January 2023: online entries open to architects and designers across the world.
24 March 2023: early bird entry rate ends. Last chance to save £80 on your entry.
5 May 2023: entries close. All details, boards and images must now be complete.
June 2023: shortlist decided. Leading architects and industry professionals gather to look at the entry boards and decide the 2023 shortlist. You will be informed soon after if you are a finalist.
10 July 2023: shortlist announced. All finalists will be published on WAF’s website, international press and by WAF’s renowned media partners.
14 July 2023: finalist delegate rate ends. Don’t forget, all finalists must purchase two passes to attend the festival and present their project live!
29 - 30 November 2023: live judging at WAF. All finalists present for 10 minutes to a panel of three category judges followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. Judging takes place in a ‘crit’ room open to the WAF audience. Category winners are announced at the end of each day.
1 December 2023: live judging for overall winners. Each category winner presents again for the Completed Building, Future Project, Landscape or Inside Super-Jury. The overall winners and special prize winners are announced at the Gala Dinner.