Swanston Academic Building, RMIT University, Australia by Lyons Swanston Academic Building, RMIT University, Australia by Lyons

This year’s World Architecture Festival in Singapore has announced it’s shortlist, which features over 280 projects in 29 categories, such as health, higher education/research, housing, and shopping.

One particularly interesting project, the Strawscraper, plans to transform a skyscraper into a wind-farm.

Projects come from all over the world including entries from almost 50 countries and a research station in Antarctica.

Winners from each category will be announced during the festival, and one will be named ‘World Building of the Year.”

Read more: World Building of the Year 2013 shortlist announced

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