Shortlist Announced for Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2015

The chosen photographs will be exhibited at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore, 4-6 November 2015

by Angelica Marino
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Building : Universite Ibn Zohr de Laayoune

Category : Exteriors

Place and Country : Laayoune - Morocco

Photographer : Doublespace (Amanda Large & Younes Bounhar)

Architect : Regroupement d'Architectes El Kabbaj

 

Arcaid is delighted to announce the first stage of judging for the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2015 is complete. These photographs will be exhibited at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore, 4-6 November 2015. The overall winner will be announced at the Gala Dinner.

 

Building : JBR Beachside, residential buildings and public beach

Category : Sense of Place

Place and Country : Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Photographer : Ieva Saudargaite

Architect : Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WATG)

 

The Arcaid Images Architectural Photographer of the year Award highlights the expertise of the specialist architectural photographer, translating the sophistication of architecture into a readable and understandable two dimensions, to explain and extol the character, detail and environment of the project.

 

Building : The Philharmonic Hall Szczecin

Category : Exteriors

Place and Country : Szczecin - Poland

Photographer : Laurian Ghinitoiu

Architect : Estudio Barozzi & Veiga

 

Presented here are the shortlisted images from the four categories: "Exteriors", "Interiors", "Sense of Place", and "Buildings in Use".

 

 

Building : Refugi dil fieu

Category : Interiors

Place and Country : Flims - Switzerland

Photographer : Mads Mogenson

Architect : AAM Architektin

 

The 2015 judges are; Barozzi / Veiga, Architects Barcelona, Amy Croft: Curator, Katy Harris; Foster + Partners, Hufton and Crow; Photography, Ian Moore; Architect Australia, Clifford Pearson; Architectural Record and Christine Murray; Architectural Review.

 

Building : Yick Cheong Building

Category : Buildings In Use

Place and Country : Quarry Bay - Hong Kong

Photographer : Tan Lingfrei

Architect : Public housing development

 

During the process each judge was asked to look beyond the architecture itself, considering the photographers merits composition, sense of place, atmosphere and use of scale.

 

Building : Long Museum West Bund

Category : Exteriors

Place and Country : Shanghai, - China

Photographer : Su Shengliang

Architect : Atelier Deshaus

 

Judge Christine Murray said "I believe architectural photography should not be solely focussed on the building, but give you a wider sense of the context. Like the photographs in old issues of National Geographic, I want to experience this place and it's people. I want to feel like I've traveled."

 

Building : Bethel Secondary School

Category : Sense of Place

Place and Country : Gourcy - Burkina Faso

Photographer : Grant Smith

Architect : Article 25

 

A selection of the shortlisted entries alongside the winning image will feature in an exhibition at Sto Werkstatt, London during early 2016.

 

 

Building : Nudgee College

Category : Buildings In Use

Place and Country : Brisbane, Queensland - Australia

Photographer : Christopher Frederick Jones

Architect : M3 Architecture

 

The Werkstatt is known as an important East London cultural hub for architectural and design discourse, presenting a programme of exhibitions ,CPD’s workshops and consultations for the architectural façade and acoustics experts.

 

Building : Parque Natural do Fogo

Category : Sense of Place

Place and Country : Ilha do Fogo - Cabo Verde

Photographer : Fernando Guerra

Architect : OTO Arquitectos

 

Building : De Rotterdam

Category : Sense of Place

Place and Country : Rotterdam - The Netherlands

Photographer : Ryan Koopmans

Architect : Rem Koolhaas

 

Building : Kandalama Hotel

Category : Sense of Place

Place and Country : Dambulla - Sri Lanka

Photographer : Tom Roe

Architect : Geoffrey Bawa

 

Building : Living-Garden House

Category : Interiors

Place and Country : Katowice - Poland

Photographer : Iñigo Bujedo-Aguirre Photograhy

Architect : Robert Konieczny

 

Building : Tranfor

Category : Interiors

Place and Country : Torres Vedras - Portugal

Photographer : Fernando Guerra

Architect : Pedro Gadanho + CVDB

 

Building : Long Museum West Bund

Category : Interiors

Place and Country : Shanghai - China

Photographer : Su Shengliang

Architect : Atelier Deshaus 

 

Building : The Leadenhall Building

Category : Interiors

Place and Country : London - England

Photographer : Mark Gorton, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners 

 

Building : Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Category : Exteriors

Place and Country : Gold Coast, Queensland - Australia

Photographer : Christopher Frederick Jones

Architect : COX Rayner Architects

 

 

Building : Bethel Secondary School

Category : Exteriors

Place and Country : Gourcy - Burkina Faso

Photographer : Grant Smith

Architect : Article 25

 

Building : Parque Natural do Fogo

Category : Buildings In Use

Place and Country : Cape Verde

Photographer : Fernando Guerra

Architect : OTO Arquitectos

 

Building : EPFL Quartier Nord

Category : Buildings In Use

Place and Country : Ecublens - Switzerland

Photographer : Fernando Guerra

Architect : Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés

 

Building : 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

Category : Buildings In Use

Place and Country : Kanazawa - Japan

Photographer : Jeremie Souteyrat

Architect : Sanaa

 

 

 

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    The Philharmonic Hall Szczecin

    Szczecin / Poland / 2014

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    De Rotterdam

    Rotterdam / Netherlands / 2013

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    The Leadenhall Building

    London / United Kingdom / 2014