Best architectural photograph of the year announced

A shot of a brick reservoir in London's Finsbury Park has been selected as the best architecture photograph of the year at the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2016.

The image, taken by British photographer Matt Emmett, captures the brick arches of the covered reservoir, which was designed by the East London Waterworks Company in 1868.

A chapel by Peter Zumthor, a red brick gallery by Herzog & De Meuron and a São Paulo museum by Linda Bo Bardi were among the subjects of 20 images shortlisted for architecture photograph of the year.

Bricklaying robots create bulging brick facade for Shanghai arts centre

Some impressive architectural advancements happening in China, Archi-Union Architects have created an undulating masterpiece in Shanghai.

The complicated form could only be generated using computer software that needed to be programmed into robots that could accurately place the bricks into the correct positions to create the sculptural warped-effect surface.

Photography is by Shengliang Su and Bian Lin.

Photography is by Shengliang Su and Bian Lin.