An initiative of AZURE, the award-winning magazine focused on contemporary architecture and design, the AZ Awards is a global competition open to designers, manufacturers and students of design-related disciplines.
With broad international reach, 826 outstanding entries were received this year from 52 countries. From this impressive group of submissions, 18 extraordinary winners were selected from by an international jury that includes Chris Wilkinson of WilkinsonEyre (London, U.K.), interior designer Anna Simone of Cecconi Simone (Toronto, Canada), landscape architect Thomas L. Woltz of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects (Charlottesville, U.S), John Tong of +tongtong (Toronto, Canada) and Omer Arbel of Bocci (Vancouver, Canada)
Amongst the winners is a design from Shim Sutcliffe Architects that features the longest cantilever in North America as well as a dynamic landscape concept from Aldayjover Architecture and Landscape bringing green space and floodwater relief to Pamplona, Spain.
In addition to awards for Best Architecture Over 1000 Square Meters, Under 1000 Square Meters and Best Residential Architecture, fascinating categories include Best Temporary Architecture, Best Architectural Product, Best Unbuilt Concept, The Social Good Award and more. You can see the full winners below.