22nd July 2021
RIBA announces world’s best new buildings for the RIBA International Awards for Excellence 2021

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the 16 winners of the RIBA International Awards for Excellence 2021, a biennial selection of the world’s best new buildings selected from entries to the world’s most prestigious award for architecture, the RIBA International Prize

This year’s projects range from significant cultural destinations such as Modern Art Museum and its Walkways in Shanghai to new city infrastructures such as the elegant Lille Langebro pedestrian and cycle bridge in the heart of Copenhagen; from a beautiful artists’ home in Sri Lanka to a new hospital building in Bogota that connects patients with nature.  

Amongst the 16 winning projects announced, four projects will be shortlisted for this year’s prize and announced in September.  The winner of the RIBA International Emerging Architect Prize and the RIBA International Prize 2021 will be selected by a Grand Jury, chaired by French architect Odile Decq and revealed in November 2021.

For further information, please visit architecture.com

Image credit: The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, MASS Design Group,