The Casa da Musica concert hall in Porto is one of the six buildings shortlisted for the £20,000 2007 Stirling Prize for architecture.
The America's Cup Building and park in the Spanish port of Valencia was the focal point for the world's premier sailing race in 2007.
The Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach am Neckar brings together texts which had been split in the former East and West German states.
Until its redevelopment, Dresden railway station had suffered from unsympathetic repairs and alterations after being badly damaged in World War II air raids.
The Savill Building visitor centre in Windsor Great Park is considered to be a modern interpretation of the traditional British "pavilion in the park".
The Young Vic Theatre in London has been painstakingly reconstructed and satisfies new technical requirements.