A total of 338 structures have been nominated for the “Best Building of the Year” award at this year’s World Architecture Festival in Singapore. While the winner won’t be announced until November, Business Insider put together a shortlist of some of the most marvelous among the nominees for us to gaze at in awe.
These buildings include hotels, schools, office buildings and shopping malls, and quite a few of them happen to be located in Greater China.
We’ve put together a list of all the contenders from Taiwan and mainland China (including one in Shanghai). Have a look at them below and be amazed!
From the hotel and leisure building category:
Youth Hotel in iD Town by O Office Architects in Shenzhen
From the shopping building category:
Sino Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu by The Oval Partnership in Chengdu
Riverside 66 by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in Tianjin
From the culture buildings category:
Shanghai Natural History Museum by Perkins + Will in Shanghai
From the schools building category:
Shunde Primary School by K2LD Architects Pte Ltd. in Guangdong
From the civic and community building category: