From a controversial mosque built without a minaret to a modern treehouse retreat, these are some of the world’s most creatively built structures, and they are all shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival (WAF) and INSIDE World Festival of Interiors Awards 2018, which will take place in Amsterdam in the Netherlands from November 28 to 30.

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Of the 1,000 entries received, just over 500 projects across 81 countries made the shortlist, and these modern buildings span from hospitality structures in India to pharmacies in Taiwan and even museums in the US.

Here, we’ve included some of our favourites:

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