A Japanese chapel, a French gymnasium and a Finnish office building are among the projects shortlisted for this year’s WAN Wood In Architecture award.
The full shortlist:
Sayama Forest Chapel, Saitama, Japan
Dune House, Terschelling, Netherlands
Marc Koehler Architects
Suburban Studio, Enfield, London, United Kingdom
Ashton Porter Architects
Hacine Chérifi Gymnasium, Rillieux-la-Pape, France
Federal Center South Building 1202, Seattle, United States
ZGF Architects LLP
Metsä Group Head Office, Espoo, Finland
Helin & Co Architects
The global entrants were judged Adrian Campbell, associate director at Arup Associates; James Greaves, partner at Hopkins Architects; Dmitri Jajich, associate director at Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Mikko Viljakainen, director at Puuinfo.
The finalists’ projects will be displayed at the Timber Expo, as part of UK Construction Week, and the winning scheme will be announced on the 8 October.