Architectural Photography Awards, of the World Architecture Festival, celebrate the best architectural photography from around the world. 2019 saw an impressive 2,000 participant entries from 42 countries. RELATED: 28 PERFECTLY TIMED PHOTOS THAT WILL MAKE YOU LOOK TWICE
This number has now been shortened to just
24 finalists. There are four in each of the four main categories: Exteriors, Interiors, Sense of Place, and Buildings in Use.
The Portfolio category, with the theme of social housing, has six finalists. Finally, the Mobile category, with the theme of shelter, has two finalists.
Here are all the
images shortlisted for your viewing pleasure. Exteriors Generali Tower, Milan, Italy by Zaha Hadid shot by Marco Tagliarino China Resources HQ, Shenzhen, China by Kohn Pedersen Fox shot by Su Zhewei The Twist Museum, Kistefos Sculpture Park, Jevnaker, Norway by Bjarke Ingels Group shot by Laurian Ghinitoiu Interiors The reflection of the main hall in a glass case at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London shot by Thomas Knowles Grundtvig's Church, Copenhagen, Denmark by Peder Jensen-Klint shot by Joris Hoogstede Grundtvig's Church, Copenhagen, Denmark by Peder Jensen-Klint shot by Joris Hoogstede Hill of the Buddha, Makomanai Takino Cemetery Sapporo, Japan by Tadao Ando shot by Vincent Wu Sense of Place The Twist Museum, Kistefos Sculpture Park, Jevnaker, Norway by Bjarke Ingels Group shot by Laurian Ghinitoiu The Museum of Art, Architecture & Technology, Lisbon, Portugal by Amanda Levete shot by Inge Schuster Housing in Irkutsk, Russia shot by Ma ChengRong Aerial view of the Camp Adventure Observation Tower, Gisselfeld Klosters Forest, Denmark by EFFEKT shot by Marco de Groot Buildings in Use Category An office building in Tokyo, Japan shot by Yi-Hsien Lee In Orbit, an art installation by artist Tomás Saraceno, K21 Ständehaus by Kiessler Architekten in Dusseldorf, Germany. Skanderbeg Square, Tirana, Albania by 51N4E shot by Laurian Ghinitoiu The Vessel, New York City, USA by Heatherwick Studio shot by Joan Muñoz Arango Portfolio Category: Social Housing Bairro da Bouça, Porto, Portugal by Álvaro Siza Vieira shot by Claire Tucker Pingdingshan Farmhouse, Pingdingshan, Henang, China by TJAD Original Design Studio shot by Zhang Yong Social housing in Cuba shot by Inge Schuster GHI transformation project - part of the' Cité du Grand Parc' in Bordeaux, France by Lacaton & Vassal, Druot, Hutin shot by Laurian Ghinitoiu Mobile Category: Shelter Seoul City Wall Visitor Pavilion, Seoul, Korea by Jo Jinman Architects shot by Jim Kostecky Hill of the Buddha, Makomanai Takino Cemetery Sapporo, Japan by Tadao Ando shot by Vincent Wu
Napavilions, Xi'an, China by Geoffrey von Oeyen shot by Tan Xiao
Bathing Pavilion Tossols-Basil, Olot, Spain by RCR Arquitectes shot by Tzu Chin Yu