Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2017

Building Images 


Exhibition: March 24 – April 22, 2017 


Arcaid are delighted to announce the exhibition is on show at ARCHITEKTUR GALERIE BERLIN in Germany. In the closing gallery talk, gallery director Ulrich Müller will 

speak with architect Bernd Bess, photographer Jan Bitter, curator Chrstina Gräwe and journalist Florian Heilmeyer about the relevance of contemporary architecture photography and who owns photographs in the age of new media.
Gallery talk: April 19, 2017, 7 pm

Ulrich Müller in conversation with 

Bernd Bess Architect, Jan Bitter Photographer, Christina Gräwe Curator, and Florian Heilmeyer Journalist 


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The winners of the 2014 award have been announced at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore.

The overall winners of the Arcaid Images Architectural Photographer of Year 2014, in association with Sto and supported by World Architecture Festival (WAF) are Hufton + Crow.

They had the highest scoring image overall with the interior of the Heydar Aliyev Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects. They were runners up with the same building in the exterior category.
Photographers: Hufton + Crow
Category: Interiors
Building: Heydar Aliyev Center
Location:  Baku, Azerbaijan
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
The prize for this prestigious award is $3,000.  

The runners up are:

Photographer: Victor Romeo
Category: Exteriors
Building:  Cayan Tower
Location: Dubai, UAE
Architects: SOM
Photographer: Inigo Bujedo Aguirre
Category: Buildings in Use
Building: Encants Flea Market
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect:   B720 Arquitectura

Photographer: Joao Morgado
Category: Sense of Place
Building: Outdoor Swimming Pool
Location: Leca de Palmeira, Portugal
Architect: Alvaro Siza Vieira

Photographer: Hufton + Crow
Category: Exteriors
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Location: Baku - Azerbaijan

Presented below are the 20 finalists that were shortlisted from the four categories.   

Exteriors, Interiors, Sense of Place and Buildings in Use.


A selection of the shortlisted entries alongside the winning image will feature in an exhibition titled ‘Building Images 2015’ at Sto Werkstatt, London, January 16th - February 27th.


Since opening its doors in February this year The Werkstatt is fast becoming known as an important East London cultural hub for architectural and design discourse, presenting a programme of exhibitions ,CPD’s workshops and consultations for the architectural façade and acoustics experts.