WAF Shortlist Revealed

John Hill
7. July 2017
Hotel and Leisure - Vo Trong Nghia Architects - Atlas Hotel Hoi An (All photographs courtesy of WAF)

The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlisted projects for the 2017 awards taking place in Berlin in November.

Architects submitted 924 entries for the 2017 WAF, more than any previous year for the annual awards festival. Submissions fit into 32 categories, which are broadly split between Completed Buildings and Future Projects. Below is the list for all the shortlisted projects in the 18 Completed Buildings categories – the categories whose winners will compete for World Building of the Year, which will be judged by the "Super Jury" of Robert Ivy, Nathalie de Vries, Ian Ritchie, Christoph Ingenhoven, and Wong Mun Summ. Visit WAF's website for more information on the shortlisted projects and also to see which Future Projects made the cut.

Civic and Community

Civic and Community - Neri&Hu Design and Research Office - Suzhou Chapel

ADEPT + MVRDV / Ku.Be House of Culture and Movement / Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Archohm Consults / Taj Ganj Redevelopment / Agra, India
 
Eriksson Furunes + Leandro V. Locsin / Streetlight Tagpuro / Tacloban, Philippines
 
Idris Kahn with bureau^proberts and Urban Arts Projects / Memorial Monument and Pavilion of Honour /Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 
Neri&Hu Design and Research Office / Suzhou Chapel / Suzhou, China
 
Studio Evren Basbuğ Architects / Bostanlı Footbridge & Sunset Lounge / İzmir, Turkey
 
Tengbom / Alingsås District Court / Alingsås, Sweden
 
TKD Architects / Wagga Wagga Courthouse / Wagga Wagga, Australia

Culture

Culture - AL_A - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

Aedas / Tara Theatre / London, United Kingdom
 
AL_A / Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology / Lisbon, Portugal
 
City-Arch / The Ethno-cultural Centre ‘’NUMTO’’ / Beloyarsky, Russia
 
Dabbagh Architects / Mleiha Archaeological Centre / Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
 
EAA Emre Arolat Architecture / BerKM - Bergama Cultural Center / Bergama, Turkey
 
FaulknerBrowns Architects / The Word / South Shields, United Kingdom
 
Heneghan Peng Architects / The Palestinian Museum / Birzeit, Palestine
 
IAPA / Zhao Hua Xi Shi Living Museum / Beijing, China
 
Moller Architects with BVN Architecture / ​ASB Waterfront Theatre / Auckland, New Zealand
 
Neri&Hu Design and Research Office / New Shanghai Theatre / Shanghai, China
 
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects / Vendsyssel Theatre / Hjørring, Denmark
 
SimpsonHaugh / Queen Elisabeth Hall / Antwerp, Belgium
 
Stanton Williams / Musée d’arts à Nantes / Nantes, France
 
studioMilou / Cultural Centre of Rambouillet / Rambouillet, France
 
Totement / Paper / ‘‘Alliance 1892’’ Cognac Distillery Museum & Warehouse / Chernyakhovsk, Russia
 
Vo Trong Nghia Architects / The Lantern - Nanoco Gallery / Hanoi, Vietnam

Display

Display - Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates - Petersen Automotive Museum

Alison Brooks Architects / The Smile / London, United Kingdom
 
Batlle i Roig Arquitectura / Insect Hotel / Barcelona, Spain
 
CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s / Passerelle du Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal / Montreal, Canada
 
CR Institute of Architectural & Urban Design / Zhuhai Opera House / Zhuhai, China
 
Jason Bruges Studio / Digital Ornithology / Ribe, Denmark
 
Kjellander Sjöberg / The Forests of Venice / Venice, Italy
 
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates / Petersen Automotive Museum / Los Angeles, United States of America
 
NITA Architects / Antalya Expo Tower / Antalya, Turkey
 
P Landscape / Floating Garden / Nagasaki, Japan
 
Purcell / Aerospace Bristol / Bristol, United Kingdom
 
SPEECH City / DNA installation / Milan, Italy
 
Tabanlioglu Architects / Flamingo Lounge / Miami, United States of America
 
Woods Bagot / Xiangjiang FFC Marketing Display Centre / Changsha, China
 
WTA Architecture and Design Studio / El Museo del Prado en Filipinas / Makati, Philippines

