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Gallery: Highlights from the 2018 International Architecture Awards

Prince Mahidol Hall, the largest concert hall in Thailand. By Architects 49 Limited and winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Prince Mahidol Hall, the largest concert hall in Thailand. By Architects 49 Limited and winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The Astana Train Station, Kazakhstan, by Tabanlıoğlu Architects, was a winner at the 2018 International Architecture Awards under the "Airports and Transportation Centres" category
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The Astana Train Station, Kazakhstan, by Tabanlıoğlu Architects, was a winner at the 2018 International Architecture Awards under the "Airports and Transportation Centres" category
Beirut Museum of Art, Lebanon, by HW architecture, was a winner under the "Museum and Cultural Buildings" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Beirut Museum of Art, Lebanon, by HW architecture, was a winner under the "Museum and Cultural Buildings" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Bridge House, Port Sydney, Canada by Llama Urban Design was a winner under the "Private Homes" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Bridge House, Port Sydney, Canada by Llama Urban Design was a winner under the "Private Homes" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
The New Norvento Headquarters in Lugo, Spain by Mangado & Asociados S.L. This structure was a winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The New Norvento Headquarters in Lugo, Spain by Mangado & Asociados S.L. This structure was a winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
CHI SHE, Xuhui, Shanghai, China by Archi-Union Architects. One of the winners under the "Museum and Cultural Buildings" at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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CHI SHE, Xuhui, Shanghai, China by Archi-Union Architects. One of the winners under the "Museum and Cultural Buildings" at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Energie- und Zukunftsspeicher Heidelberg, Berlin, Germany by Laboratory for Visionary Architecture Berlin. As the city moves toward renewable energy, this tower will store 19,500 cubic meters of readily available hot water to distribute to the city's dwellers. A winner under the "Energy" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Energie- und Zukunftsspeicher Heidelberg, Berlin, Germany by Laboratory for Visionary Architecture Berlin. As the city moves toward renewable energy, this tower will store 19,500 cubic meters of readily available hot water to distribute to the city's dwellers. A winner under the "Energy" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
EY Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp. This new premium office space has become a landmark for Sydney, with its adaptable workspaces and green tech. A winner under the "Skyscrapers/High rises" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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EY Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp. This new premium office space has become a landmark for Sydney, with its adaptable workspaces and green tech. A winner under the "Skyscrapers/High rises" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
FOM University, Düsseldorf, Germany by J.Mayer. H und Partner, Architekten mbB. This new education center was built to accommodate the burgeoning student population at Germany's largest university. A winner under the "Schools and Universities" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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FOM University, Düsseldorf, Germany by J.Mayer. H und Partner, Architekten mbB. This new education center was built to accommodate the burgeoning student population at Germany's largest university. A winner under the "Schools and Universities" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Headquarters of Métropole Rouen Normandie, Rouen, France by Jacques Ferrier Architecture. This building is inspired by the shapes of the industrial area, including the silhouettes of cranes the bows of the passing ships. A winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Headquarters of Métropole Rouen Normandie, Rouen, France by Jacques Ferrier Architecture. This building is inspired by the shapes of the industrial area, including the silhouettes of cranes the bows of the passing ships. A winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA by Steven Holl Architects with BNIM-2. A winner under the "Schools and Universities" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building expands the performance and rehearsal spaces and features an outdoor plaza with a reflecting pool
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Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA by Steven Holl Architects with BNIM-2. A winner under the "Schools and Universities" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building expands the performance and rehearsal spaces and features an outdoor plaza with a reflecting pool
Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA by Steven Holl Architects with BNIM-2. A winner under the "Schools and Universities" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building expands the performance and rehearsal spaces and features an outdoor plaza with a reflecting pool
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Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA by Steven Holl Architects with BNIM-2. A winner under the "Schools and Universities" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building expands the performance and rehearsal spaces and features an outdoor plaza with a reflecting pool
Löyly Sauna, Helsinki, Finland by Avanto Architects Ltd. A winner under the "Urban Planning/Landscape Architecture" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure is one of only a few public sauna's in the Finnish capital, an important part of the country's history and culture
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Löyly Sauna, Helsinki, Finland by Avanto Architects Ltd. A winner under the "Urban Planning/Landscape Architecture" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure is one of only a few public sauna's in the Finnish capital, an important part of the country's history and culture
The reconstructed Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia by SPEECH, was a winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The reconstructed Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia by SPEECH, was a winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Macquarie University Incubator, North Ryde, NSW, Australia by Architectus. A winner under the "Schools and Universities" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building aims to foster innovative ideas among its students and is constructed largely with timber for its beauty and ability to be deconstructed and reassembled elsewhere
