Ahead of announcing the winner of Carbuncle Cup, Ellis Woodman takes his camera around this year’s shortlisted monstrosities…

ArcellorMittal Orbit, London Olympic Park, by Anish Kapoor, Cecil Balmond and Kathryn Findlay









Cutty Sark, London, by Grimshaw Architects









Firepool Lock housing, Taunton, by Andrew Smith Architects









Mann Island, Liverpool, by Broadway Malyan









Shard End Library, Birmingham, by ldp Partnership









Titanic Belfast Museum, Belfast, by Todd Architects and Civic Arts