Health

Health - Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects - Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel

CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s / Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal / Montreal, Canada
 
CODA Studio / Karratha Superclinic / Karratha, Australia
 
Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects / Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel / Fitzroy Crossing, Australia
 
Marge Arkitekter / The Gardens / Örebro, Sweden
 
Marlon Blackwell Architects / Harvey Pediatric Clinic / Rogers, United States of America
 
New Space Architects / Assisi Hospice / Singapore
 
New Wave Architecture / Pars Hospital / Rasht, Iran
 
Nickl & Partner Architekten / Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Spital / Vienna, Austria
 
Ntsika Architects / Westbury Clinic / Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Silver Thomas Hanley, DesignInc and McBride Charles Ryan / Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre / Melbourne, Australia

Higher Education and Research

Higher Education and Research - Atelier Arcau - Gastronomic Campus in Normandy

AIX Architects / Royal College of Music / Stockholm, Sweden
 
Atelier Arcau / Gastronomic Campus in Normandy / Saint Lô, France
 
Berman Guedes Stretton Architects / Alan Walters Building / Birmingham, United Kingdom
 
C.F. Møller Architects / Maersk Tower / Copenhagen, Denmark
 
CEBRA / Experimentarium / Copenhagen, Denmark
 
CO Architects / Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building / Phoenix, United States of America
 
Grimshaw / Duke University West Campus Union / Durham, United States of America
 
Nickl & Partner Architekten / Derendorf Campus, University of Applied Sciences / Düsseldorf, Germany
 
Nikken Sekkei / Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University / Okinawa, Japan
 
Penoyre & Prasad / Sibson Building, University of Kent / Canterbury, United Kingdom
 
Savage + Dodd Architects / Sol Plaatje University / Kimberley, South Africa
 
Studio Gang / University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons / Chicago, United States of America
 
studioMilou / ICISE / Quy Nhon, Vietnam
 
WSP Architects / Mixed-use Campus -- Hangzhou Normal University / Hangzhou, China

Hotel and Leisure

Hotel and Leisure - Mecanoo - Keukenhof

Aergroup Architect Studio / Artkazal - Reed Apartment / Morahalom, Hungary
 
Carr / Jackalope / Melbourne, Australia
 
Cong Sinh Architects / Vegetable Trellis / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
 
Laboratory for Diverse Status / BBK35 / Beijing, China
 
Marks Barfield Architects / British Airways i360 / Brighton, United Kingdom
 
Markus Tauber Architectura / Restaurant Brix 0.1 / Bressanone, Italy
 
Mecanoo Architecten / Keukenhof / Lisse, Netherlands
 
noa* / Tofana / San Cassiano, Italy
 
Vo Trong Nghia Architects / Atlas Hotel Hoi An / Hoi An, Vietnam
 
WOW Architects and Warner Wong Design / St Regis Maldives / Vommuli Island, Maldives

House

House - People’s Architecture Office - Mrs. Fan’s Plugin House

AGi architects / Three Gardens House / Kuwait City, Kuwait
 
Andrew Burges Architects / Brick House / Sydney, Australia
 
Architects EAT / Moving House / Melbourne, Australia
 
Chloe Naughton / Inverdon House / Bowen, Australia
 
CplusC Architectural Workshop / Living Screen House / Sydney, Australia
 
Daisuke Ibano + Ryosuke Fujii + Satoshi Numanoi / House in the City / Tokyo, Japan
 
Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP / Finding Rainbows / Tokyo, Japan
 
Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP / Radiator House / Chiba, Japan
 
Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects / Falcon Beach House / Perth, Australia
 
New Wave Architecture / Three Views / A House / Tehran, Iran
 
People’s Architecture Office / Mrs. Fan’s Plugin House / Beijing, China
 
Pilbrow & Partners / Orme Square / London, United Kingdom
 
RT+Q Architects / House of Shadows / Singapore
 
Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture / The Roof House / Copenhagen, Denmark
 
