An underwater restaurant in Norway, a golf club that looks like a sand dune in Jordan, a tree house in Arkansas: These are just three of the stunning buildings that have made the shortlist for the 2019 Dezeen Awards.
Dezeen, an architecture and design website, works to honor the craft of building through the Dezeen Awards, an annual celebration of architecture.
Dezeen released the shortlist of nominees for the 2019 contest in September, narrowing down the entries to the best of the best with an international panel of experts in architecture and design.
The architecture category contains 10 subcategories, and the shortlist has a grand total of 53 nominees. Dezeen highlights everything from small houses to massive event spaces in the shortlist, demonstrating the various ways people interact with the buildings around them across the globe.
Here are 53 of the most beautiful buildings in the world.