Competition heats up....

Wednesday 06 Feb 2008

WAN House of the Year Award 2007 enters last round

This week, the jury headed by WAN chairman Richard Coleman, met at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) headquarters in London to select a shortlist of six houses from the pre-selected long list of 25. The high quality of entries this year had come in from architects in 20 different countries making the task especially hard.

After hours of reviewing, debating, analysis and comparison, each judge had their own favourite but eventually a consensus formed and short list was agreed upon.

The six short listed entries were (starting top left going clockwise):
The judges comments can be found by clicking on the links below.

1. Salt Point House
Thomas Phifer and Partners
New York, USA

2. The Long House
Keith Williams Architects
London, UK

3. Acrylic House
Takeshi Hosaka Architects
Japan

4. Home/office
Marià Castelló arquitecte
Formentera Island, Spain

5. House J
Kevin Fellingham Architecture
Cape Town, SA

6. J2 House
3LHD architects
Zagreb, Croatia

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