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5 ridiculously cool buildings of the future

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By Business Insider | July 11, 2015 12:00PM

The future of architecture is in for some spectacularly cool buildings. The World Architecture Festival (WAF) recently announced the 338 projects that are on its annual design awards shortlist.

In addition to new buildings that went up in the past year, there’s a whole category devoted to structures that aren’t yet completed: the buildings of the future. Here are five of the coolest.

Water Park by Aedas (Hong Kong)

From the leisure development building category. (credit: World Architecture Festival)

 

Vommuli Eco Awareness Resort by WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design (Maldives)

From the leisure development building category. (credit: World Architecture Festival)

 

 

Twist by Belatchew Arkitekter (Stockholm, Sweden)

From the commercial mixed use building category. (credit: World Architecture Festival)

 

The Heart of Yiwu, “An Urban Living Plaza” by Aedas (Zhejiang Province, China)

From the commercial mixed use building category. (credit: World Architecture Festival)

 

E37 Street Residential Tower by Perkins + Will:NEF (New York City, New York)

From the residential building category. (credit: World Architecture Festival)