The gradual ‘opening up’ of the world has spurred on multi-MW builds this year, and proud designers, architects and builders have submitted their latest projects for the DCD>Data Center Architecture Award.

But beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so it's up to you to choose which data center should take home the top prize at this year's DCD>Global Awards.

Click on the gallery below to see the nominees...

Pretty on paper

Some have an overarching concept, others show attention to detail, and others simply apply the right level of cosmetics to the outside of a building which, as ever is crisp and functional on the inside. With so much variety, there's something for everyone!

We'll announce the winner with the most votes during the DCD>Global Awards hosted in London on 8 December and broadcast live on Be sure to join us for this ultimate showcase of data center excellence!

For more about the DCD>Global Awards, click here.