The 20 stunning shortlisted entries for the architectural photography awards revealed
These photographers certainly have solid foundations for building a strong career.
Their images have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Architectural Photography Awards.
Each photo falls into one of four categories including ‘exterior’, ‘interior’, ‘buildings in use’ and ‘sense of place’.
The winner will be announced at the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam next month, with visitors casting their vote for the best image.
The event, aimed at interior designers and architects, will take place from November 28-30, with the outcome of the photography contest announced on the final day.
Scroll down to see the 20 stunning shortlisted images.
Roman Robroek from the Netherlands took this shot of a semi-abandoned power station in Budapest, Hungary. He says that the place is ‘a true gem among industrial locations and was once Europe’s most advanced power station’. The control room itself has been abandoned for quite some time, but most parts of the location are still in use providing power to a major city nearby. Roman entered this image into the ‘interior’ category
Marco Tagliarino from Italy captured a view of Milan’s Piazza Duomo from the Museo del 900, which is housed inside the Palazzo dell’Arengario. Marco entered this image into the ‘sense of place’ category
Ai Qing from China entered this image of the Seashore Chapel in Qinhuangdao, China. The beachside place of worship was designed by Vector Architects and Ai entered his photo into the ‘sense of place’ category
Ryan Koopmans from Canada explored a Soviet-era sanatorium in the town of Tskaltubo in Georgia and took this shot of a stray dog standing on a pile of rubbish. The shelter was designed by architect Kalashniko and Ryan entered this image into the ‘buildings in use’ category
Shao Feng from China entered this image of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Border Crossing Facility designed by Ecadi. This has been shortlisted in the ‘exterior’ category
Omer Kanipak from the UK took this image of the Hive at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew in London. It was designed by English artist Wolfgang Buttress. Omer entered this image into the ‘buildings in use’ category
James Newton from the UK took this shot of the Vortex inside the Bloomberg headquarters in London, with the curving feature designed by Foster + Partners. James entered this image into the ‘interior’ category
B.R.S.Sreenag from India chose to capture the perforated concrete skin of Vm Estancia in Chennai, India. The intricately clad building was designed by KSM Architecture and B.R.S .Sreenag entered this image into the ‘exterior’ category
Jeff Eden from the UK took this snowy image of the Hive at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew during winter. The intricate feature was designed by Wolfgang Buttress. Jeff entered this image into the ‘sense of place’ category.
Suraj Garg from the UK was intrigued by this abstract view of the ceiling of Liege-Guillemins station in Belgium, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Suraj entered this image into the ‘interior category’
He Zhenuan from China captured this image of the Bank of China Tower in Ningbo, which was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. He Zhenuan entered this image into the ‘exterior’ category
Pawel Paniczko from the UK took this striking image of the Long Museum on the West Bund in Shanghai. The landmark was designed by Atelier Deshaus and Pawel entered this image into the ‘exterior’ category
Marius Liutkevicius from the UK was captivated by this minimalist apartment building in Lanzarote, Spain. Marius entered this image into the ‘exterior’ category
Eugeni Pons from Spain took this image of the Théodore Gouvy Theatre in Freyming-Merlebach, France, which was designed by Dominique Coulon & Associates. Eugeni entered this image into the ‘interior category’
Andrew Robertson from the UK captured this image of the Ouse Valley viaduct – designed by David Mocatta – in Sussex. Andrew entered this image into the ‘interior’ category
Dirk Vonten from Germany took this picturesque shot of Neuschwanstein Castle in south west Bavaria during winter. Dirk entered this image into the ‘sense of place’ category
Brad Feinknopf from the U.S. captured this shot of runners in action on a running track at Auburn University in Alabama. Brad entered this image into the ‘buildings in use’ category
Aldo Amoretti from Italy captured a group of gymnasts in action at the Azur Arena in Antibes, France. The sports facility was designed by Auer Weber architects and Aldo entered this image into the ‘buildings in use’ category
Laurian Ghinitoiu from Germany snapped this image at the Vantablack Pavilion, which was designed by Asif Khan for the Winter Olympics 2018 in South Korea. Laurian entered this image into the ‘buildings in use’ category
Zhu Wenqiao from China photographed a group of swimmers on the riverside opposite the construction of Raffles City in Chongqing, China. The building complex was designed by Safdie Architects and Zhu entered this image into the ‘sense of place’ category