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Macquarie University Incubator, North Ryde, NSW, Australia by Architectus. A winner under the "Schools and Universities" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building aims to foster innovative ideas among its students and is constructed largely with timber for its beauty and ability to be deconstructed and reassembled elsewhere
Maersk Tower, Extension of the Panum Complex at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark by C.F. Møller Architects. A winner under the "Skyscrapers and High Rises " category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building is wrapped in a glass facade to promote a connection with its green surroundings
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Maersk Tower, Extension of the Panum Complex at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark by C.F. Møller Architects. A winner under the "Skyscrapers and High Rises " category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building is wrapped in a glass facade to promote a connection with its green surroundings
Ocean Pond Residence, New York, USA by SheltonMindel. A winner under the "Private Homes" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building is situated on a 42-acre oceanfront block and keeps a low profile to blend in with the landscape
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Ocean Pond Residence, New York, USA by SheltonMindel. A winner under the "Private Homes" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this building is situated on a 42-acre oceanfront block and keeps a low profile to blend in with the landscape
Orange Regional Museum, Orange, New South Wales, Australia by Crone Architects. A winner under the "Museum and Cultural Buildings" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Orange Regional Museum, Orange, New South Wales, Australia by Crone Architects. A winner under the "Museum and Cultural Buildings" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Transformation of some 1914 Boiler Houses at Bilgi University’s Architecture Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey, by Nevzat Sayin Mimarlik Hizmetleri. A winner under the "Restoration/Renovation" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Transformation of some 1914 Boiler Houses at Bilgi University’s Architecture Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey, by Nevzat Sayin Mimarlik Hizmetleri. A winner under the "Restoration/Renovation" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards
SKF Test Centre, Schweinfurt, Germany by Tchoban Voss Architekten GmbH. A winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure is billed as the world's highest-performance test center for large-scale bearings
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SKF Test Centre, Schweinfurt, Germany by Tchoban Voss Architekten GmbH. A winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure is billed as the world's highest-performance test center for large-scale bearings
SKY HABITAT Bishan, Republic of Singapore by Safdie Architect. A winner under the "Skyscrapers/High Rises" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this 38-story complex explores the relationship between high density urban living, community and daylight
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SKY HABITAT Bishan, Republic of Singapore by Safdie Architect. A winner under the "Skyscrapers/High Rises" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this 38-story complex explores the relationship between high density urban living, community and daylight
Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project, Sydney, Australia by Turf Design Studio & Environmental Partnership. A winner under the "Parks and GArdens" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, these bio-retention wetlands are the largest water harvesting project in Sydney
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Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project, Sydney, Australia by Turf Design Studio & Environmental Partnership. A winner under the "Parks and GArdens" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards, these bio-retention wetlands are the largest water harvesting project in Sydney
The Connected House, Boulogne-Billancourt, France by Jakob+Macfarlane, a winner in the "Private Homes" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards. This structure is inspired by natural tree systems, which surround its green suburban home in Paris
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The Connected House, Boulogne-Billancourt, France by Jakob+Macfarlane, a winner in the "Private Homes" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards. This structure is inspired by natural tree systems, which surround its green suburban home in Paris
The Street, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India by Sanjay Puri Architects. A winner in the "Multi-family Housing" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards and home to 800 students
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The Street, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India by Sanjay Puri Architects. A winner in the "Multi-family Housing" category at the 2018 International Architecture Awards and home to 800 students
Touguinhó III House, Vila do Conde, Portugal by Raulino Silva Architect. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this home was constructed on what was a planting field and connects its two floors with the garden via a porch and large windows
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Touguinhó III House, Vila do Conde, Portugal by Raulino Silva Architect. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this home was constructed on what was a planting field and connects its two floors with the garden via a porch and large windows
Triango, Paris, France by karres+brands. A winner under the "Mixed Use" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project reinvents a business park as a dynamic public space with a big emphasis on sustainability
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Triango, Paris, France by karres+brands. A winner under the "Mixed Use" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project reinvents a business park as a dynamic public space with a big emphasis on sustainability
Turanganui Bridge, Gisborne, New Zealand by Monk Mackenzie Architects. A winner under the "Bridges and Infrastructure" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project honors the first point of contact between British explorer Captain James Cook and the Maori people of New Zealand in 1769
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Turanganui Bridge, Gisborne, New Zealand by Monk Mackenzie Architects. A winner under the "Bridges and Infrastructure" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project honors the first point of contact between British explorer Captain James Cook and the Maori people of New Zealand in 1769
