The Art of Building

The Art of Building photography competition is an international showcase for the very best digital photography of the built environment. It is open to both professional and amateur photographers.


The competition is run by the Chartered Institute of Building and celebrates the creativity of the industry, the passion of the people who work within it, and the impact their work has on those who make use of the final construction.

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Congratulations to Ata Adnan for his shot The Daredevil which wins the 2015 competition. With almost 30% of the public vote Adnan also scoops the £3,000 cash prize.



Shot of the Week

Shot of the Week Hundred Years Old House

©Erkan Kalenderli

2015 Highly Commended "This house is exactly 100 years old, it was demolished one day after this photograph was taken, The lady sitting on the couch is 80 years old and lived her entire life in this house, she recalled her memories of it."