5th January 2018
RIBA announces the RIBA International List 2018

RIBA has announced the RIBA International List 2018, a longlist of the world’s best new buildings.

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 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.

To learn more about the 2018 RIBA International Prize and this year’s finalists please visit: http://architecture.co/ribainternationalprize


Image Credits (from clockwise left to right): King Fahad National Library, courtesy of Gerber Architekten; Captain Kelly’s Cottage, courtesy of John Wardle Architects; Vertical Forest, courtesy of Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca, Giovanni La Varra) with Studio Emanuela Borio and Laura Gatti); Mulan​ ​Weichang​ ​Visitor​ ​Centre​, courtesy of HDD.