X_House, Auckland, New Zealand by Monk Mackenzie Architects. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure is anchored at four points but arches to bridge a natural watercourse running through The Remarkables mountain range
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X_House, Auckland, New Zealand by Monk Mackenzie Architects. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure is anchored at four points but arches to bridge a natural watercourse running through The Remarkables mountain range
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa by Thomas Heatherwick. A winner under the "Restoration and Renovation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project converted a disused rain silo into a new waterfront museum
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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa by Thomas Heatherwick. A winner under the "Restoration and Renovation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project converted a disused rain silo into a new waterfront museum
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa by Thomas Heatherwick. A winner under the "Restoration and Renovation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project converted a disused rain silo into a new waterfront museum
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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa by Thomas Heatherwick. A winner under the "Restoration and Renovation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project converted a disused rain silo into a new waterfront museum
The Astana Train Station, Kazakhstan, by Tabanlıoğlu Architects, was a winner at the 2018 International Architecture Awards under the "Airports and Transportation Centres" category
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The Astana Train Station, Kazakhstan, by Tabanlıoğlu Architects, was a winner at the 2018 International Architecture Awards under the "Airports and Transportation Centres" category
The view beneath the cantilevered roof of the Astana Train Station, Kazakhstan, by Tabanlıoğlu Architects
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The view beneath the cantilevered roof of the Astana Train Station, Kazakhstan, by Tabanlıoğlu Architects
The view beneath the cantilevered roof of the Astana Train Station, Kazakhstan, by Tabanlıoğlu Architects
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The view beneath the cantilevered roof of the Astana Train Station, Kazakhstan, by Tabanlıoğlu Architects
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa by Thomas Heatherwick. A winner under the "Restoration and Renovation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project converted a disused rain silo into a new waterfront museum
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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa by Thomas Heatherwick. A winner under the "Restoration and Renovation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this project converted a disused rain silo into a new waterfront museum
In Bamboo, China, by Archi-Union Architects. A winner under the "Civic Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this community center in the rural Dao Ming Town is made with a 70 percent pre-fabricated timber frame
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In Bamboo, China, by Archi-Union Architects. A winner under the "Civic Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this community center in the rural Dao Ming Town is made with a 70 percent pre-fabricated timber frame
In Bamboo, China, by Archi-Union Architects. A winner under the "Civic Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this community center in the rural Dao Ming Town is made with a 70 percent pre-fabricated timber frame
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In Bamboo, China, by Archi-Union Architects. A winner under the "Civic Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this community center in the rural Dao Ming Town is made with a 70 percent pre-fabricated timber frame
The BE (Bamboo & Earth) friendly space in Quang Ninh, Vietnam, by H&P Architects. A winner under the "Community Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this civic space makes heavy use of bamboo and earth in its construction
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The BE (Bamboo & Earth) friendly space in Quang Ninh, Vietnam, by H&P Architects. A winner under the "Community Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this civic space makes heavy use of bamboo and earth in its construction
The BE (Bamboo & Earth) friendly space in Quang Ninh, Vietnam, by H&P Architects. A winner under the "Community Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this civic space makes heavy use of bamboo and earth in its construction
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The BE (Bamboo & Earth) friendly space in Quang Ninh, Vietnam, by H&P Architects. A winner under the "Community Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this civic space makes heavy use of bamboo and earth in its construction
HIGO, Hokkaidō, Japan, by Nakayama Architects. A winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this three-story buildings is built on a steel frame with thin cork blocks as its exterior, which absorb sound and boost insulation
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HIGO, Hokkaidō, Japan, by Nakayama Architects. A winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this three-story buildings is built on a steel frame with thin cork blocks as its exterior, which absorb sound and boost insulation
HIGO, Hokkaidō, Japan, by Nakayama Architects. A winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this three-story buildings is built on a steel frame with thin cork blocks as its exterior, which absorb sound and boost insulation
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HIGO, Hokkaidō, Japan, by Nakayama Architects. A winner under the "Corporate Buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this three-story buildings is built on a steel frame with thin cork blocks as its exterior, which absorb sound and boost insulation
The Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, by CannonDesign + NEUF architect. A winner under the "Hospitals/Medical Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure features a skybridge that connects the hospital to its nearby logistics tower
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The Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, by CannonDesign + NEUF architect. A winner under the "Hospitals/Medical Centers" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure features a skybridge that connects the hospital to its nearby logistics tower
Wild Coast Tented Lodge in southern Sri Lanka, by Nomadic Resorts. A winner under the "Hotels" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this set of 36 "tents" make up a safari camp alongside the Yala National Park
