Stone Garden — Mina Image Center and Housing by Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture has won the Dezeen Awards 2021 architecture project of the year.
The building in Lebanon “has this remarkable freshness and it has power in its simplicity and elegance,” said judge Christina Seilern.
Announced at the Dezeen Awards 2021 architecture show, the building with a hand-chiselled facade won the prestigious architecture project of the year award, as well as being named housing project of the year.
Although Lina Ghotmeh was on the master jury for the Dezeen Awards architecture categories, she was not present when this category and the overall winner were discussed.
There were 1,551 entries for the architecture categories at this year’s Dezeen Awards, which is sponsored by Dodds & Shute, Longboard Products, Knauf, Kingspan, Kvadrat, Tom Dixon and Norse Projects.
Of these, 56 were shortlisted by our jury of 25 leading figures from the world of architecture.
The winners of the interiors categories will be announced on 23 November, the design winners will be unveiled on 24 November, the sustainability and media winners will be revealed on 25 November, and the studio winners will be announced on 26 November.