APA 2021 Selection Sense of Place: Rita Restaurant in Arlo Vallery, Wellington, New Zealand. Image © Andy Spain. Image courtesy of APA 2021
In collaboration with the World Architecture Festival since 2012, the Architectural Photography Awards (APA) celebrate the work of professional and amateur photographers passionate about capturing the beauty of architecture and the built environment.
According to the organizers of the APA: “Images of the built world are ubiquitous, used beyond the world of architecture and design, you will see buildings in advertisements for finance, cars, travel and more. . Despite the visibility of these images, their creators are invisible. The APA crosses sectors and continents to raise awareness of the know-how of these photographers; their ability to translate the sophistication of the built world … “
Among 2000 entries this year, 24 photographers were chosen in the categories Exterior, Interior, Sense of place, Building used, Mobile and Portfolio. Below is a selection of shortlisted photographs in each category.
CATEGORY OF USE OF THE BUILDING SENSE OF THE SITE
MOBILE CATEGORY AND WALLET
The invited jury will judge and discuss the shortlisted images live on November 30 as part of the World Architecture Festival – The Digital Edition. During their deliberations, the jury was invited to “look beyond architecture, to consider composition, the use of scale and the photographers’ sensitivity to the atmosphere”.
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