Three shortlisted projects for this year’s RIBA award

The hospital in Bangladesh, the bridge in Copenhagen and the cultural center in Berlin are fighting this year for a prestigious architectural recognition.

International award Of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is awarded every two years to architectural projects outside the UK that RIBA believes illustrate “flawless design” and “significant social impact”, the portal reports. The seas.

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Friendship Hospital in Bangladesh; photo: Asif Salman

“Friendship Hospital” in Bangladesh

Among the shortlisted projects this year is “Friendship Hospital” Kashefa Chovdhurija from the bureau URBANA, a medical facility with 80 beds that provides health care in the part of Bangladesh that was most affected by the cyclone.

The construction was made using local bricks and contains a series of intimate courtyards connected by an angular canal that runs through the middle of the building.

The construction was made using local bricks; photo: URBANA

Most Lille Langebro in Copenhagen

Another shortlisted project is the bridge Lille Langebro, which are co-authored by companies WilkinsonEyre i Urban Agency.

One hundred and sixty meters long bicycle and pedestrian bridge in Copenhagen, Denmark, curves across the harbor to connect with the city district of Kristianshavn.

In the middle of the building, rotating mechanisms enable the opening of a bridge for the passage of maritime traffic.

The bridge opens in the middle for maritime traffic; photo: Rasmus Hjortshøj

James-Simon-Galerie in Berlin

She also entered the FISH top 3 James-Simon Gallery author David Chipperfield Architects, a cultural space with a colonnade on the Museum Island in Berlin, which contains facilities for visitors, temporary exhibition spaces and a hall with 300 seats.

The building has a modern look, but is designed to fit in a neoclassical environment, which is otherwise recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Cultural space with a colonnade in Berlin; photo: Simon Menges

Announcement of winners at the beginning of the year

Three “finalists” were selected from a long list of 16 projects, and this year’s shortlist was made by the Grand Jury chaired by a French architect and urban planner. Odil Dec.

The jury also includes a British set designer and artist Es Devlin, an American architect Rozana Hu, and the winner of the international RIBA award for 2018 Gustavo Utrabo.

As announced, the name of this year’s winner will be announced at the beginning of 2022.

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