SJB / Cleveland Rooftop / Sydney, Australia
 
Tzannes / Point Piper Residence / Sydney, Australia
 
Vo Trong Nghia Architects / Binh House / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Housing

Housing - BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group - Urban Rigger

A-LAB / Sæter Terrasse / Oslo, Norway
 
Arklab / Modet / Stockholm, Sweden
 
Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop / Coliroma / Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
 
Arsh [4d] studio / Villa Residential Apartment / Tehran, Iran
 
BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group / Urban Rigger / Copenhagen, Denmark
 
JAHN / 50 West Street / New York, United States of America
 
Marc Koehler Architects / Superlofts Houthaven / Amsterdam, Netherlands
 
META-Project / New Youth Commune / Beijing, China
 
Peter Salter Associates / Walmer Yard / London, United Kingdom
 
Petitididierprioux / The Clouds / Paris, France
 
Project Orange / Rathbone Market Phase 3 / London, United Kingdom
 
RT+Q Architects / Capers / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Sanjay Puri Architects / Ishatvam 9 / Ranchi, India
 
SJB / 41 Birmingham / Sydney, Australia
 
Sweco Architects / Vårvetet / Stockholm, Sweden
 
Tchoban Voss Architekten / Ackerstraße 29 / Berlin, Germany

Mixed-Use

Mixed-Use - Klein Dytham Architecture and Taisei Corporation - Ginza Place

ACME / Eastland / Ringwood, Australia
 
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris / Westminster Bridge Road / London, United Kingdom
 
Archipedia / Paragon / Pan’gaea, Malaysia
 
CR Institute of Architectural & Urban Design / Lulang International Tourist Town / Nyingchi, China
 
EKAR / Multi-Place / Surat Thani, Thailand
 
IDOM / Lime Convention Center / Lima, Peru
 
iRAL / Mercers Walk / London, United Kingdom
 
Klein Dytham Architecture and Taisei Corporation / Ginza Place / Tokyo, Japan
 
Pichler & Traupmann Architekten / OEAMTC Headquarters Vienna / Vienna, Austria
 
RTA Studio / Mackelvie Precinct / Auckland, New Zealand
 
Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos / Americas 1500 / Guadalajara, Mexico
 
Stu/D/O Architects  / Naiipa Art Complex / Bangkok, Thailand

New and Old

New and Old - Wingårdh Arkitektkontor - Market Hall, Malmö

Architecture Project with Jens Bruenslow / Villa Castro / Naxxar, Malta
 
Baumans-Deffet & Dirix / Institut du Génie Civil / Liège, Belgium
 
CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s / Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal / Montreal, Canada
 
EAA Emre Arolat Architecture / Abdullah Gül Presidential Museum and Library / Kayseri, Turkey
 
Farmingstudio / Wake Space Up / Hanoi, Vietnam
 
Fearon Hay Architects / Kauri Timber Building / Auckland, New Zealand
 
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and Hoidn Wang Partner with Sauerzapfe Architekten / Spreehalle / Berlin, Germany
 
iRAL / Royal Shakespeare Company - The Other Place / Stratford upon Avon,
United Kingdom
 
Ntsika Architects / Esselen Clinic / Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Populous / KL Sports City, Stage 1 / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
RMJM Istanbul / Grand Pera / Istanbul, Turkey
 
studioMilou / Le Carreau du Temple / Paris, France
 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong / Post-earthquake reconstruction and demonstration project of Guangming Village / Zhaotong, China
 
TKD Architects / The Glasshouse at Goonoo Goonoo Station / Goonoo Goonoo, Australia
 
UUfie / Printemps Haussmann / Paris, France
 
Wingårdh Arkitektkontor / Market Hall, Malmö / Malmö, Sweden
 
Wright & Wright Architects / Magdalen College Library / Oxford,
United Kingdom

Office

Office - Zaha Hadid Architects - Port House

Batlle i Roig Arquitectura / Pull & Bear Central Headquarters / Narón, Spain
 
Equator Stockholm / Västgötagatan 5 / Stockholm, Sweden
 
Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp / EY Centre, 200 George Street / Sydney, Australia
 
