This week (Nov 28-30) top architect practices from around the world will find out which has scooped the coveted World Building on the Year at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards, this year taking place in Amsterdam. The 2018 awards programme, which includes the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors Awards, received more than 1,000 entries, with submitted buildings ranging from the research centre in Riyadh, guest houses on stilts in rural China and a mosque without a minaret in Iran. 

Other prestigious Awards set to be decided this week include Future Project of the Year, Interior of the Year and Landscape of the Year.

Vali-e-Asr mosque designed by the Iranian architects Reza Daneshmir and Catherine Spiridonoff

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Cen…Hufton Crow