Five Australian projects have been shortlisted in the 2019 World Architecture Awards special prizes.
The prizes for small projects, best use of certified timber, best use of natural light, use of colour, engineering, and the Amsterdam Prize will be awarded alongside the 33 main award categories.
The five Australian entries were shortlisted in three prize categories:
Best Use of Certified Timber Prize
Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre – Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects with Advanced Timber Concepts Studio
Small Projects Prize
MPavilion 2018 – Estudio Carme Pinós
Over/Under Kiosk (New York, USA) – Woods Bagot
Use of Colour Prize
Welcome to the Jungle House – C Plus C Architectural Workshop
Perth Children’s Hospital – JCY Architects and Urban Designers, Cox Architecture and Billard Leece Partnership and HKS
WAF will convene in Amsterdam from 4 to 6 December – the second time the event has been hosted in the Dutch capital, following previous editions in Barcelona, Singapore and Berlin.
Presentations of the shortlisted designs will be made to more than 100 international juries in front of festival delegates. Category winners will then compete against each other on the final day of the festival for the highest accolades of World Building of the Year, Future Project of the Year, Interior of the Year and Landscape of the Year.
See the Australian projects shortlisted in the main categories here.