12 Jan RIBA announces the RIBA International List 2018
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the RIBA International List 2018, to award the world’s best new buildings. The list of projects has been selected from entries to the world’s most prestigious award for architecture, the 2018 RIBA International Prize.
From a tranquil chapel wrapped within a forest canopy (Sayama Forest Chapel, Japan) to the bold re-imagining of a grain factory into a new contemporary art museum (Zeitz MOCAA, Africa), from a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Wadden Sea Centre, Denmark) to a post-earthquake reconstruction project (Guangming Village, China), the RIBA International List 2018 features 62 exceptional buildings from more than 28 countries.
Speaking about the RIBA International List 2018, RIBA President, Ben Derbyshire said: “The RIBA International List 2018 shines a light on the world’s best new buildings and most impressive architectural talent. 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 RIBA International Prize is a biennial award for new buildings that sets the global standard for architecture achievement. The Grand Jury led by world-renowned architect, Elizabeth Diller (DS+R) will select the 2018 winner of the RIBA International Prize.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a global professional membership body that serves its members and society in order to deliver better buildings and places, stronger communities and a sustainable environment.
The winner of the 2018 RIBA International Prize will be announced in December 2018.
Photo: The BBVA Bancomer Tower by LEGORRETA + LEGORRETA and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners in Mexico City. Photography: Dolores Robles Martinez
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