The 2016 competition is now closed. Public vote opens 15 December 2016.

The Art of Building

The Art of Building photography competition is an international showcase for the very best digital photography of the built environment. It is open to both professional and amateur photographers.


The competition is run by the Chartered Institute of Building and celebrates the creativity of the industry, the passion of the people who work within it, and the impact their work has on those who make use of the final construction.

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2016 competition set to open for entry on 17 October 2016. 

Find out more about the key dates in the competition by clicking here



Shot of the Week

Shot of the Week In the brick kiln

©Phuc Ngo

2012 finalist "Brick architecture is unique"