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 College of Style and design spotlights 10 architecture assignments

A pop-up retail store built from organic and recycled elements and an Isle of Skye hotel immersed in nature are bundled in Dezeen’s most current school display by pupils at the Inchbald College of Design.


Also highlighted is a rectory in the town of Tub remodeled into a present-day spouse and children household and a cafe that combines Scandinavian great eating with a tapas bar.


School: Inchbald University of Design and style
Classes: Inchbald Diploma Architectural Inside Structure, BA(Hons) Architectural Interior Design and MA Architectural Interior Design and style
Tutors: Alan Hughes, Tony Taliadoros, Piers Northam, Corinne Blackburn, Jo Walker

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SPAN Architecture builds Astor Home on distant Maine coast

New York Town studio SPAN Architecture has completed a remote retreat in Maine on a assets that includes gardens and a teahouse informed by Chinese architecture.


Named Astor Home, the house is positioned 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 Town few.

The property was created on a property on the Maine coastline

The home the moment belonged to American socialite Brooke Astor, who attained an early fascination in China as a result of her travels as a baby

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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 Suggests New HPC Architecture Is Essential


Synthetic intelligence is getting heart phase in the IT market, fueled by the huge advancement in the details remaining generated and the growing have to have in HPC and mainstream enterprises for abilities ranging from analytics and automation. AI and machine learning deal with a large amount of the needs coming from IT.

Supplied that, it is not astonishing that the look at down the street is that paying on these systems will only raise. IDC analysts are forecasting that world-wide revenue in the AI place, together with hardware, application, and expert services, this year will hit $341.8 billion —

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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 wood wraps Surf Home in Santa Cruz by Feldman Architecture

American firm Feldman Architecture has developed a cypress-clad, beachfront dwelling that is meant to balance “substantial design and style and a informal Californian aesthetic”.


Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Surf House is situated in the central California town of Santa Cruz. The 417-sq.-metre dwelling serves as a weekend getaway for a San Francisco Bay Spot spouse and children with powerful ties to the coastal town.

The dwelling overlooks the Pacific Ocean in Santa Cruz

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

They

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Villa M / Triptyque Architecture

Villa M / Triptyque Architecture

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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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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 Wellbeing: How Areas Can Effects Our Psychological Well-Becoming

Architecture and Overall health: How Areas Can Impression Our Psychological Nicely-Being

August 5th is National Overall health Working day in Brazil. Our viewers have currently expressed their view on how psychology is crucial to develop nutritious and enjoyable areas to reside in, and for this cause, we decided to check out the impacts of the spatial knowledge on every person’s properly-remaining, increasing top quality of existence and cutting down mental anxiety. In other phrases, architecture not only contributes

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Spectacular Architecture layouts from the 2021 A’ Structure Award that’ll make your jaw drop

Goethe’s text “I connect with architecture frozen music” couldn’t ring a lot more real for these 8 structural marvels. If architecture really is frozen audio, this short article is a mixtape of 2020-21’s finest hits.

A section of A’ Layout Award and Opposition‘s winner list, these properties are awarded for the uniqueness of the undertaking, social impacts, natural environment friendliness, electricity utilization, and other task-specific criteria. Ranging from conceptual types to residential units, to spas, offices, museums, and retail spaces, the A’ Structure Award covers architecture in its entirety, aside from a extensive 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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Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces This Year’s Plan

Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces This Year’s System

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has revealed the calendar for this year’s program of events, lectures, workshops and performances discovering how architecture designs communities and towns. Titled The Available City, this version aims to spotlight the probable of vacant urban spots as group areas, with the function debuting on September 17 at 12 internet sites across Chicago featuring 16 interventions that activate unused plots. The assignments are complemented by a series of outdoor programming, as

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Philly Transit Agency Claims Anti-Homeless Architecture Meant to Beat COVID

Moveable explores the potential of transportation, infrastructure, electrical power, and cities.

In October, SEPTA, the Philadelphia-location transit agency, changed benches in two transit hubs with a different type of style and design. The 25 new “benches” had seats at serious angles, without having a again, mounted at the top rated of 3 poles. These modified benches are termed, for obvious motives, “leaners.”

At the time of their installation in the 69th Avenue and Frankford Transportation Centers, the pilot software received little attention. This is most likely for the reason that it was introduced in the center of the pandemic, when

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Hunt Studio / Hunt Architecture

Hunt Studio / Hunt Architecture

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Textual content description furnished by the architects. With two youthful kids at house, it turned crystal clear that our modest 1940’s bungalow was far too compact for our developing household and architecture observe. We wanted a lot more area and experienced a good deal of it in our yard. We made the decision to develop an ADU on our property to residence our architecture workplace and a guest suite. At the time, we in no way imagined how

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Condominium XVII by Studio Razavi Architecture

Studio Razavi Architecture blends aged and new to make a moody, introspective place for a bachelor dwelling in Lyon.

In the bustling town of Lyon, France, lies a uniquely preserved location known as the Renaissance District. Layered with an array of cobblestone streets and historical architecture, this neighborhood unsurprisingly attracts readers from near and far. Not lengthy ago, it also served as the location for 1 of the latest undertakings by Studio Razavi Architecture, the renovation of an apartment perched in a historic developing.

Per the ask for of the firm’s customer, a young scientist, the architects modernized the 860-sq.-foot

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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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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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Audio Guidance founders Joseph Henry and Pooja Agrawal assembled the ebook, titled Now You Know, in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the #BlackoutTuesday.

Now You Know reserve has a collection of writings on inequality

The duo established the publication to build 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 ecosystem

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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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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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Radio Garage / studio architecture & design O.M.SHUMELDA

Radio Garage / studio architecture & design O.M.SHUMELDA

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Text description provided by the architects. The municipal space “Radio Garage” is a media art center, an experimental gallery for temporary exhibitions in the focus of radio art, sound art, VR-art, interactive media.

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The building of Lviv Radio was built in 1912–1913 according to the project of architect Adolf Piller. This is an example of early modernist architecture with motifs of Art Nouveau, Neo-Gothic and Art Nouveau. Once – a tenement house, later

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