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.
The winner of each project category will be announced online in November. All ten winners will then go on to compete for the title of architecture project of the year.
Vote for your favourite project next week
For the second year running, Dezeen Awards is holding a public vote after the shortlist announcements, so readers can choose their favourite projects from 13 September onwards. Projects with the highest number of votes in their category will win a public vote award.
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Below is the full architecture shortlist:
› Fitzroy Bridge House, Australia, by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design
› CH house, Hanoi, Vietnam, by ODDO architects
› Villa Fifty-Fifty by Studioninedots
› Imaise house by Tatsuya Kawamoto + Associates
› Bat Trang House by VTN Architects
Browse all projects on the urban house shortlist page.
› Xerolithi, Serifos, Greece, by George Sinas
› Casa Ter, Baix Empordà, Spain, by Mesura
› nCaved, Serifos, Greece, by Mold Architects
› Setoyama, Shizuoka, Japan, by Moriya and Partners
› Mt Coot-Tha House, Brisbane, Australia, by Nielsen Jenkins
› Mazul, Oaxaca, Mexico, by Revolution
Browse all projects on the rural house shortlist page.
› Baochao Hutong Mirror Yard, Beijing, China, by DAGA Architects
› La Trobe University Student Accommodation, Victoria, Australia, by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects
› Stone Garden - Mina Image Center and Housing by Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture
› Agorahaverne: Ibihaven, Copenhagen, Denmark, by Tetris A/S
› Punta Majahua, Guerrero, Mexico, by Zozaya Arquitectos
Browse all projects on the housing project shortlist page.
› Jūra Spot, Palanga, Lithuania, by JSC Šilta Šiaurė
› Fitzroy Bridge House, Fitzroy, Australia, by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design
› Quarter Glass House, London, UK, by Proctor and Shaw
› Ørsted Gardens, Frederiksberg, Denmark, by Tegnestuen LOKAL
› PONY, Brighton, UK, by WOWOWA
Browse all projects on the residential rebirth shortlist page.
› The Bodø City Hall, Bodø, Norway, by ALL
› Cinema Le Grand Palais, Cahors, France, by Antonio Virga Architecte
› My Montessori Garden, Ha Long City, Vietnam, by HGAA
› House of Nature, Silkeborg, Denmark, by Revaerk
› Antoine de Ruffi School Group, Marseille, France, by Tautem Architecture and BMC2 Architectes
Browse all projects on the civic building shortlist page.
› Baoshan WTE Exhibition Center by Kokaistudios
› Yabuli Conference Center by MAD Architects
› Babyn Yar Synagogue by Manuel Herz Architects
› Hall of Immortality at Longshan Cemetery, Henan, China, by Studio 10
› PANNAR Sufficiency Economic and Agriculture Learning Center by Vin Varavarn Architects
Browse all projects on the cultural building shortlist page.
› Sanya Farm Lab, Sanya, China, by CLOU architects
› Frizz23, Berlin, Germany, by Deadline Architects
› Guha, Jakarta, Indonesia, by RAW Architecture
› Imatra Electricity Substation, Imatrankoski, Finland, by Virkkunen & Co. Architects
› Nodi, Nya Hovås, Sweden, by White Arkitekter
Browse all projects on the business building shortlist page.
› The Museum Hotel Antakya, Antioch, Turkey, by EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture
› PokoPoko Clubhouse, Nasu, Japan, by Klein Dytham Architecture
› Ziedlejas Latvian Spa and Wellness Resort, Krimuldas, Latvia, by Open AD
› Vedana Restaurant, Phuong, Vietnam, by VTN Architects
› Presence in Hormuz 2, Hormuz, Iran, by ZAV Architects
Browse all projects on the hospitality project shortlist page.
› Helfštýn Castle Palace Reconstruction, Czech Republic, by Atelier-r
› Zvonarka Bus Station, Zvonarka, Czech Republic, by Chybik + Kristof
› Revitalization of Prague riverfront area, Prague, Czech Republic, by Petr Janda/ Brainwork
› Gare Maritime Neutelings, Brussels, Belgium, by Riedijk Architects
› Art Barn, Devon, UK, by Thomas Randall-Page
Browse all projects on the rebirth project shortlist page.
› Peach Hut by Atelier XI
› Hill Country Wine Cave, Austin, Texas, USA, by Clayton Korte
› The Olive Houses by Mar Plus Ask
› Bamboo Bamboo, Canopy and Pavilions by llLab
› Alive, Venice, Italy, by The Living
Browse all projects on the small building shortlist page.
› Heito 1909, Taiwan, by ECG International Landscape Consultants
› Haoxiang Lake Park, Shenzhen, China, by Elandscript
› Sunac Yunyang In Huanan, Danyang, China, by Qidi Design Group
› Back to the Neighbourhood: The Playscape, children's community centre, Beijing, China, by Waa
› Alpine Garden: Preserve Indigenous Culture and Native Plants, Lijiang, China, by Z'scape
Browse all projects on the landscape project shortlist page.
› Welcome to the Jungle House, Sydney, Australia, by CplusC Architectural Workshop
› Kamikatsu Zero Waste Center, Kamikatsu, Japan, by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP/Yamada Noriaki Structural Design Office
› The Arc at Green School, Bali, Indonesia, by Ibuku
› ciAsa Aqua Bad Cortina, Val Badia, Italy, by Pedevilla Architects
› The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, Georgia, USA, by The Miller Hull Partnership and and Lord Aeck Sargent
Browse all projects on the sustainable building shortlist page.