Arcaid unveiled the shortlist for its best architecture photograph of 2017

Interior: Gymnasium of the New Campus of Tianjin University, China, by Atelier Li Xinggang, photographed by Terrence Zhang
22/10/2017
Arcaid unveiled the shortlist for its best architecture photograph of 2017
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Interior: Gymnasium of the New Campus of Tianjin University, China, by Atelier Li Xinggang, photographed by Terrence Zhang
The light in a concrete gymnasium in China, a seemingly endless atrium in South Africa and two triangles as backstage of playground facade in Tokyo all feature among the 20 images shortlisted to be named architecture photograph of the year.
20 photographs finalists in the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2017. The shortlist was selected by a panel of judges, and the winner, who will be announced in November, will receive €2,550 (£2,275) and will have their photograph exhibited in Image+Space gallery in Beijing.

The shortlist was selected by a panel of judges that included Amy Croft, Artist and curator of Sto Werkstatt, Clerkenwell London, Richard Bryant, Architectural Photographer, Katy Harris, Communications Director, Foster + Partners, Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham MBE, Klein Dytham Architecture, David Jenkins - Publisher, Circa Press, John Hill, Editor of the World-Architects eMagazine, Kate Goodwin, Head of Architecture and Drue Heinz Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts, Matt Emmett - Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards Winner in 2016, and Andrew Chen Li, AIA, Deputy Chairman (Founder) Chief Architect, Cendes Architecture.

"The winning images not only captured the aesthetics of different architecture and space, but also went beyond recording the images by telling stories about the meaningful built environments," said Chen Li.

All shortlisted photographs will be exhibited at the read more
Buildings in use: Gymnasium of the New Campus of Tianjin University, China, by Atelier Li Xinggang, photographed by Terrence ZhangBuildings in use: ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark, by Schmidt Hammer Lassen and Olafur Eliasson, photographed by David BorlandBuildings in use: Selegie House, Singapore, by the Housing and Development Board, photographed by Siyuan MaBuildings in use: Derby Arena Velodrome, UK, by Faulkner Brown Architects, photographed by Martine HamiltonBuildings in use: Office building, Beijing, China, photographed by Tom StahlSense of place: Museum of the Pop Culture (formerly known as the EMP Museum), Seattle, USA, by Frank Gehry, photographed by Conchi MartínezSense of place: Folk Art Museum, China Academy of Arts, Hangzhou, China, by Kengo Kuma, photographed by Terrence ZhangSense of place: Black Rock Lighthouse Service at Burning Man, Nevada, USA, photographed by Tom StahlSense of place: Choi Hung Estate, Hong Kong, photographed by Fabio MantovaniSense of place: Messner Mountain Museum Corones, South Tyrol, Italy, by Zaha Hadid Architects, photographed by Tom RoeExterior: Sumida Hokusai Museum, Tokyo, Japan, by Kazuyo Sejima, photographed by Laurian GhinitoiuExterior: SALA Ayutthaya Hotel, Thailand, by Onion, photographed by Wison TungthunyaExterior: North wall of the Revel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, photographed by Brian RoseExterior: Bosjes Chapel, Ceres, Cape Town, South Africa, by Steyn Studio, photographed by Adam LetchExterior: Samsung Electronics HQ building in San Jose, California, USA, by NBBJ, photographed by David CrawfordInterior: Gymnasium of the New Campus of Tianjin University, China, by Atelier Li Xinggang, photographed by Terrence ZhangInterior: Tianrenhe Museum, Hangzhou, China, by HHDFUN, photographed by Zhenfei WangInterior: Dongzhuang Building Museum of the Western Regions, China, by Xinjiang Wind Architectural Design & Research Institute, photographed by Yao LiInterior: Ponte City Apartments, Johannesburg, South Africa, photographed by Ryan KoopmansInterior: Baan Mom private residence, Bangkok, Thailand, by Integrated Field