, strength, and towns.

In Oct, SEPTA, the Philadelphia-space transit company, changed benches in two transit hubs with a distinct form of design. The 25 new “benches” experienced seats at critical angles, devoid of a back, mounted at the top rated of three poles. These modified benches are identified as, for clear factors, “leaners.”

At the time of their installation in the 69th Avenue and Frankford Transportation Facilities, the pilot application been given little consideration. This is likely because it was launched in the middle of the pandemic, when transit ridership was at

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Hunt Studio / Hunt Architecture

Hunt Studio / Hunt Architecture

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Text description offered by the architects. With two younger little ones at household, it turned obvious that our modest 1940’s bungalow was way too modest for our escalating loved ones and architecture observe. We desired much more room and had plenty of it in our backyard. We determined to create an ADU on our home to property our architecture place of work and a visitor suite. At the time, we under no circumstances imagined how useful this variety

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Condominium XVII by Studio Razavi Architecture

Studio Razavi Architecture blends outdated and new to generate a moody, introspective room for a bachelor dwelling in Lyon.

In the bustling city of Lyon, France, lies a uniquely preserved location recognised as the Renaissance District. Layered with an array of cobblestone streets and historical architecture, this neighborhood unsurprisingly attracts site visitors from close to and significantly. Not extended in the past, it also served as the location for one of the most recent undertakings by Studio Razavi Architecture, the renovation of an apartment perched in a historic setting up.

For each the ask for of the firm’s client, a

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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)
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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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Now You Know reserve aims to obstacle racial inequality in architecture

Architecture dialogue platform Sound Advice has gathered essays and interviews from 60 architects and urbanists of colour in a book to emphasize racial inequality in architecture.


Seem Advice 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 guide includes a collection of writings on inequality

The duo produced the publication to establish on the reaction to the murder of Floyd and to make very clear that there is a good deal of function to do to make the constructed surroundings

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WR House / Sharon Weiser Architecture

WR House / Sharon Weiser Architecture

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  • 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

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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 assignments from Countrywide College of Singapore master’s college students

A floating fish farm and a water-dependent Parliament for Bangkok in 2100 are incorporated in Dezeen’s latest school show by students at National University of Singapore.


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


University: Office of Architecture, School of Style and design and Environment
Study course: Masters of Architecture

Faculty statement:

“The NUS M.Arch Display 2021 showcases the thesis assignments of the graduating Grasp of Architecture learners from the National College of Singapore a assortment of daring queries

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Gucci’s Most recent Pop-Up Is All About Japanese Architecture

For the last two months, all eyes have been on Tokyo’s new Kengo Kuma–designed Olympic Stadium, wherever a global symphony of lifestyle, athleticism, and group has united the globe. Like a lot of Kuma’s commanding still sustainable buildings, the wooden-weighty venue is in section an homage to classic Japanese design and style, which prizes harmony between humankind and nature. Nowhere is this prolonged-standing aesthetic benefit more obvious than in Kyoto, an ancient city whose humble buildings continue to attract vacationers and tastemakers alike. And now, Gucci has turn into the most recent corporation to embrace the city’s myriad charms and

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How Architecture Firms Are Using Generative Design Today

How Architecture Firms Are Using Generative Design Today

In May, aec+tech hosted an event on Clubhouse discussing how architects are using generative design in architecture firms today and towards the future. Five guest speakers from reputable architecture and tech start-ups —Zaha Hadid Architects, BIG, Outer Labs, 7fold, and RK Architects— joined the session to share their experiences and insights.

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Arian Hakimi: The Computational Designer Is Not Necessarily the Actual Designer

Changsha Meixihu International Culture and Art Centre / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Virgile Simon Bertrand
Changsha Meixihu International Culture
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