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RIBA Announces 2018 RIBA International Prize Longlist for World's Best Building

RIBA Announces 2018 RIBA International Prize Longlist for World's Best Building
RIBA Announces 2018 RIBA International Prize Longlist for World's Best Building, Courtesy of RIBA
Courtesy of RIBA

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the 2018 RIBA International List, the longlist of buildings in the running for one of the world’s most prestigious architecture awards, the RIBA International Prize.

The biennial award considers the world’s best new buildings completed in the past two years that exemplify “design excellence, architectural ambition and delivering meaningful social impact.” This year’s longlist features 62 projects from around the world, more than double the number selected for the longlist of the inaugural prize in 2016.

“The RIBA International List 2018 shines a light on the world’s best new buildings and most impressive architectural talent,” said RIBA President, Ben Derbyshire. “Most importantly, this significant selection of 62 projects illustrates the meaningful impact and transformative quality that well-designed buildings can have on communities, wherever they are in the world.”

The shortlist for the RIBA International Prize will be selected from this list by a Grand Jury led by esteemed architect Elizabeth Diller of Diller Scofidio + Renfro. The overall winner of the RIBA International Prize will be announced in December 2018.

Grafton Architects’  Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) in Lima won the inaugural RIBA International Prize in 2016.

RIBA International List

8 Chifley Square;  Sydney, Australia / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners with Lippmann Partnership, Arup (Australia)

8 Chifley Square;  Sydney, Australia / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners with Lippmann Partnership, Arup (Australia) © Brett Boardman
8 Chifley Square; Sydney, Australia / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners with Lippmann Partnership, Arup (Australia) © Brett Boardman

AP House Urbino; Pieve di Cagna, Italy / Gardini Gibertini Architects

AP House Urbino; Pieve di Cagna, Italy / Gardini Gibertini Architects © Ezio Manciucca
AP House Urbino; Pieve di Cagna, Italy / Gardini Gibertini Architects © Ezio Manciucca

Audain Art Museum; Whistler, British Columbia, Canada / Patkau Architects

Audain Art Museum; Whistler, British Columbia, Canada / Patkau Architects © James Dow
Audain Art Museum; Whistler, British Columbia, Canada / Patkau Architects © James Dow

Baan Huay Sarn Yaw - Post Disaster School; Chiang Rai, Thailand / Vin Varavarn Architects

Baan Huay Sarn Yaw - Post Disaster School; Chiang Rai, Thailand / Vin Varavarn Architects © Pirak Anurakyawchon
Baan Huay Sarn Yaw - Post Disaster School; Chiang Rai, Thailand / Vin Varavarn Architects © Pirak Anurakyawchon

Baitasi House of the Future; Beijing, China / Dot Architects

Baitasi House of the Future; Beijing, China / Dot Architects © Qingshan Wu
Baitasi House of the Future; Beijing, China / Dot Architects © Qingshan Wu

BBVA Bancomer Tower; Mexico City, Mexico / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners with Legorreta + Legorreta

BBVA Bancomer Tower; Mexico City, Mexico / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners with Legorreta + Legorreta © Dolores Robles-Martinez
BBVA Bancomer Tower; Mexico City, Mexico / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners with Legorreta + Legorreta © Dolores Robles-Martinez

Beyazıt State Library; Istanbul, Turkey / Tabanlıoğlu Architects

Beyazıt State Library; Istanbul, Turkey / Tabanlıoğlu Architects © Emre Dorter
Beyazıt State Library; Istanbul, Turkey / Tabanlıoğlu Architects © Emre Dorter

Bremer Landesbank Headquarters; Bremen, Germany / Caruso St John Architects

Bremer Landesbank Headquarters; Bremen, Germany / Caruso St John Architects © Hélène Binet
Bremer Landesbank Headquarters; Bremen, Germany / Caruso St John Architects © Hélène Binet

Buendner Kunstmuseum Chur; Chur, Switzerland / Barozzi Veiga

Buendner Kunstmuseum Chur; Chur, Switzerland / Barozzi Veiga © Simon Menges
Buendner Kunstmuseum Chur; Chur, Switzerland / Barozzi Veiga © Simon Menges

