Shortlist for Architectural Photography Awards 2018

John Hill
4. October 2018
Omer Kanipak: The Hive at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK, designed by Wolfgang Buttress

As in previous years, the shortlisted entries will be exhibited at WAF, which takes place 28-30 November in Amsterdam. WAF visitors can cast votes for their favorite photo in four categories: Buildings in Use, Exterior, Interior, and Sense of Place. For the first time, the awards also include Mobile and Portfolio categories, but those are pre-judged with the winners announced at the WAF Gala dinner on November 30th, at the same time as the people's choice winners selected from the shortlist below. (Click on categories to see the shortlisted photos.)

Buildings in Use

  • Omer Kanipak - The Hive at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK, designed by Wolfgang Buttress
  • Aldo Amoretti - Azur Arena in Antibes, France, designed by Auer Weber architects
  • Brad Feinknopf – Auburn University, Alabama, USA
  • Ryan Koopmans – Soviet-era Sanitorium at Tskaltubo, Georgia, designed by architect Kalashniko
  • Laurian Ghinitoiu - Vantablack Pavilion, Pyeongchang, South Korea, designed by Asif Khan
  • Marius Liutkevicius - Apartment building in Yaiza, Lanzarote, Spain.
  • B.R.S.Sreenag - Vm Estancia in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India designed by KSM Architecture
  • He Zhenhuan - Bank of China Tower, Ningbo China designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
  • Shao Feng - Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Border Crossing Facility designed by ECADI
  • Pawel Paniczko - Long Museum West Bund Shanghai, China designed by Atelier Deshaus
  • Roman Robroek - A semi-abandoned power station in Kelenfold, Budapest, Hungary
  • James Newton - The Vortex, Bloomberg headquarters, London, UK designed by Foster + Partners
  • Andrew Robertson - The Ouse Valley viaduct in Sussex, UK designed by David Mocatta
  • Eugeni Pons - Théodore Gouvy Theatre in Freyming-Merlebach, France designed by Dominique Coulon & Associés Suraj Garg
Sense of Place
  • Marco Tagliarino - View of the Piazza Duomo in Milan, Italy from the Arengario Balconi of the Palazzo dell'Arengario, Museo del 900 designed by Italo Rota and Fabio Fornasari
  • Zhu Wenqiao - Swimmers on the riverside opposite the construction of Raffles City Chongqing, China designed by Safdie Architects 
  • Dirk Vonten - Castle Neuschwanstein, Germany in Winter 
  • Jeff Eden - The Hive at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK, designed by Wolfgang Buttress 
  • Ai Qing - Seashore Chapel in Qinhuangdao, China designed by Vector Architects

Architectural Photography Awards 2017 Overall Winner: Terrence Zhang's photo of Swimming Pool, New Campus of Tianjin University, China by Atelier Li Xinggang

*The judging panel for this year's awards includes photographer Richard Bryant; Alan Capel, head of content at photography agency Alamy; and architect James Timberlake of Philadelphia's KieranTimberlake. John Hill, W-A editor, served as a judge in last year's awards.

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