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Wild Coast Tented Lodge in southern Sri Lanka, by Nomadic Resorts. A winner under the "Hotels" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this set of 36 "tents" make up a safari camp alongside the Yala National Park
Wild Coast Tented Lodge in southern Sri Lanka, by Nomadic Resorts. A winner under the "Hotels" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this set of 36 "tents" make up a safari camp alongside the Yala National Park
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Wild Coast Tented Lodge in southern Sri Lanka, by Nomadic Resorts. A winner under the "Hotels" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this set of 36 "tents" make up a safari camp alongside the Yala National Park
House for Trees, in Hochiminh City, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia architects. A winner under the "Multi-family housing" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this urban dwelling looks to reconnect its city residents with nature and the sprawling rainforests
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House for Trees, in Hochiminh City, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia architects. A winner under the "Multi-family housing" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this urban dwelling looks to reconnect its city residents with nature and the sprawling rainforests
House for Trees, in Hochiminh City, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia architects. A winner under the "Multi-family housing" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this urban dwelling looks to reconnect its city residents with nature and the sprawling rainforests
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House for Trees, in Hochiminh City, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia architects. A winner under the "Multi-family housing" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this urban dwelling looks to reconnect its city residents with nature and the sprawling rainforests
The new Cultural Centre Caixaforum Sevilla, Spain, by Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra Arquitecto, a winner under the "Museums and cultural buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The new Cultural Centre Caixaforum Sevilla, Spain, by Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra Arquitecto, a winner under the "Museums and cultural buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
The new Cultural Centre Caixaforum Sevilla, Spain, by Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra Arquitecto, a winner under the "Museums and cultural buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The new Cultural Centre Caixaforum Sevilla, Spain, by Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra Arquitecto, a winner under the "Museums and cultural buildings" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Grandpa's Cool House is a retirement home in Busan, South Korea and a winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards. By architect-k
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Grandpa's Cool House is a retirement home in Busan, South Korea and a winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards. By architect-k
Grandpa's Cool House is a retirement home in Busan, South Korea and a winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards. By architect-k
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Grandpa's Cool House is a retirement home in Busan, South Korea and a winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards. By architect-k
Grandpa's Cool House is a retirement home in Busan, South Korea and a winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards. By architect-k
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Grandpa's Cool House is a retirement home in Busan, South Korea and a winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards. By architect-k
The Bear Stand Home in Ontario, Canada, by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson offers a forest getaway for a family in Shanghai. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The Bear Stand Home in Ontario, Canada, by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson offers a forest getaway for a family in Shanghai. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
The Bear Stand Home in Ontario, Canada, by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson offers a forest getaway for a family in Shanghai. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The Bear Stand Home in Ontario, Canada, by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson offers a forest getaway for a family in Shanghai. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
The Bear Stand Home in Ontario, Canada, by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson offers a forest getaway for a family in Shanghai. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The Bear Stand Home in Ontario, Canada, by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson offers a forest getaway for a family in Shanghai. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
The Royal Atlantis, by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, in Dubai. Due for completion in 2020, the project was a winner under the "Skyscrapers and High Rises" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The Royal Atlantis, by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, in Dubai. Due for completion in 2020, the project was a winner under the "Skyscrapers and High Rises" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
The Royal Atlantis, by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, in Dubai. Due for completion in 2020, the project was a winner under the "Skyscrapers and High Rises" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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The Royal Atlantis, by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, in Dubai. Due for completion in 2020, the project was a winner under the "Skyscrapers and High Rises" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Prince Mahidol Hall, the largest concert hall in Thailand. By Architects 49 Limited and winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Prince Mahidol Hall, the largest concert hall in Thailand. By Architects 49 Limited and winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Prince Mahidol Hall, the largest concert hall in Thailand. By Architects 49 Limited and winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Prince Mahidol Hall, the largest concert hall in Thailand. By Architects 49 Limited and winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
Prince Mahidol Hall, the largest concert hall in Thailand. By Architects 49 Limited and winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards
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Prince Mahidol Hall, the largest concert hall in Thailand. By Architects 49 Limited and winner under the "Sports and Recreation" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards

