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Now in its 15th year, the annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) is the ONLY global architectural prize where all shortlisted entrants present their projects live to the jury and receive instant, career-enhancing feedback.

Why enter WAF?

- Your project will gain worldwide acclaim by featuring on the World Buildings Directory and in international media.
- Join an exclusive, global network of industry professionals that you can learn from, partner with, and win work from.
 - Winning a prestigious yellow trophy after our unique, rigorous judging process will strengthen your international credibility
- The perfect platform to share and recognise your team’s outstanding architectural achievements on a public stage.

It's time to start your WAF journey

Extended entry deadline:  27 May 2022

World Buildings Directory

The World Buildings Directory is the only place to view all the projects entered into past and present awards. The site includes some of the most innovative and ground-breaking designs in the world.  

Click here to browse the most innovative projects from across the globe entered into the World Architecture Festival Awards & Inside World Festival of Interiors Awards.

Special Prizes

WAF hosts a series of special prizes awarded to projects from the main shortlist. Click here to view the 2022 prizes including WAFX, The Drawing Prize, Visualisation Prize, Lisbon Prize, Best Use of Certified Timber, International Building Beauty Prize, Best Use of Natural Light Prize, Architectural Photography Awards and many more.


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