H.K.W Architects Associate / S.Y. Construction Headquarters / Taichung, Taiwan
 
KSM Architecture / Architecture & Design Studio / Chennai, India
 
Minggu Design / Lai Yard / Nanjing, China
 
Nikken Sekkei / Co Op Kyosai Plaza / Tokyo, Japan
 
Oppenheim Architecture / GLF Headquarters / Miami, United States of America
 
Promontorio / GS1 Portugal / Lisbon, Portugal
 
RTA Studio / Pollen Street Office / Auckland, New Zealand
 
Sanctuary Architects and Designers / Sanctuary Office / Bangalore, India
 
Shane Thompson Architects / 490 Consulting Suites / Spring Hill, Australia
 
SLETH / Sonnesgade 11 / Aarhus, Denmark
 
Studio Guilherme Torres / Guilherme Torres Studi / São Paulo, Brazil
 
Ultra Architects / Headquarters of Wrzesińskie of News / Września, Poland
 
Zaha Hadid Architects / Port House / Antwerp, Belgium

Production, Energy and Recycling

Production, Energy and Recycling - 5+design / DEEJ

5+design / DEEJ / Shangdong, China
 
Beca Architects / Emerson’s Brewery & Taproom / Dunedin, New Zealand
 
C.F. Møller Architects / Greenwich Peninsula Low Carbon Energy Centre / London, United Kingdom
 
CYS ASDO / TSC- Anyong Fresh Tourism Factory / Yi-Lan, Taiwan
 
DSDHA / Alex Monroe Workshop / London, United Kingdom
 
Gottlieb Paludan Architects and Urban Design / Värtaverket, Biomass Power Plant / Stockholm, Sweden
 
Jaspers-Eyers Architects / Nike European Logistics Campus / Laakdal, Belgium
 
Leigh & Orange / Cathay Paci c Catering Services Expansion Project Phase 2 / Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. China
 
Oppenheim Architecture / Muttenz Water Purification Plant / Muttenz, Switzerland
 
Slash Architects and Arkizon Architects / The Farm of 38-30 / Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

Religion

Religion - WTA Architecture and Design Studio - The Chapel of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica

Epstein and Andrew Metter / Park Plaza Synagogue Addition / Chicago, United States of America
 
Fearon Hay Architects / Bishop Selwyn Chapel / Auckland, New Zealand
 
Mahmoud Abu Ghazal, Omrania and Associates / KAFD Grand Mosque / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 
Tchoban Voss Architekten / Russian Monastery of St. George / Götschendorf, Germany
 
Waugh Thistleton Architects / Bushey Cemetery / Bushey, United Kingdom
 
WTA Architecture and Design Studio / The Chapel of St. Benedict and
St. Scholastica / Pambujan, Philippines

School

School - Architectus - The Mandeville Centre

Andrew Burges Architects / East Sydney Early Learning Centre / Sydney, Australia
 
Architectus / The Mandeville Centre / Toorak, Australia
 
BuckleyGrayYeoman / Channing School / London, United Kingdom
 
Cox Architecture / Sir Zelman Cowen Centre for Science / Hawthorn, Australia
 
Dilekci Architects / Bahriye Ucok Kindergarten / Istanbul, Turkey
 
Eric Parry Architects / New Music Facilites / Wells, United Kingdom
 
Kodasema / Rocca Al Mare School Extension with temporary KODA classrooms / Tallinn, Estonia
 
Mandviwala Qutub & Associates / Wockhardt Global School / Aurangabad, India
 
TEGET / Center for Inclusive Education / Konya, Turkey
 
UArchitects and Misak Terzibasiyan / IKC de Geluksvogel / Maastricht, Netherlands

