The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlist of projects running for their 2016 awards.
Now in its ninth year, the festival has seen a record number of entries for November’s event, resulting in a shortlist of 343 designs, based in 58 countries, competing to come out on top in one of the 32 categories.
Ranging from private homes to housing projects and schools to large-scale commercial developments, the designs cover a width and breadth of styles and cultures, with design practices from 42 nations involved in the competition.
Here is a look at the nominees for Housing – Future Projects and Residential – Future Projects; the latter is sponsored by German bathroom manufacturer Grohe.
House – Future Projects
Flood House – Cox Rayner Architects Brisbane, Australia
St Mary’s Somerset Tower – Pilbrow & Partners London, UK
House for an Introvert, House for an Extrovert – Neri&Hu Design and Research Office Shanghai, China
Arthur Residence – 5468796 Architecture Regina, Canada
Rangoli House – Mangera Yvars Architects Bangalore, India
House on the Elephant Hills – Architecture + Interior Design Tamil Nadu, India
Residential – Future Projects – Sponsored by Grohe
Vincom Landmark 81 – Atkins China Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Bolindersplan – Utopia Arkitekter Stockholm, Sweden
Wellness Residences BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group Hualien, Taiwan
Canaletto – UNStudio London, UK
Shorefront – RT+Q Architects Penang, Malaysia
The Diamond, London Bridge – Pilbrow & Partners London, UK
Wardian London – Glenn Howells Architects London, UK
Weston Street Allford Hall Monaghan Morris London, UK
River Beech Tower – Perkins + Will, Thornton Tomasetti, University of Cambridge Chicago, USA
Aarohan – Wow Architects Gurgaon, India
Uptown – Design and More International Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Muscat 1129 EAA – Emre Arolat Architecture Muscat, Oman
Grand Tower – Magnus Kaminiarz & Cie. Frankfurt, Germany
BSF Residential – Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos Mexico City, Mexico
Hornsbruksgatan – Utopia Arkitekter Stockholm, Sweden
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