WAF is the world’s largest annual, international, live architectural event. It includes the largest live architectural awards programme in the world, dedicated to celebrating excellence via live presentations to an audience of high profile delegates and international juries.
All shortlisted practices will present their proposals live, in front of festival delegates and the esteemed judging panels. Previous judges include Tracy Meller, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners; Jo Noero, Noero Architects; John Wardle, John Wardle Architects; Issa Diabaté, Koffi & Diabaté Architectes, and Murat Tabanlioglu, Tabanlioglu Architects.
World Architecture Festival comprises of:
- A thematic conference programme
- Live judging of finalists ‘projects
- Gallery of all award entries
- Exhibition area
- Networking and social events including partner fringe events
- Gala dinner announcing the overall winners
Alongside the World Architecture Festival sits its sister awards programme, Inside World Festival of Interiors. Inside is a feast of creativity, inspiration and knowledge for the interiors industry and delegates have access to both events. Comprising the most original and exciting interiors from the last 12 months, projects can be entered across 11 diverse categories.
Architects and designers can submit their completed buildings, future projects, landscape and interior designs before the entry deadline of 5 May 2023.