Established in 2005, the International Architecture Awards are an annual celebration of the best new ideas across the entire discipline. With the 2018 edition now run and won, let's take a look at some of the finest and freshest creations from around the globe.

The International Architecture Awards is organized by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in partnership with The European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Each year, a jury selects the top new designs and planned projects across a range of categories.

Those categories include corporate buildings, retail, hospitality, health care, educational, and residential, along with renovations, restorations, landscape architecture and urban planning projects. With the 2018 ceremony held in Istanbul, this year's jury was made up of leading Turkish architects.

X_House, Auckland, New Zealand by Monk Mackenzie Architects. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure is anchored at four points but arches to bridge a natural watercourse running through The Remarkables mountain range
X_House, Auckland, New Zealand by Monk Mackenzie Architects. A winner under the "Private Homes" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this structure is anchored at four points but arches to bridge a natural watercourse running through The Remarkables mountain range

The eligibility criteria states that submissions don't necessarily need to be completed projects. They can also include unbuilt projects so long as they were designed after January 1, 2015 and the client is named, so there are a few renderings among the more than 100 projects to receive an award.

All the winners will present framed drawings and photos of their creations for an exhibition titled "The City and the World," which will travel through Europe in 2019. We haven't featured every winner in our gallery here, just those to really catch our eye.

House for Trees, in Hochiminh City, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia architects. A winner under the "Multi-family housing" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this urban dwelling looks to reconnect its city residents with nature and the sprawling rainforests
House for Trees, in Hochiminh City, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia architects. A winner under the "Multi-family housing" category of the 2018 International Architecture Awards, this urban dwelling looks to reconnect its city residents with nature and the sprawling rainforests

"I am delighted with this year's selection which shows a great variety of imagination and ingenuity," says Chicago Athenaeum Museum president Christian Narkiewicz-Laine. "These 100 plus buildings are what the best, new architecture looks like today."

Jump on into the gallery to check out our favorites among the winners.

Source: International Architecture Awards

2 comments
jshaw
I don't suppose we can eliminate all the ones that are boxes with flat roofs? It's been, what, 70+ years now where we get boxes with flat roofs? Isn't anyone else tired of it?
ljaques
I don't know, jshaw. I think I liked the boxes with flat roofs better than most of what they showed there. What I saw was the wrong use of texture and/or color with particular shapes. Some of the more organic shapes looked somehow broken...on purpose (Connected House). Go figure. Berlin's inside-out dishwasher is, um, eye-catching--with wrinkled brow. Lewis Arts Complex looks like a giant gerbil home or ant farm. The Street looks like it'll be called The River during monsoon season. Drips from those windows will splash everywhere after the rain stops, soaking the street once it's not a river. Mowing those yards will be h*ll. Sorry, but I like a modicum of practical with my design. Triango should look interesting once the tents go up in the greenspaces, given the overpopulation in Paris by refugees.