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Culture: Completed Buildings — Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal by AL_AThis building by Amanda Levete and Associates is located on the Tagus River, and is a multi-purpose facility designed in such a way that visitors can walk over, under and within the building itself.

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Competition Entries: Future Projects — Shelter on the Edge, Aleppo, Syria by Design and More InternationalConceived as a solution to shelters housing growing numbers of refugees, Shelter on the Edge in Aleppo, Syria, is designed to allow for new units to be added onto existing housing units when the need arises.

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Religion: Completed Buildings — The Chapel of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, Pambujan, Philippines by WTA Architecture and Design StudioThis chapel is located within a hospital in Pambujan, a small rural town in the Philippines. The chapel features stained glass in the entry as well as the back of the alter.

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Small Projects Prize: Completed Buildings — The Cutting Edge Pharmacy, Himeji City, Japan by Matsuya Art Works and KTX archiLABThis pharmacy in Himeji City, Japan, features a minimalist white interior with black accents. The architects hope that the interior will convey a sense of “advanced medical care” that patients would expect.

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Health: Completed Buildings — Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel, Fitzroy Crossing, Australia by Iredale Pedersen Hook ArchitectsDesigned as a treatment residence for indigenous people suffering from renal disease, the Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel in Fitzroy Crossing, Australia, allows patients to receive treatment while still being close to their family members and the community. The space features six small houses, and can accommodate a total of 19 people.

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Small Projects Prize: Completed Buildings — The Smile, London, United Kingdom by Alison Brooks ArchitectsInitially revealed as part of the 2016 London Design Festival, The Smile is constructed using American tulipwood, a material said to be stronger than concrete.

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Display: Completed Buildings — Zhuhai Opera House, Zhuhai, China by CR Institute of Architectural & Urban DesignThe Zhuhai Opera House in Zhuhai, China, is built of two shell-like structures, the larger of which sits at 90 meters (295 feet) tall, and the smaller at 60 meters (197 feet) tall. Collectively, both buildings can seat over 2,000 people.

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House: Completed Buildings — Binh House, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia ArchitectsThe Binh House in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, features several spaces — from the roof to the balconies — for trees and plants. The architects hope that this will increase the presence of green spaces in cities.

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Display: Completed Buildings — Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, US by Kohn Pedersen Fox AssociatesKohn Pedersen Fox Associates were tasked with renovating the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. One of the renovations included a steel “wrap” around the building’s existing framework.

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Villa: Completed Buildings — Triangle House, São Paulo, Brazil by Bernardes ArquiteturaThis Sao Paulo, Brazil, home is built with a triangular floor plan, and maximizes natural light through the use of a skylight and printed glass brise-soleils.

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Housing: Completed Buildings — Urban Rigger, Copenhagen, Denmark by BIG – Bjarke Ingels GroupConceived as a solution to rising housing prices in major cities, BIG’s Urban Rigger is built with re-purposed shipping containers. It is the first floating, carbon neutral housing made from shipping containers.

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Landscape: Garden of the Mind, Berlin, Germany by P LandscapeDesigned by the Thai Landscape Architecture firm PLandscape, the Garden of the Mind is inspired by the country’s culture and landscapes.

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New & Old: Completed Buildings — Printemps Haussmann, Paris, France by UufiePrintemps is a Parisian department store that was originally built in 1865. This redesign introduces an atrium to the complex that allows visitors to see multiple levels.

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Hotel & Leisure: Completed Buildings — Atlas Hotel Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia ArchitectsThis hotel’s exterior is made using locally-sourced sandstone. Plants help to improve ventilation and provide shade to the building’s interior.

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Hotel & Leisure: Completed Buildings — British Airways i360, Brighton, United Kingdom by Marks Barfield ArchitectsAt 162 meters (531 feet) tall this is the tallest moving observation tower in the world. The glass observation pod can hold 200 people and features 360 degree views of Brighton and surrounding areas.

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Civic and Community: Completed Buildings — Suzhou Chapel, Suzhou, China by Neri&Hu Design and Research OfficeThis chapel in Suzhou, China features a perforated metal facade, and uses multiple windows throughout the space to best utilize natural light.

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