Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture shortlist reveals world's best buildings
The shortlists for Dezeen Awards 2020 are being announced this week, starting today with the 64 architecture projects that are in the running for awards in 12 different 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 and the studio shortlist on Thursday.
Vote for your favourite project next week
For the first time ever, Dezeen Awards is introducing a public vote after the shortlist announcements, so readers can choose their favourite projects from 14 September onwards! Projects with the highest number of votes in their category will win.
Shortlisted architecture projects this year are from 23 countries across the globe, including Iran, Costa Rica, Japan, Vietnam and Chile.
China is the country where the most shortlisted projects are located, with seven buildings on the list. They were selected from the 302 longlisted projects announced last month by judges including Norman Foster, Farshid Moussavi, Patrik Schumacher and Annabelle Selldorf.
The winner of each project category will be announced online in October. All ten winners will then go on to compete for the title of architecture project of the year.
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Below is the full architecture shortlist:
› Bismarck House, Bondi, Australia, by Andrew Burges Architects
› Sky House, An Phu, Vietnam, by MIA Design Studio
› Forest House, Chatuchak, Thailand, by Shma Company
› Daita, Setagayaku, Japan, by Suzuko Yamada Architects
› Thang House, Da Nang City, Vietnam, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Browse all projects on the urban house shortlist page.
› No Footprint House, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, by A-01
› Casa Naila, El Puertecito, Mexico, by Baaq
› Devon Passivhaus, London, UK, by McLean Quinlan
› Daylesford Longhouse, Victoria, Australia, by Partners Hill
› The Red Roof, Tinh Chau, Vietnam, by Taa Design
Browse all projects on the rural house shortlist page.
› Wohnregal, Berlin, Germany, by FAR
› The Borderless Community of Zi Ni, Zi Ni, China, by FEI Architects
› Eden, Singapore, Singapore, by Heatherwick Studio
› VDC, Chave, Portugal, by Summary
› Zellige, Nantes, France, by Tectōne + Tact Architectes
Browse all projects on the housing project shortlist page.
› Bismarck House, Bondi, Australia, by Andrew Burges Architects
› Altinho, Lisbon, Portugal, by António Costa Lima Arquitectos
› Qishe Courtyard, Beijing, China, by Archstudio
› Welcome to The Jungle House, Darlington, Australia, by CplusC Architectural Workshop
› Rural House in Portugal, Aldeia de João Pires, Portugal, by Henrique Barros-Gomes Architects
› North Bondi House, Bondi, Australia, by James Garvan Architecture
› Glass-block Micro House, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, by Room
Browse all projects on the residential rebirth project shortlist page.
› Maggie's at The Royal Marsden, Sutton, UK, by Ab Rogers Design
› Tanzhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, by Barozzi Veiga
› Noor E Mobin G2 Primary School, Bastaam, Iran, by FEA Studio
› Maggie's Leeds, Leeds, UK, by Heatherwick Studio
› Courtyard Kindergarten, Chaoyang, China, by MAD Architects
Browse all projects on the civic building shortlist page.
› Jiunvfeng Study on Mount Tai, Dongximen Village, by Gad · Line+ studio
› Phoenix Central Park, Chippendale, Australia, by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects and John Wardle Architects
› Zhang Yan Cultural Museum, Zhang Yan Cun, China, by Shenzhen Horizontal Design
› The Reach, Washington D.C., US, by Steven Holl Architects
› He Art Museum, Beijiao, China, by Tadao Ando Architect and Associates
Browse all projects on the cultural building shortlist page.
› Coffee Production Plant, Tbilisi, Georgia, by Giorgi Khmaladze Architects
› Kohan Ceram Central Office, Tehran, Iran, by Hoobadesign group
› IDIN Architects' Office, Bangkok, Thailand, by IDIN Architects
› Temporary Site of Shengli Market, Puyang, China, by LUO studio
› LASVIT Headquarters, Novy Bor, Czech Republic, by OV Architekti
Browse all projects on the business building shortlist page.
› Kasiiya Papagayo, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, by AW²
› Garden Hotpot Restaurant, Chengdu, China, by Muda-Architects
› Duke of York Restaurant, London, UK, by Nex—
› The Tiing, Bali, Indonesia, by Nic Brunsdon
› Canine & Feline Hotel, Parada, Portugal, by Raulino Silva Architect
› Hotel Bauhofstrasse, Ludwigsburg, Germany, by VON M
Browse all projects on the hospitality building shortlist page.
› Capsule hostel and bookstore, Tonglu, China, by Atelier Tao+C
› Party and Public Service Center, Shiyan City, China, by Luo Studio
› Hutong Bubble 218, Beijing, China, by MAD Architects
› Crye Precision Headquarters, Brooklyn, US, by MN DPC
› Library Kressbronn, Kressbronn am Bodensee, Germany, by Steimle Architekten
Browse all projects on the rebirth project shortlist page.
› The Growing Pavilion, Amsterdam, Netherlands, by Company New Heroes
› In Absence, Melbourne, Australia, by Edition Office
› Sixteen-Oak Barn, Berlicum, Netherlands, by Hilberinkbosch Architecten
› SkinOver Reed, Brand, Austria, by IBBTE of Stuttgart University
› Emergency Scenery, Olot, Spain, by Unparelld'arquitectes
Browse all projects on the small building shortlist page.
› The Folds, Changzhou, China, by Atelier Scale
› Karen Blixens Plads, Copenhagen, Denmark, by Cobe
› Phase Shifts Park, Taichung, Taiwan, by Mosbach Paysagistes
› Xuhui Runway Park, Shanghai, China, by Sasaki
› Path of Perspectives, Innsbruck, Austria, by Snøhetta
Browse all projects on the landscape project shortlist page.
› Cycling through the Trees, Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium, by BuroLandschap and De Gregeorio & Partners
› Køge Nord Station, Køge, Denmark, by Cobe and Dissing+Weitling
› Bunhill 2 Energy Centre, London, UK, by Cullinan Studio
› The Technion's Entrance Gate, Haifa, Israel, by Schwartz Besnosoff Architects
› Chiswick Park Footbridge, London, UK, by Useful Studio
› Lille Langebro, Copenhagen, Denmark, by WilkinsonEyre
Browse all projects on the infrastructure project shortlist page.