Timings

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World Architecture Festival 2016 Schedule

Tuesday 15th November

2.00pm: WAF Architect Tours - the first of the tours begin. View the complete list of timings here. (Tours only available on higher-tiered packages)
6.30pm: PechaKucha Welcome Party! Located at the Glashuas, Arena Berlin

Wednesday 16th November

9.00am: Registration opens
10.00am: Opening keynotes and finalist crit presentations commence
1.00pm: Lunch
2.00pm: Sessions recommence
6.00pm: Evening keynote on the WAF Main Stage
7:00pm: Day one winners announcement
7.20pm: Opening drinks reception sponsored by GAD Foundation in the Festival Hall
8.30pm: Coaches leave for Arup shortlist party at Spreewekstatten (shortlist party only available for higher-tiered packages)
8.30pm: GROHE WAF winners dinner at Soho House (Invite only - coaches leave Arena Berlin @ 7.45pm)  
9.30pm: Festival Hall closes
​9pm - 2am: Arup Shortlist Party at Spreewekstatten. Learn more.

Thursday 17th November

9.00am: Registration opens
9.00am: Opening keynotes and finalist crit presentations commence
1.00pm: Lunch
2.00pm: Sessions recommence
6.00pm: Evening keynote on the WAF Main Stage
7:00pm: Day two winners announcement
8.00pm: LG Display INSIDE winners dinners at Paulysaal (Invite only - coaches leave Arena Berlin @ 7.20pm)  
8.00pm: WAF GROHE winners dinner at Soho House (Invite only - coaches leave Arena Berlin @ 7.20pm)  
8.00pm: Festival Hall closes

Friday 18th November

9.00am: Registration opens
10.00am: Finalist crit presentations commence
10.00am: International VELUX Award for students of architecture - regional winners will be presenting in crit room 2
1.00pm: Lunch
2.00pm: Sessions recommence
5.30pm: Evening keynote on the WAF Main Stage
6.30pm: Festival closes
6.30pm: Coaches to Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony at Postbahnhof begin. 
Gala Dinner tickets to be purchased separately or as part of the Festival Plus package - learn more.
7.15pm: Gala Dinner drinks reception
8.00pm: Gala Dinner welcome and dinner served followed awards ceremony!

Winners to be announced on the night:

  • World Building of the Year
  • World Interior of the Year
  • Future Project of the Year
  • Landscape of the Year
  • Small Project of the Year
  • WAF Student Charrette Prize
  • Arcaid Photographic Competition Winner
  • International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture

2.00am: Gala Dinner after party ends

Saturday 19th November

11.30am: WAF Architect Tours - the last of the tours begin. View the complete list of timings here. (Tours only available on higher-tiered packages)

Book your pass to this year's WAF here.


Venues:

WAF and INSIDE Festival:

Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony:

PechaKucha Welcome Party:

ARUP Shortlist Party:

Arena Berlin
Eichenstraße 4,
12435 Berlin
 Germany

Postbahnhof
Str. der Pariser Kommune 8
10243 Berlin
Germany

Glashaus
Arena Berlin
Eichenstraße 4
12435 Berlin
Germany
Spreewerkstätten
Am Krögel 2
10179 Berlin
Germany

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