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The Architectural Review announces shortlist for Emerging Architecture Awards 2018
United Kingdom Architecture News - Nov 19, 2018 - 05:46 7501 views
The Architectural Review (AR) has announced the 14 shortlisted architects for the 2018 AR Emerging Architecture Awards, including emerging practices from around the world, will have the opportunity to present their projects in person to our judging panel at the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam.
Shortlisted architects will have the opportunity to present their projects to the judges, who are all previously commended in the awards: Spanish architect Ángela García de Paredes of Paredes Pedrosa, finalists of the inaugural 1999 AR Emerging Architecture awards; Indian architect Gurjit Singh Matharoo commended in the 2009 edition; and Ronald Rietveld of Dutch practice RAAAF, winners in 2013.
With the AREA awards now in their 20th year, the judging process and award celebrations will be held at WAF from 28–30 November in Amsterdam. This year, for the first time, the AR will recognise a body of work rather than a single building. Aspiring candidates were asked to send us a small portfolio of three projects: a completed building, a work in progress, and an idea. The winner will receive a £10,000 prize – and, alongside the shortlisted projects, will be published in a special edition of The Architectural Review.
In addition to the winning and highly commended projects selected by the panel of judges, this year the AR will introduce the Peter Davey Prize – a prize awarded to the editors’ choice, celebrating the twentieth edition of Emerging Architecture. The prize commemorates the AR’s 11th and second longest-serving Editor, Peter Davey, who founded the AR Emerging Architecture awards in 1999 and sadly passed away earlier this year.
The 2018 shortlist includes practices that exercise an economy of intervention in Rio de Janeiro and Mallorca, or a return to earth in new buildings across Uganda and Nepal; whose projects range in scale from single residences delicately balanced in the landscapes of Ireland and Chile, to a whole housing development in New Orleans; whose programmes range from a beautifully detailed pavilion in Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard, through school facilities – classrooms in London and a ‘hygiene station’ in Yunnan – to the underloved industrial in Denmark and Portugal, and the architecture of death, between memorialisation in Mexico and funerals in Japan.
See the full shortlist projects for 2018 below:
Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya / Abari. Image © Ashesh Rajbansh via The Architectural Review
Abari - Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya in Kathmandu, Nepal
TID Annex / ATELIER ARS°. Image © Onnis Luque
Alejandro Guerrero | Andrea Soto, Zapopan, Mexico
Casa Hualle in Araucania, Chile. Image Felipe © Fontecilla
Ampuero Yutronic, London, United Kingdom
Oenological Station in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Image © Jose Hebia
Aulets Arquitectes, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Humanidade2012 / Carla Juaçaba + Bia Lessa. Image © Leonardo Finotti
Carla Juaçaba Studio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hygiene Station for Cattlefield Village School / DOMAT. Image © DOMAT via The Architectural Review
DOMAT, Hong Kong
Tipperne Bird Sanctuary / Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter. Image © Rasmus Norlander
Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter, Copenhagen, Denmark
Starter Home* No. 3 / OJT. Image © William Crocker
OJT, New Orleans, United States
Tua Valley Interpretive Centre / Rosmaninho + Azevedo. Image © Luis Ferreira Alves via The Architectural Review
Rosmaninho + Azevedo, Porto, Portugal
Gahinga Batwa Village / Studio FH Architects. Image © Will Boase Photography, Craig Howes
Studio FH Architects, Kampala, Uganda
Ecology of Colour / Studio Weave. Image © Jim Stephenson
Studio Weave, London, United Kingdom
Knockraha / T O B Architect. Image © Oliver Smith
T O B Architect, Dublin, Ireland
Welcome Pavilion Museum Clemenceau / Titan. Image © Julien Lanoo
Titan, Nantes, France
Agri Chapel / Yu Momoeda Architecture Office. Image © Yousuke Harigane
Yu Momoeda Architecture Office, Fukuoka, Japan
Launched in 1999, the AR Emerging Architecture awards grant early recognition to young designers and celebrate the architectural stars of tomorrow.
Previous winners have included Shigeru Ban, Anna Heringer, Thomas Heatherwick, Jürgen Mayer H and Frida Escobedo, designer of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion in London.
While the AR can take no credit for their individual talents, the award galvanised the success of these architects by promoting them on a global stage.
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