2020 Winners & Finalists


The Value of Time

James Retief

Judges' Choice Winner, 2020

With the ongoing renovations to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, this iconic monument has been shrouded in a layer of scaffolding. I found beauty in the filigree matrix of scaffolding poles, stairs, and netting, that temporarily obscures the monument abstracting it into a lo fidelity approximation of the overly familiar form.

Arg of Karim Khan

Borna Mirahmadian

Public's Choice Winner, 2020

Sun shines through colorful stained glass window of Karim Khan Arg, located in Shiraz, Iran. This masterpiece is all about the Art of Building.

Museo Guggenheim Bilbao

Javier Arcenillas
Highly Commended, 2020
A young woman sits down to wait in one of the flowerpots that decorate the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is one of the great world icons of architecture, one of the masterpieces that mix Art, Design and Engineering to crown architecture. During the summer of Covid 19, the lack of tourism in the city transformed the way of understanding the building itself.

Creating the Future

Shyjith Onden Cheriyath
The Museum of Future is the latest edition of Dubai's architecture wonders. The Museum of the Future is a museum of innovation and design, currently under construction The Museum of the Future strives to be a place of tolerance where varied cultural, philosophical, social and spiritual outlooks are welcome.

Inle Houses

Aung Chan Thar
Towards the end of 2019, I went on photo trips to Inle. It is inhabited by the Shan people, one of the Burmese ethnic groups. They are building floating houses in this Inle Lake. People in Inlay live on water and search for their livelihood there. They trade on the water. They do agriculture on the water and sell all the fruits, which they cultivated, at the floating market.

City in the Desert

Joebel Garcisto
Housing project built at the bottom of the mountain and surrounded by a warm color of desert is one of the ambitious project in Abu Dhabi

Colourful Doors

Gerdie Hutomo Nurhadi

There Is No Bad Weather for Building

Kirill Kolosov
Construction of the tallest skyscraper in Europe. Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Passing Through

Robert Debski
Casa da Musica in Porto, Portugal provides the photographer with many striking viewpoints. However, fortunate timing not only brought movement to this image but also a level of intrigue as one tries to reconcile the perspective.

Snake Under Moonlight

Jinjing Lyu
Taken on the last day of 2019. Hardin Theatre in Heilongjiang.

City on Fire, Reflected

Daniel Jenney
Modern, minimalist architecture can really be a great canvas to let light play and change through out the day, this structure located on New York's lower west side reflects the sunset behind the city and provides great hard and sharp contrast to the pastel sky.

The Land of Buddha

Bob Chiu
Founded in 1880, the Sitar Five Ming Buddhist Institute has been focusing on teaching activities and striving to become a modern religious institution with standardization and rule of law.

The Church and the Skyscraper

Anna Kaunis
A cozy church, sandwiched between a family of skyscrapers in Moscow.

Maastricht 01

Philippe van Gelooven
Architecture in the Euregio


Hadi Dehghanpour

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