This month the world winners of the Prix Versailles 2018 were announced at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. This annual recognition celebrates commercial architecture projects from around the world, promoting successful interactions between culture and economy.

The twelve winning projects—including stores, shopping malls, hotels, and restaurants—were selected from the 70 continental finalist teams from 32 different countries. These works of architecture also show projects that recognize architecture’s relationship with heritage.

See all of the selected projects after the break.

Categoy: Shops & Stores

Shops & Stores – Prix Versailles 2018
Apple Orchard Road – Singapore, Singapore
Foster + Partners – London, United Kingdom


Apple Orchard Road / Foster + Partners. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Apple Orchard Road / Foster + Partners. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Shops & Stores – Special prize Interior 2018
Dolce & Gabbana’s Venice Palazzo – Venice, Italy
Carbondale – Paris, France


Dolce & Gabbana’s Venice Palazzo / Carbondale. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Dolce & Gabbana’s Venice Palazzo / Carbondale. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Shops & Stores – Special prize Exterior 2018
Porcelanosa Chile – Santiago, Chile
Gonzalo Mardones Arquitecto – Santiago, Chile


Porcelanosa Chile / Gonzalo Mardones Arquitecto. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Porcelanosa Chile / Gonzalo Mardones Arquitecto. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Category: Shopping Malls

Shopping Malls – Prix Versailles 2018
Watermark WestQuay – Southampton, United Kingdom
ACME / Hammerson – London, United Kingdom / London, United Kingdom


Watermark WestQuay / ACME - Hammerson. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Watermark WestQuay / ACME – Hammerson. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Shopping Malls – Special prize Interior 2018
Lane 189 – Shanghai, China
UNStudio / CITIC – Amsterdam, Netherlands / Beijing, China


Lane 189 / UNStudio - CITIC. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Lane 189 / UNStudio – CITIC. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Shopping Malls – Special prize Exterior 2018
McArthurGlen Provence – Miramas, France
Marseille Architecture Partenaires – Marseille, France


McArthurGlen Provence / Marseille Architecture Partenaires. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

McArthurGlen Provence / Marseille Architecture Partenaires. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles



Category: Hotels

Hotels – Prix Versailles 2018
Amanyangyun – Shanghai, China
Kerry Hill Architects – Singapore, Singapore


Amanyangyun / Kerry Hill Architects. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Amanyangyun / Kerry Hill Architects. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Hotels – Special prize Interior 2018
Bisate Lodge – Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Nicholas Plewman Architects / Artichoke Design – Johannesburg, South Africa / Capetown, South Africa


Bisate Lodge / Nicholas Plewman Architects . Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Bisate Lodge / Nicholas Plewman Architects . Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Hotels – Special prize Exterior 2018
Six Senses Zil Pasyon – Félicité, Seychelles
Studio RHE – London, United Kingdom


Six Senses Zil Pasyon / Studio RHE. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Six Senses Zil Pasyon / Studio RHE. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Category: Restaurants

Restaurants – Prix Versailles 2018
Ixi’im Restaurant  – Chocholá, Mexico
Central de Proyectos SCP / Paulina Morán – Merida, Mexico / Cancún, Mexico


Restaurante Ixi’im / Central de Proyectos SCP / Paulina Morán. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Restaurante Ixi’im / Central de Proyectos SCP / Paulina Morán. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Restaurants – Special prize Interior 2018
Nobu Downtown – New York, NY, USA
Rockwell Group – New York, NY, USA


Nobu Downtown / Rockwell Group. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Nobu Downtown / Rockwell Group. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Restaurants – Special prize Exterior 2018
Wild Coast Tented Lodge / Nomadic Resorts – Palatupana, Sri Lanka
Nomadic Resorts – Flic en Flac, Mauritius


Tienda de Hospedaje Costa Salvaje / Nomadic Resorts. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

Tienda de Hospedaje Costa Salvaje / Nomadic Resorts. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles

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