Be among the best at the WAN Awards 2018

09 Nov 2018

Pelli Clarke Pelli’s Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, Henning Larsen’s Belfast Waterside and SLA’s SUND Nature Park in Copenhagen are among the high-profile projects on the shortlist for the prestigious WAN Awards 2018. More than 100 projects and practices are shortlisted across the 30 categories of the awards, which are now in their tenth year. Together, they represent the very best in international architecture today.

The winners’ names will be announced at an awards dinner taking place at the London Hilton Bankside on 20 November. This celebrated event attracts a global audience of top architects and industry leaders. 

This year’s event will be attended by studios including: Architectus, BACCA, Dixon Jones, Form4 Architecture, HDR, Lacime Architects, Margot Krasojevic Architecture, NBBJ, Pascall+Watson, RSAA/Buro Ziyu Zhuang, Squire & Partners, Weston Williamson and Partners, and Woods Bagot. 

There’s still time for you to join the audience at this prestigious event. You can book your ticket here.

Here’s the full shortlist of categories and contenders for the WAN Awards 2018:



UTS Blackfriars Children's Centre - DJRD | Lacoste + Stevenson | Architects in Association

Hubert Perrodo Building, St Peter's College, University of Oxford - Design Engine Architects

University of Iowa, Voxman Music Building - LMN Architects

South Melbourne Primary School and Integrated Community Facilities - Hayball

Macquarie University Incubator - Architectus

Mulan Weichang Visitor Centre Library - Zhang Hai'ao (HDD)

Marlborough Primary School - Dixon Jones


Education – Future Projects

Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati - Henning Larsen, KZF Design

The Hub, University of Cambridge - Jestico + Whiles

Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge - Jestico + Whiles

Carey Baptist Grammar School - Architectus

Mount Si High School - NAC Architecture


Adaptive Reuse

The Wadden Sea Centre - Dorte Mandrup

Uber Advanced Technology R&D Center - Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects

The Sekforde - Chris Dyson Architects

The Department Store - Squire and Partners

The Gasworks - Chris Dyson Architects

Gouda Cheese Warehouse - Mei Architects and Planners



Mental Health Hospital in Vejle - Arkitema Architects

Brooklyn Health Center - Francis Cauffman

Scheldehof Residential Care Centre - Atelier PRO

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary - NBBJ in collaboration with Ryder Architecture

NGS Macmillan Unit, Chesterfield Royal Hospital - The Manser Practice


Healthcare – Future Projects 

Everbright Life Center - HDR Architecture Inc.

Strømme Senter - Shared care homes for people with dementia - FRIIS & MOLTKE Architects

Phuc: An Elderly Village - HAS-Architecture


Affordable Housing

Îlot 19 La Défense, Nanterre, France - Farshid Moussavi Architecture

Habitat for Orphan Girls - ZAV Architects

Primary Stingy Blocks of Flats - Helin & Co Architects


Sustainable Buildings

Bambey University - IDOM

John W. Olver Design Building - Leers Weinzapfel Associates

CIFI Sustainable Demonstration Building - SUP Atelier/ School of Architecture, Tsinghua University

Passive Pavilion of Longfor Sundar - SUP Atelier/ School of Architecture,Tsinghua University

The New Evjen School - Pir II AS

Sonoma Academy's Janet Durgin Guild & Commons - WRNS Studio


Wood in Architecture

Stage of Forest - META-Project

Macquarie University Incubator - Architectus

Henry Street House - Eugene Cheah Architecture

The Trondelag Regional Touring Theatre - Pir II AS

Embodied Computation Lab - The Living

The New Evjen School - Pir II AS



Masmo Solhaga Park - Land Arkitektur

Building a Greenway: Puyangjiang River Corridor - TURENSCAPE

Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project - Turf Design Studio & Environmental Partnership

SUND Nature Park - SLA


Urban Design – Future Projects

New Baishizhou Shenzhen - Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Whitmore Community Food Hub Complex Plan: Building Community Around Food University of Arkansas Community - Design Center + University of Arkansas Resiliency Center

Bulfinch Crossing Master Plan - CBT

Thunderbird District - Fred Geis, East West Alliance, J Roc Development, Perkins+Will

Belfast Waterside - Henning Larsen

Queenstown Masterplan - LandLAB



The Coogee Beach Centre - Brewster Hjorth Architects

Pierhouse and 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge - Marvel Architects


Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay - Buchan + Conway Beg Architects


Concrete in Architecture

Foro Boca Concert Hall - Rojkind Arquitectos

Shui Cultural Center - West-Line Studio

Two St Peter's Square - SimpsonHaugh

Rust-ic House - URBAN-AGENCY


Metal in Architecture

Healing Pavilion - Ball-Nogues Studio

SIIC Center - Qingdao International Beer City - UAP in collaboration with Shanghai Industrial Investment Corporation and SWA

Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity) - Idris Khan with UAP and bureau^proberts

Rebirth of the Offset Printing Factory - ORIGIN ARCHITECT



Sound Transit - North Link University Station, University of Washington - LMN Architects