Shopping

Shopping - Matsuya Art Works and KTX archiLAB - The Cutting Edge Pharmacy

ACME / Victoria Gate / Leeds, United Kingdom
 
Aedas / Qingdao Jinmao Harbour Shopping Center / Qingdao, China
 
Archohm Consults / Awadh Shilpgram / Lucknow, India

ARK Associates / V Point / Hong Kong
 
DDS+ / Rive Gauche / Charleroi, Belgium
 
Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp / 580 George Street Cafe and Integrated Lobby / Sydney, Australia
 
Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects / Elizabeth Quay Gelato Kiosk / Perth, Australia
 
Matsuya Art Works and KTX archiLAB / The Cutting Edge Pharmacy / Himeji City, Japan
 
Nikken Sekkei / Tokyu Plaza Ginza / Tokyo, Japan
 
The Buchan Group / Chastone Shopping Centre / Melbourne, Australia
 
Urban Agency / Shoe Shelf Shop / Neumünster, Germany
 
WTA Architecture and Design Studio / One Mall Valenzuela / Valenzuela City, Philippines

Sport

Sport - DARK Arkitekter - Oslo Skatehall

3XN Architects / Royal Arena / Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Cox Architecture / Anna Meares Stadium / Brisbane, Australia
 
Cox Architecture / Willinga Park / Bawley Point, Australia
 
DARK Arkitekter / Oslo Skatehall / Oslo, Norway
 
Farrells / Kennedy Town Swimming Pool / Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. China
 
Gras Arquitectos / Tennis Terraces / Santa Ponsa, Spain
 
HKS / U.S. Bank Stadium / Minneapolis, United States of America
 
Populous / Lord’s Warner Stand / London, United Kingdom

Transport

Transport - NEXT architects - Lucky Knot

C.F. Møller Architects / Värtaterminalen Ferry Terminal / Stockholm, Sweden
 
Fentress Architects / Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX / Los Angeles, United States of America
 
Grüntuch Ernst Architects / Transformation Chemnitz Central Station / Chemnitz, Germany
 
JKMM Architects and SITO Oy / Lahti Travel Centre / Lahti, Finland
 
Joao Batista Martinez Correa / Salvador Bahia Metro Stations / Salvador, Brazil
 
Kincl and Neidhardt arhitekti and IGH Projektiranje / New Passenger Terminal at Franjo Tudman International Airport Zagreb / Zagreb, Croatia
 
NEXT architects / Lucky Knot / Changsha, China
 
Nordic / Oslo Airport Expansion / Oslo, Norway
 
PES-Architects / West Terminal 2 / Helsinki, Finland
 
Precast India Infrastructures and Domingo Seminario Architects / Infosys Multi-Level Car Parking / Pune, India
 
Tabanlioglu Architects / Astana Train Station / Astana, Kazakhstan
 
Warren and Mahoney Architects / Wellington International Airport Limited Terminal South Extension / Wellington, New Zealand
 
Zaha Hadid Architects / Salerno Maritime Terminal / Salerno, Italy

Villa

Villa - Bernardes Arquitetura - Triangle House

Bernardes Arquitetura / Triangle House / São Paulo, Brazil
 
EMC Arquitectura / Casa Escondida / La Libertad, El Salvador
 
EMC Arquitectura / Hour House / La Libertad, El Salvador
 
Fearon Hay Architects / Forest House / Auckland, New Zealand
 
German Squella / Rupanco House / Osorno, Chile
 
Gras Arquitectos / Where Eagles Dare / Port d’Andratx, Spain
 
Hamish & Lyons / Stepping Stone House / Maidenhead, United Kingdom
 
Hiren Patel Architects / Gopin / Surat, India
 
Irving Smith Architects / Bach with Two Roofs / Golden Bay, New Zealand
 
James Davidson Architect / Wilson’s Cottage / Lizard Island, Australia
 
Khosla Associates / Retreat in the Sahyadris / Pawna, India
 
Robert Konieczny KWK Promes / By the Way House / Płock, Poland
 
Strom Architects / The Quest / Swanage, United Kingdom
 
Timo Karasalo and GWSK Arkitekter / House KD / Löttorp, Sweden

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