Cabbage Tree House; Bayview, Australia / Peter Stutchbury Architecture

Cabbage Tree House; Bayview, Australia / Peter Stutchbury Architecture © Michael Nicholson
Cabbage Tree House; Bayview, Australia / Peter Stutchbury Architecture © Michael Nicholson

Captain Kelly's Cottage; Tasmania, Australia / John Wardle Architects

Captain Kelly's Cottage; Tasmania, Australia / John Wardle Architects © Trevor Mein
Captain Kelly's Cottage; Tasmania, Australia / John Wardle Architects © Trevor Mein

Central European University - Phase 1; Budapest, Hungary / O'Donnell + Tuomey with M-Teampannon Kft

Central European University - Phase 1; Budapest, Hungary / O'Donnell + Tuomey with M-Teampannon Kft © Tamás Bujnovszky
Central European University - Phase 1; Budapest, Hungary / O'Donnell + Tuomey with M-Teampannon Kft © Tamás Bujnovszky

Children Village; Formoso do Araguaia, Brazil / Alephzero with Rosenbaum

Children Village; Formoso do Araguaia, Brazil / Alephzero with Rosenbaum © Leonardo Finotti
Children Village; Formoso do Araguaia, Brazil / Alephzero with Rosenbaum © Leonardo Finotti

City Hall Deventer; Deventer, The Netherlands / Neutelings Riedijk Architecten

City Hall Deventer; Deventer, The Netherlands / Neutelings Riedijk Architecten © Scagliola Brakkee
City Hall Deventer; Deventer, The Netherlands / Neutelings Riedijk Architecten © Scagliola Brakkee

Cluny Park Residences; Singapore / SCDA

Cluny Park Residences; Singapore / SCDA © Aaron Pocock
Cluny Park Residences; Singapore / SCDA © Aaron Pocock

Cuernavaca House; Mexico City, Mexico / Tapia McMahon

Cuernavaca House; Mexico City, Mexico / Tapia McMahon © Rafael Gamo
Cuernavaca House; Mexico City, Mexico / Tapia McMahon © Rafael Gamo

Empower; Khayelitsha, South Africa / Urban-Think Tank, ETHZ

Empower; Khayelitsha, South Africa / Urban-Think Tank, ETHZ © Jan Ras
Empower; Khayelitsha, South Africa / Urban-Think Tank, ETHZ © Jan Ras

EY Centre; Sydney, Australia / Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

EY Centre; Sydney, Australia / Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp © Brett Boardman
EY Centre; Sydney, Australia / Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp © Brett Boardman

Factory In The Forest; Penang, Malaysia / Design Unit Sdn Bhd with Chin Kuen Cheng Architect

Factory In The Forest; Penang, Malaysia / Design Unit Sdn Bhd with Chin Kuen Cheng Architect © Lin Ho
Factory In The Forest; Penang, Malaysia / Design Unit Sdn Bhd with Chin Kuen Cheng Architect © Lin Ho

Garden Tower; Wabern, Switzerland / Buchner Bründler Architekten

Garden Tower; Wabern, Switzerland / Buchner Bründler Architekten © Michael Blaser
Garden Tower; Wabern, Switzerland / Buchner Bründler Architekten © Michael Blaser

GS1 Portugal; Lisbon, Portugal / PROMONTORIO

GS1 Portugal; Lisbon, Portugal / PROMONTORIO © Fernando Guerra
GS1 Portugal; Lisbon, Portugal / PROMONTORIO © Fernando Guerra

Joolz; Amsterdam, Netherlands / Space Encounters Office for Architecture

Joolz; Amsterdam, Netherlands / Space Encounters Office for Architecture © Jordi Huisman
Joolz; Amsterdam, Netherlands / Space Encounters Office for Architecture © Jordi Huisman

Kannikegaarden; Ribe, Denmark / Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter

Kannikegaarden; Ribe, Denmark / Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter © Anders Sune Berg
Kannikegaarden; Ribe, Denmark / Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter © Anders Sune Berg

Kericho Cathedral; Kericho, Kenya / John McAslan + Partners with Triad Architects

Kericho Cathedral; Kericho, Kenya / John McAslan + Partners with Triad Architects © Edmund Sumner
Kericho Cathedral; Kericho, Kenya / John McAslan + Partners with Triad Architects © Edmund Sumner