Tom Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Architect: Fentress Architects, Associate Architects: HNTB Architecture, Inc., BASE Architecture

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 4 - SAA Architects Pte Ltd, Consortium Lead and Executive Architect, Benoy Ltd, Concept Design Architect, Interior Designer and Wayfinding


Transport – Future Projects

Revolving Sail Boat Bridge - Margot Krasojevic Architecture

Jincheng Plaza Transport Hub - AREP

LaGuardia Airport New Terminal B - HOK

Tiruchirappalli International Airport, New Terminal - Pascall+Watson

Smart Urban Park System - Strohecker Architects

International Airport in Philippines - GMW MIMARLIK


Rising Star

Three14 Architects

David Benjamin - The Living


Haptic Architects

Bernardo Quinzaños Oria, Ignacio Urquiza Seoane - CCA | Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica

Yichen Lu - Studio Link-Arc, LLC


Best Use of Immersive Technology

The Dancing Pavilion - Estudio Guto Requena

Future Street - Place Design Group, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), Internet Of Things Alliance Australia (IoTA) and Smart Cities Council Australia/New Zealand

Royal Colombian Hospital, Mental Healthcare Facility - Stantec Architecture Ltd

The Sea View Healthy Community - Perkins+Will

The Light Creature - Estudio Guto Requena



Celine Ginza G6 - Casper Mueller Kneer Architects


SITE Santa Fe Façade - SHoP Architects in collaboration with UAP

Shui Cultural Center - West-line Studio

Terrazas del Lago - Morph Estudio


Colour in Architecture

Khyaung School - Weston Williamson + Partners

Vegetal Kingdom - Senosiain Arquitectos

Chaoyang Future School - Crossboundaries / BIAD International Studio

Bloomcanopy - Matter Architecture Practice


Small Spaces

Village Lounge in Shangcun - SUP Atelier/ School of Architecture, Tsinghua University

Bellbird Retreat - Steendijk

Restroom in the Mountains - Lab D+H

Bex & Arts - Montalba Architects

MPavilion - Office for Metropolitan Architecture

M+ Pavilion - VPANG Architects Limited


Tall Buildings

Salesforce Tower - Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

1 William Street - Woods Bagot

252 East 57th Street - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)

Chaoyang Park Plaza - MAD Architects



The Walled – Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat - Neri&Hu Design and Research Office


Dorotheen Quartier - Behnisch Architekten, Stuttgart

Stibbe Headquarters - Jo Coenen Architects & Urbanists

Nordea Bank Headquarters in Denmark - Henning Larsen

2050 M Street - REX

Salesforce Tower - Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects


Commercial – Future Projects

Campus X - Form4 Architecture


Wonderwoods - MVSA Architects + Stefano Boeri Architetti

Hangzhou Wangchao Center - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)

Energy Tower - Gerber Architekten GmbH


Binary Harmonics - Form 4 Architecture



Gasholders London - WilkinsonEyre

Grow with the Forest - Valley Villas at the foot of Changbai Mountain - ORIGIN ARCHITECT

Península House - Bernardes Arquitetura

Culture Matters- Vanke Big Family Housing Community Center - Lacime Architects

Maybanke - Allen Jack+Cottier

Living on the Altmühl riverside - Behnisch Architekten, München


Residential – Future Projects

DISCUS - Belatchew Arkitekter

40-Baagh - Shift Process Practice

Self-Excavation Hurricane House - Margot Krasojevic Architecture

River Beech Tower - Perkins+Will, University of Cambridge, and Thornton Tomasetti


House of the Year

Tongling Recluse - RSAA/Büro Ziyu Zhuang

Grow with the Forest- Valley Villas at the foot of Changbai Mountain - ORIGIN ARCHITECT

House in Karpathos - OOAK Architects

Issa Megaron - PROARH

MK5 House - ORTRAUM architects

Open House: Intimate Home - Endeavour Land Sdn Bhd

Brick Cave - H&P Architects


Civic Buildings

Mulan Weichang Visitor Centre - Zhang Hai'ao(HDD)

Suzhou Chapel - Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Chetian Cultural Center - West-Line Studio

Brincante - Bernardes Arquitetura

CRLand Archive Library - Studio Link-Arc, LLC

Msheireb Museums - John McAslan + Partners


Civic Building – Future Project

Memorial in the Path - Lawrence Kim / A+U Lab, Pusan National University

Ponsonby Urban Park - LandLAB

Luhu Cultural Center - Studio Link-Arc, LLC

Garden Chapel Pavilion - archimania


Performing Spaces

Royal Academy of Music - Theatre and New Recital Hall - Ian Ritchie Architects Ltd

Queen Elisabeth Hall - SimpsonHaugh

George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater - Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Congress Center of Jonzac - TETRARC


Sport in Architecture

Bamboo Sports Hall at Panyaden International School - Chiangmai Life Architects

Mercedes-Benz Stadium - HOK

Yangzhou Rowing Water Sports Center - FCHA

Vestre Fjord Park - ADEPT

The Warner Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground - Populous

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