Post-earthquake Reconstruction/Demonstration Project of Guangming Village (China) by The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Winner of the ‘New and Old – Completed Buildings’ category and WAF 2017 Building of the Year


WAF 2018 final call for entries, deadline on May 11

Prepare those project files. You have three more days to enter your work into the World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF 2018).

  • May 9, 2018

There is still time to enter your work into the World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF 2018) but with just three days left there is no time to lose, start your entry today. Deadline for entries is on 11 May 2018, Friday.

What makes WAF 2018 the essential awards to enter?

It is the only architecture event where every finalist presents their entry LIVE in front of a renowned panel of expert judges. You will be able to respond instantly to comments and questions, allowing you to showcase your project to its full potential.

Plus, you will receive unparalleled global exposure through WAF’s worldwide PR reach across print, online and TV. The awards generate more than 700 pieces of coverage in over 40 countries each year and all winners will receive a V2com gift certificate.

From large-scale practices to new talent, anyone can enter and anyone can win so make sure you are in the running of making this year’s shortlist.

Enter your project here.

The festival website lists over a hundred judges for WAF 2018. Four members of the Super Jury for the Building of the Year have already been revealed: David Adjaye, Nathalie de Vries, Mohsen Mostafavi, and Li Xiaodong.

WAF 2018 is set to be held on 28 – 30 November 2018 at RAI Exhibition and Convention Center, Amsterdam.

READ MORE: Filipino teams test run for WAF 2017 at GROHE send-off

Doors of the Streetlight Tagpuro study center | Photo by Alexander Eriksson Furunes

At WAF 2017, Streetlight Tagpuro in Tacloban, Philippines, won the Civic and Community Completed Building and Small Projects categories. Streetlight Tagpuro is the first Philippine entry to win at the WAF main competition.

The Building of the Year Award 2017 went to China University of Hong Kong for their post-earthquake reconstruction of Guangmine village, which won the New & Old – Completed Buildings category.

READ MORE: ‘Bayanihan’ in designing Streetlight Tagpuro orphanage

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