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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the twelve buildings which will receive RIBA International Awards for architectural excellence on Thursday 21 June 2012. From Foster + Partners’ high-density urban development Troika in Kuala Lumpur to the world’s tallest building designed by a British architect, the Guangzhou Finance Centre by Wilkinson Eyre, the awards recognise some of the world’s most imaginative, dramatic and green buildings.

The RIBA International Awards are presented to architecture practices based outside the UK building anywhere outside the UK; or for practices based in Britain and working outside the EU. All winners are eligible for...

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