King Fahad National Library; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Gerber Architekten

King Fahad National Library; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Gerber Architekten © Christian Richters
King Fahad National Library; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Gerber Architekten © Christian Richters

Kunstmuseum Basel; Basel, Switzerland / Christ & Gantenbein

Kunstmuseum Basel; Basel, Switzerland / Christ & Gantenbein © Rory Gardiner
Kunstmuseum Basel; Basel, Switzerland / Christ & Gantenbein © Rory Gardiner

Lanka Learning Center; Eastern Province, Sri Lanka / feat.collective

Lanka Learning Center; Eastern Province, Sri Lanka / feat.collective © Barbara Vetter
Lanka Learning Center; Eastern Province, Sri Lanka / feat.collective © Barbara Vetter

M4 Metro Line Budapest; Budapest, Hungary / Palatium Studio with Budapesti Építőművészeti Műhely, Gelesz és Lenzsér Építészeti, Puhl és Dajka Építész Iroda, sporaarchitects, VPI Építész Studio and Palatium M4 Projekt

M4 Metro Line Budapest; Budapest, Hungary / Palatium Studio with Budapesti Építőművészeti Műhely, Gelesz és Lenzsér Építészeti, Puhl és Dajka Építész Iroda, sporaarchitects, VPI Építész Studio and Palatium M4 Projekt © Tamás Bujnovszky
M4 Metro Line Budapest; Budapest, Hungary / Palatium Studio with Budapesti Építőművészeti Műhely, Gelesz és Lenzsér Építészeti, Puhl és Dajka Építész Iroda, sporaarchitects, VPI Építész Studio and Palatium M4 Projekt © Tamás Bujnovszky

MAAT; Lisbon, Portugal / AL_A

MAAT; Lisbon, Portugal / AL_A © EDP Foundation
MAAT; Lisbon, Portugal / AL_A © EDP Foundation

Maersk Tower, extension of the Panum complex at the University of Copenhagen; Copenhagen, Denmark / CF Møller Architects

Maersk Tower, extension of the Panum complex at the University of Copenhagen; Copenhagen, Denmark / CF Møller Architects © Adam Mørk
Maersk Tower, extension of the Panum complex at the University of Copenhagen; Copenhagen, Denmark / CF Møller Architects © Adam Mørk

Mount Herzl Memorial Hall; Jerusalem, Israel / Kimmel Eshkolot Architects in collaboration with Kalush Chechick Architects

Mount Herzl Memorial Hall; Jerusalem, Israel / Kimmel Eshkolot Architects in collaboration with Kalush Chechick Architects © Amit Geron
Mount Herzl Memorial Hall; Jerusalem, Israel / Kimmel Eshkolot Architects in collaboration with Kalush Chechick Architects © Amit Geron

Msheireb Museums; Doha, Qatar / John McAslan + Partners

Msheireb Museums; Doha, Qatar / John McAslan + Partners © Edmund Sumner
Msheireb Museums; Doha, Qatar / John McAslan + Partners © Edmund Sumner

Mulan Weichang Visitor Centre; Weichang, China / HDD

Mulan Weichang Visitor Centre; Weichang, China / HDD © Shengliang Su
Mulan Weichang Visitor Centre; Weichang, China / HDD © Shengliang Su

Musee d'arts de Nantes; Nantes, France / Stanton Williams

Musee d'arts de Nantes; Nantes, France / Stanton Williams © Cécile Clos
Musee d'arts de Nantes; Nantes, France / Stanton Williams © Cécile Clos

Museum Voorlinden; Wassenaar, The Netherlands / Kraaijvanger Architects

Museum Voorlinden; Wassenaar, The Netherlands / Kraaijvanger Architects © Ronald Tilleman
Museum Voorlinden; Wassenaar, The Netherlands / Kraaijvanger Architects © Ronald Tilleman

National Design Centre; Singapore / SCDA

National Design Centre; Singapore / SCDA © Aaron Pocock
National Design Centre; Singapore / SCDA © Aaron Pocock

Oasia Hotel Downtown; Singapore / WOHA Architects

Oasia Hotel Downtown; Singapore / WOHA Architects © Patrick Bingham-Hall
Oasia Hotel Downtown; Singapore / WOHA Architects © Patrick Bingham-Hall

