CNN style Architecture | The year’s most stunning architectural photos revealed

Images of a cube-shaped office building in Berlin and a soaring Chinese skyscraper complex are among the finalists in the prestigious Architectural Photography Awards.

Spanning categories including interiors, exteriors and buildings in use, the 2021 shortlist also features pictures of a curvilinear hotel in Dubai and a Hong Kong tower in complete darkness after residents were evacuated during lockdown.

The winners will be announced at the annual World Architecture Festival (WAF), which is being hosted virtually in early December. Two photos will be selected from each of the six categories — one by festival delegates and the other by a jury of architects and industry figures. Of these 12 images, two will be named overall winners.  —read more—