The internationally acclaimed award aims to “champion creations and concepts that have pushed their specific typology forward” and accepts entries for projects in progress as well as speculative designs and unrealised competition wins.
Coventry University Science and Health Building (UK) and Nexus International School (Singapore) have both been successful in the initial stage of the Education sub-category.
The masterplan for Luanda has been listed in the Urban Design category and the $100m Miami Cruise Terminal rounds off the achievement, moving into the second stage of the transport sub-category.
Over 250 projects were entered into the awards, with 153 moving forward to this next stage.
Six projects will be selected for the final shortlist, which will be announced 21 February, 2017. The final winner will be announced 14 March, 2017.
Other sub-categories include Healthcare, Civic Buildings, Residential and Commercial.