WAF2016: your annual dose of the very latest in architectural thought, practice, ideas and activism
This post is brought to you by WAF. 2,500 architects, designers and allied professionals346 sqm of project galleries411 shortlisted projects presented in live crits100 international judges giving live critique on shortlisted schemes58 countries represented50 inspirational lectures and seminars... View full entry
2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors shortlist highlights
If you're all about staying updated on the most talented interior designers around the globe, look out for the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors. Returning this fall, the just-as-popular sister event to the World Architecture Festival recognizes some of the most outstanding projects in the... View full entry
World Architecture Festival 2016 – last chance to enter your work!
This post is brought to you by World Architecture Festival. The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced that this year’s event will take place at the Arena Berlin in Germany from 16-18 November.Returning for its ninth edition, and following four successful years in Singapore, the... View full entry
Take a peek inside the mesmerizing Hotel Hotel, the 2015 World Interior of the Year
Floating fragmented pieces of reclaimed timber energize the lobby space of the charmingly named Hotel Hotel, located in the blossoming precinct of NewActon in Canberra, Australia. Designed by Australian practice March Studio, the hotel was recently named World Interior of the Year at the INSIDE... View full entry
Who will win World Building of the Year? World Architecture Festival 2015 continues with announcement of Day 2 winners
Day Two of the World Architecture Festival Awards 2015 in Singapore just concluded with the announcement of 14 more category winners in the Completed Buildings and Future Projects sections. There's no surprise that these projects are as competitive as the Day 1 winners. All the WAF Awards winners... View full entry
Get a glimpse of the first set of World Architecture Festival 2015 winners
The 2015 World Architecture Festival is back at the Moshe Safdie-designed Marina Bay Sands in Singapore once again. During the two-day event, which started today and concludes on November 6, attendees get to witness the competition unfold before their eyes as they watch architecture teams from... View full entry
The World Architecture Festival + INSIDE live competitions return to Marina Bay Sands this November
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) is preparing for another eventful year at the Moshe Safdie-designed Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on November 4-6. Architects, designers, and clients from around the world gather to witness the happenings of the live architecture competition and form... View full entry
Award entries for the World Architecture Festival close this Friday
The entry deadline for all WAF entries is this Friday. Submit your completed or future projects in to one or more of the 31 categories open for entries. Entry Deadline: Friday May 22Cost to enter: $930 USD per entryEnter nowWhy enter?WAF and INSIDE finalists will receive more exposure and media... View full entry
Sir Peter Cook, Sou Fujimoto and Benedetta Tagliabue – announcing the first of WAF's 70 strong jury
The WAF awards are unique and are the only awards to enter if you want to receive critical feedback in person from our international jurors.Be part of the world’s largest live crit. All shortlisted entrants present live at World Architecture Festival in Singapore in front of respected critics... View full entry
The ‘Oscars of architecture’: World Architecture Festival opens call for entries
The annual World Architecture Festival Awards, the ‘Oscars of architecture’, is now open for entries. The awards will be celebrated at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Singapore this November, following three days of intensive live presentations and judging.Entries are now invited from... View full entry
Joyce Wang Studio’s MOTT32 in Hong Kong wins World Interior of the Year 2014
Joyce Wang Studio's MOTT32, an underground bank vault-turned-restaurant in Hong Kong, scooped up the World Interior of the Year 2014 award today at the Marina Bay Sands. The "super jury" of the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors competition nominated 60 interior design projects worldwide, which were then narrowed down to nine category winners. When deciding upon the World Interior of the Year out of the category winners, the jury unanimously decided on MOTT32.
The 10-person team of Joyce Wang Studio explored Hong Kong culture's past and present in transforming the former storage facility, which housed expensive family heirlooms for wealthy Chinese immigrants, into the MOTT32 restaurant. The dining space has remnants of forgotten heirlooms, Chinese... View full entry
a21studio, 5468796, Cook Robotham and others win big at this year's World Architecture Festival
The World Architecture Festival 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands closed on a festive note with the final top-prize winners being announced during a gala dinner and awards ceremony on October 3...The WAF "super jury" awarded the overall winning World Building of the Year award to The Chapel in Vietnam designed by Vietnamese architecture firm a21studio. Three projects in Victoria, Canada, Australia, and China also won major top awards, and two Inaugural Prizes were given.
World Building of the Year: The Chapel, Vietnam, designed by a21studioFuture Project of the Year: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Canada, designed by 5468796 Architecture + number TEN architectural groupLandscape Project of the Year: National Arboretum Canberra, Australia, designed by Taylor... View full entry
Second set of winners announced for INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014
Starting out with 60 shortlisted nominees across nine categories, the final four category winners of the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014 were announced in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The INSIDE awards competition -- which highlights the very best in the international interior design scene -- will conclude with one interior design project winning the top award, World Interior of the Year 2014.
Here's a glimpse at the second set of INSIDE winners:Above - CATEGORY WINNER, Education and Health: Abedian School of Architecture, Bond University by CRAB studioCATEGORY WINNER, Civic, Culture and Transport: CINE TIMES by One Plus Partnership LimitedCATEGORY WINNER, Offices: The Barbarian Group... View full entry
World Architecture Festival 2014 - Day 2 winners
The winning announcements continue with Day 2 of the World Architecture Festival 2014, currently happening at the Moshe Safdie-designed Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. In the second day of the international live competition event, a total of 13 winners were awarded in additional categories for the main sections of Completed Buildings and Future Projects.
Have a peek at some of the Day 2 winners below.Pictured above - Completed Buildings - Culture: Danish Maritime Museum, Denmark, by BIG↓ Completed Buildings - Civic and community: The Chapel, Vietnam, by a21studio↓ Completed Buildings - Transport: Scale Lane Bridge, United Kingdom, by... View full entry
INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014 reveals first five category winners
Coinciding with the World Architecture Festival 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, the just-as-popular INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors honors the very best in the international interior design scene with its annual awards competition. Starting out with 60 shortlisted nominees across nine categories earlier this summer, the first five winners were revealed today.
Here's a few of this year's winning INSIDE projects:Pictured above - CATEGORY WINNER, Retail - Cultura Bookstore in Sao Paulo by studio mk27↓ CATEGORY WINNER, Display: IDC Space: research and display space for the International Design Centre in Singapore by Singapore University of Technology and... View full entry