Post-earthquake reconstruction demonstration project of Guangming Village; Zhaotong City, China / One University One Village Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Post-earthquake reconstruction demonstration project of Guangming Village; Zhaotong City, China / One University One Village Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong © Ce Wang
Post-earthquake reconstruction demonstration project of Guangming Village; Zhaotong City, China / One University One Village Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong © Ce Wang

Queen Elisabeth Hall; Antwerp, Belgium / SimpsonHaugh with Bureau Bouwtechniek

Queen Elisabeth Hall; Antwerp, Belgium / SimpsonHaugh with Bureau Bouwtechniek © Karen Fuchs
Queen Elisabeth Hall; Antwerp, Belgium / SimpsonHaugh with Bureau Bouwtechniek © Karen Fuchs

ROGIC ROKI Global Innovation Centre; Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan / Tetsuo Kobori Architects

ROGIC ROKI Global Innovation Centre; Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan / Tetsuo Kobori Architects © Takahiro Arai
ROGIC ROKI Global Innovation Centre; Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan / Tetsuo Kobori Architects © Takahiro Arai

Salerno Maritime Terminal; Salerno, Italy / Zaha Hadid Architects with Interplan Seconda

Salerno Maritime Terminal; Salerno, Italy / Zaha Hadid Architects with Interplan Seconda © Hélène Binet
Salerno Maritime Terminal; Salerno, Italy / Zaha Hadid Architects with Interplan Seconda © Hélène Binet

Sancaklar Mosque; Istanbul, Turkey / EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture

Sancaklar Mosque; Istanbul, Turkey / EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture © Cemal Emden
Sancaklar Mosque; Istanbul, Turkey / EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture © Cemal Emden

Sayama Forest Chapel; Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Sayama Forest Chapel; Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP © Koji Fujii
Sayama Forest Chapel; Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP © Koji Fujii

Social Housing in Bairro Padre Cruz; Lisbon, Portugal / Orange - Arquitectura e Gestão de Projecto with Bruno Silvestre Architecture and D Sul

Social Housing in Bairro Padre Cruz; Lisbon, Portugal / Orange - Arquitectura e Gestão de Projecto with Bruno Silvestre Architecture and D Sul © Eduardo Nascimento
Social Housing in Bairro Padre Cruz; Lisbon, Portugal / Orange - Arquitectura e Gestão de Projecto with Bruno Silvestre Architecture and D Sul © Eduardo Nascimento

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center; Athens, Greece / Renzo Piano Building Worskhop with BETAPLAN

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center; Athens, Greece / Renzo Piano Building Worskhop with BETAPLAN © George Dimitrakopoulous
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center; Athens, Greece / Renzo Piano Building Worskhop with BETAPLAN © George Dimitrakopoulous

Structures of Landscape, Fishtail, Montana, United States of America, by Ensamble Studio

Structures of Landscape, Fishtail, Montana, United States of America, by Ensamble Studio © Iwan Baan
Structures of Landscape, Fishtail, Montana, United States of America, by Ensamble Studio © Iwan Baan

Studio Dwelling at Rajagiriya; Colombo, Sri Lanka / Palinda Kannangara Architects

Studio Dwelling at Rajagiriya; Colombo, Sri Lanka / Palinda Kannangara Architects © Sebastian Posingis
Studio Dwelling at Rajagiriya; Colombo, Sri Lanka / Palinda Kannangara Architects © Sebastian Posingis

Suzhou Chapel; Suzhou, China ; Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Suzhou Chapel; Suzhou, China ; Neri&Hu Design and Research Office © Pedro Pegenaute
Suzhou Chapel; Suzhou, China ; Neri&Hu Design and Research Office © Pedro Pegenaute

Tatsumi Apartment House; Tokyo, Japan / Hiroyuki Ito Architects

Tatsumi Apartment House; Tokyo, Japan / Hiroyuki Ito Architects © Shinkenchiku-sha
Tatsumi Apartment House; Tokyo, Japan / Hiroyuki Ito Architects © Shinkenchiku-sha

The Ancient Church of Vilanova de la Barca; Vilanova de la Barca, Spain / AleaOlea architecture & landscape

