The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recently announced the RIBA International List 2018, a new biennial selection of 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,the winner of which will be announced in December 2018.
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 (ZeitzMOCAA, 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 shortlist for the 2018 RIBA International Prize will be selected from this list. The Grand Jury led by world-renowned architect, Elizabeth Diller (DS+R) will select the 2018 winner of the RIBA International Prize, to be announced in December 2018.