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2 - 4 December 2020, Lisbon

Coronavirus Update: World Architecture Festival still to take place in December, but additional time to submit your entries

With our annual Festival scheduled for 2 – 4 December, in Lisbon, we are preparing for the event in the typical way. Architects from across the globe are continuing to submit their online awards entries as usual. We are fully aware that the current situation may be causing disruption to your practice and have therefore amended our entry deadlines to the following:

Final entry deadline: 14 AUGUST
Start your entry here

If you are working at home this may be the ideal time to work on your entries. We also appreciate you may have challenges finalising your entry at home. Should you need to update your entry once you are back in the office we can accommodate this. Please contact your local awards representative to discuss any questions you may have.

We hope that you and your practice are coping as well as possible in current circumstances and offer our best wishes for a return to calmer times. Read more from WAF’s Programme Director, Paul Finch.

World Architecture Festival 2020 will take place from the 2-4 December at the FIL, Lisbon. 

World Architecture Festival 2020 will take place from the 2-4 December at the FIL, Lisbon. Now in its 13th year, WAF is where architects meet to share ideas and set the future agenda.
The live-judged awards sit at the heart of the festival alongside keynote talks, fringe events and an exhibition.

WAF are the only awards where all shortlisted architects present their projects live to a panel of expert judges - live in Lisbon!




"It's rejuvenating and an honour to win" Petra Blaisse, 2019 winner

What makes WAF the most important architecture event in the world?

Watch the 2019 highlights film to hear the reasons why more than 530 architects from across the globe enter their work into the WAF awards each year. WAF offers a unique opportunity to present your project live to world renowned judges.




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