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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Architectural Photographs Body the Stately Contemporary Designs of Church buildings Across Europe

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August 25, 2021

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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 fashionable architecture of dozens of temples across Europe. Identical to earlier photos, Poirier utilizes the very same focal level of the front pulpit and pews in all of the pictures, letting easy comparisons concerning the colors, motifs, and structural aspects of every place. “I selected these spaces for the use of initial elements, present day for their time

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New Sustainable Roofing Substance Can Normally Maintain Buildings Awesome Without having A/C

Turning on the air conditioning to its optimum placing can bring sweet aid. But your resulting electrical power bill? Not so much. What if your residence could remain awesome all on its own—no electrical energy required?

Cooling paper by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern College

Which is the premise of Yi Zheng’s new invention. The affiliate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Northeastern College in Boston has developed a sustainable material that can be utilised to make buildings or other objects capable to hold neat with out relying on regular cooling methods.

Zheng envisions this material, dubbed “cooling paper,” covering the roofs

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