The Ancient Church of Vilanova de la Barca; Vilanova de la Barca, Spain / AleaOlea architecture & landscape © Adrià Goula
The Ancient Church of Vilanova de la Barca; Vilanova de la Barca, Spain / AleaOlea architecture & landscape © Adrià Goula

The Palestinian Museum; Birzeit, Palestine / Heneghan Peng Architects with Arabtech Jardaneh

The Palestinian Museum; Birzeit, Palestine / Heneghan Peng Architects with Arabtech Jardaneh © Iwan Baan
The Palestinian Museum; Birzeit, Palestine / Heneghan Peng Architects with Arabtech Jardaneh © Iwan Baan

Three Metro Stations in Barcelona L9; Barcelona, Spain / Garcés - de Seta - Bonet Arquitectes with TEC 4 Ingenieros Consultores

Three Metro Stations in Barcelona L9; Barcelona, Spain / Garcés - de Seta - Bonet Arquitectes with TEC 4 Ingenieros Consultores © Adrià Goula
Three Metro Stations in Barcelona L9; Barcelona, Spain / Garcés - de Seta - Bonet Arquitectes with TEC 4 Ingenieros Consultores © Adrià Goula

Tirpitz; Blåvand, Denmark / BIG

Tirpitz; Blåvand, Denmark / BIG © Laurian Ghinitoiu
Tirpitz; Blåvand, Denmark / BIG © Laurian Ghinitoiu

Toho Gakuen School of Music; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei

Toho Gakuen School of Music; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei © Harunori Noda
Toho Gakuen School of Music; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei © Harunori Noda

Tolsa 61; Mexico City, Mexico / MOCAA Arquitectos

Tolsa 61; Mexico City, Mexico / MOCAA Arquitectos © Jaime Navarro
Tolsa 61; Mexico City, Mexico / MOCAA Arquitectos © Jaime Navarro

University of Amsterdam; Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

University of Amsterdam; Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris © Tim Soar
University of Amsterdam; Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris © Tim Soar

Vertical forest; Milan, Italy / Boeri Studio with Studio Emanuela Borio and Laura Gatti

Vertical forest; Milan, Italy / Boeri Studio with Studio Emanuela Borio and Laura Gatti © Paolo Rosselli
Vertical forest; Milan, Italy / Boeri Studio with Studio Emanuela Borio and Laura Gatti © Paolo Rosselli

Wadden Sea Centre; Ribe, Denmark / Dorte Mandrup A/S

Wadden Sea Centre; Ribe, Denmark / Dorte Mandrup A/S © Adam Mørk
Wadden Sea Centre; Ribe, Denmark / Dorte Mandrup A/S © Adam Mørk

Welcome Centre and office building; Shanghai, China / Sergison Bates Architects

Welcome Centre and office building; Shanghai, China / Sergison Bates Architects © Kristien Daem
Welcome Centre and office building; Shanghai, China / Sergison Bates Architects © Kristien Daem

Xiao Jing Wan University; Shenzhen, China / Foster + Partners with GDI

Xiao Jing Wan University; Shenzhen, China / Foster + Partners with GDI © Nigel Young
Xiao Jing Wan University; Shenzhen, China / Foster + Partners with GDI © Nigel Young

YKK80 Building; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei

YKK80 Building; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei © Forward Stroke
YKK80 Building; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei © Forward Stroke

Zeitz MOCAA; Cape Town, South Africa / Heatherwick Studio with VDMAA, Rick Brown Associates and Jacobs Parker

Zeitz MOCAA; Cape Town, South Africa / Heatherwick Studio with VDMAA, Rick Brown Associates and Jacobs Parker © Iwan Baan
Zeitz MOCAA; Cape Town, South Africa / Heatherwick Studio with VDMAA, Rick Brown Associates and Jacobs Parker © Iwan Baan

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Cite: Patrick Lynch. "RIBA Announces 2018 RIBA International Prize Longlist for World's Best Building" 13 Dec 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/885404/riba-announces-2018-riba-international-prize-longlist-for-worlds-best-building/> ISSN 0719-8884
Courtesy of RIBA

RIBA 宣布了 2018 RIBA 国际奖世界最佳建筑入围名单