Studio Lotus turned a brief to create a government building into an occasion to foster the entire community. It's the official winner and the people's favourite in our Social Good category.
A nine-storey building housing nine turnkey restaurants - designed in Tokyo by Key Operations - earned a 2018 AZ Award of Merit in Architecture: Commercial/Institutional Under 1,000 Square Metres.
Volume C, created by Marcio Kogan for São Paulo retailer Micasa, is a sculptural and flexible vessel - for displaying furniture, hosting events and more - defined by its exposed glulam-wood framing.
El Califa is a taquería that takes cues from the shape, and infinite manifestations, of the humble taco. The Esrawe Studio project is a 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Commercial/Institutional Interiors.
Impeccable architecture meets an urgent cause in Toronto's Casey House, a modernization of Canada's first standalone care centre for patients with HIV/AIDS. The Hariri Pontarini project won the 2018 AZ Award for Social Good.
The Copenhagen International School, designed by C.F. Møller Architects, isn't just a place for academics - it's a solar power plant, covered in 12,000 photovoltaic panels. The project is a 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Commercial/Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres.
The Walumba Elders Centre in Western Australia elegantly responds to the needs of Aboriginal seniors, and to the rugged surrounding landscape.
The Central Energy Facility at Stanford University cuts campus greenhouse gas emissions by 68 per cent - and looks good while doing it.
As its name suggests, School Floating in the Sky is a dream of a learning space. Envisioned by a student in Sangkhlaburi, Thailand, it was realized by D Environmental Design System Laboratory.
Regent Park Aquatic centre, and Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, both in Toronto; Valencia Waste Treatment Plant; Elena Garro Cultural Centre, Mexico City; WMS Boathouse, Chicago; and Community Rowing Boathouse, Boston.