23 - 25 June 2021, Lisbon


World Architecture Festival takes place on the 23-25 June 2021 in Lisbon. The WAF live event is where the world architecture community meets to celebrate, learn, exchange and be inspired.
It is the only architecture event where keynote talks from the industry's most influential figures sit alongside live crit presentations from 530+ award finalists, global networking and an international product exhibition.



Welcome Drinks Reception

Join us for the WAF welcoming reception taking place on 23 June. All are welcome to attend and celebrate WAF 2021.


Live Crit Presentations

Watch your peers present their projects live to our panel of international jurors across three days of live judging.

World Leading Keynotes

Learn from the world’s most inspiring architects and commentators in seminars across three days on two stages.


Speakers' and Judges' Lounge

The ABB & Busch-Jaeger Judges’ Lounge is exclusively for speakers and judges. A space to relax and network. Lunch and refreshments will be served throughout the festival.

Closing Gala dinner

Celebrate the best in show winners on the final evening of WAF. The Gala Dinner will be held at a prestigious venue in Lisbon

WAF Secret Village

This year you are invited to WAF's Secret Village! Enjoy a night of festivities with discounts on multiple bars and restaurants.


Fringe Activity

Make sure you save some time for the extensive WAF Fringe events including the Amsterdam Architectural Tours, workshops and events from our global exhibitors.




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