Twenty shots shortlisted for the Architectural Photography Awards 2018

The shortlist for the 2018 Architectural Photography Awards have been revealed, bringing together 20 atmospheric images of the built environment.

The four main categories—Exteriors, Interiors, Sense of Place, and Buildings in Use—were expanded by two new additional categories this year, Mobile and Portfolio.


Buildings in Use — Project: The Hive at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK by Wolfgang Buttress. Photographer: Omer Kanipak

Buildings in Use — Project: Azur Arena in Antibes, France by Auer Weber architects. Photographer: Aldo Amoretti

Buildings in Use — Project: Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama,USA. Photographer: Brad Feinknopf

Buildings in Use — Project: A Soviet-era Sanatorium “Sacartvelo” with a stray dog and rubbish, in the town of Tskaltubo in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia designed by architect Kalashniko. Photographer: Ryan Koopmans

Buildings in Use — Project: The Vantablack Pavilion, Pyeongchang, South Korea by Asif Khan. Photographer: Laurian Ghinitoiu

Exterior — Project: Apartment building in Yaiza, Lanzarote, Spain. Photographer: Marius Liutkevicius

Exterior — Project: The perforated concrete skin of Vm Estancia in Chennai,Tamil Nadu, India by KSM Architecture. Photographer: B.R.S.Sreenag

Exterior — Project: The Bank of China Tower, Ningbo China by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. Photographer: He Zhenhuan

Exterior — Project: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Border Crossing Facility by ECADI.Photographer: Shao Feng

Exterior — Project: Long Museum West Bund Shanghai, China by Atelier Deshaus. Photographer: Pawel Paniczko