The world's largest festival and live awards for the global architecture community: debate, learn and be inspired
2-4 October 2013
Marina Bay Sands
Winners of World Building of the Year 2012
Wilkinson Eyre, Grant Associates, Atelier One and Atelier Ten
Winner of World Building of the Year 2012
Cooled Conservatories at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore, Wilkinson Eyre, Grant Associates, Atelier One and Atelier Ten
Winner of Culture Project of the Year 2012
Liyuan Library, Beijing, China, Li Xiadong Atelier
Winner of the New and Old Project of the Year, Plaza Espana in Adeje, Spain
Menis Arquitectos were presented with Paul Finch’s Director’s Prize
Listen to the most innovative architects around the Globe at WAF 2013
Thomas Heatherwick gives WAF 2012's final keynote lecture
Winner of Villa Project of the Year 2012
Shearer's Quarter on North Bruny Island, Australia, John Wardle Architects
Winner of World Landscape of the Year 2012
Kallang River Bishan Park, Singapore, Atelier Dreiseitl
Paul Finch, WAF's Programme Director to open World Architecture Festival 2013
Winner of Future Project of the Year 2012
Msheireb - Heart of Doha, Qatar, AECOM
WAF 2013 will be home to the most exciting social events for architects this year
From seminars to parties, crits to the awards gallery and exhibition, see all that WAF has to offer.
It has been amazing to be part of the WAF award winning team. When you look across the range and quality of projects put forward for the WAF Awards, to be short listed and then become associated with the overall winner is a momentous achievement for Grant Associates.
Director - Grant Associates
World Architecture Festival is the largest festival and live awards for the global architecture community. WAF 2013 is set to be a heart stopping, adrenaline pumping, career affirming explosion of talent, inspiration and creativity. 2013’s remarkable line up of judges includes:
To be at the heart of WAF and position your practice as a trailblazer of architectural excellence you must enter the WAF awards. Entries are open so it’s time to get inspired. Why not start by taking a look at some of our past winners, Dezeen winners interviews and benefits of entering.
The WAF awards are the accolades that the industry pays attention to, where architects from across the world make their name and cement their status as key global players. But WAF is so much more than just an awards programme! To receive the latest updates on the ground breaking seminars, electrifying speakers and unmissable events that will be at WAF 2013 become a member of the WAF community.
INSIDE is back!
INSIDE Festival, is joining WAF in 2013. INSIDE is the global awards programme and festival that celebrates the world’s most outstanding interiors and their creators. If you have created an exceptional interior space in the last year and want it to be seen by the world you need to enter INSIDE, entries open 4 March 2013.
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Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Grant Associates, Atelier One and Atelier Ten discuss the 2012 World Building of the Year, Gardens by the Bay.