1 - 3 December 2021, Lisbon


We are delighted to announce the WAF Futures week, in association with WasteBuild!

Free-to-view for all architects and design professionals and taking place online from 12 - 14 July 2021, WAF Futures will include a programme of architectural content showcasing solutions from WAFX prize winners which tackle some of the biggest issues facing the world.

The winning designs will cover Climate, Energy and carbon; Water; Food; Ageing; Health; Re-use; Smart cities; Construction technology; Cultural identity; Ethics and values; Social Equity; and Digital technology.

The designs are all future projects, and have been entered for the main WAF Awards programme, which will be judged in Lisbon this December.

Past winners have included: X-Space | Urban Fabric Regeneration by Verform, Ulsoor Lake by Arup and Badaevskiy Brewery, and Redevelopment by Herzog & de Meuron and APEX project bureau.

Commenting on the new launch, WAF Programme Director Paul Finch said: ‘In a period of profound change across the world, architects will play an important part in creating buildings, cities, public places and landscapes that respond to the challenges we have identified. There are immense amounts of research being undertaken across the profession which we hope we can draw attention to, and which we intend to support through publication, exhibition, and funding initiatives.

‘These are big-picture initiatives which concern architects both individually and collectively, and we want WAF to play a part in promoting initiatives which are aimed at making life better.’

The WAF Futures week will also feature WAF category shortlist announcements from the main WAF Awards programme, comprising 44 categories covering completed buildings, interiors, future projects, and landscape, and live interviews with the winners of the WAFX Awards.

More information and full programme will be released soon!
Click on the link below to register for your free ticket today and receive event updates straight to your inbox! 



We are very excited to reveal that we will be co-located with WasteBuild EVERYWHERE, the must-attend event for the international construction industry to be inspired, meet new contacts and to win business in the new circular built environment sector.

Taking place following WAF Futures and on the same online platform from 15 - 16 July, tickets cost just £130 +VAT if booked before 30 June and when you register for WAF Futures you will also receive an exclusive discount code saving you 10% on the ticket price!

View the WasteBuild conference brochure here and book your tickets today!



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