World Architecture Festival and Inside World Festival of Interiors 2023 launches its global awards programme
[Text provided by World Architecture Festival] The search has begun for the world’s best building, as the World Architecture Festival launches its annual global awards programme. The 16th edition of the festival is now open for award entries in 44 categories across architecture and interiors.
The awards programme is the largest live event of its type in the world. All shortlisted practices will present their proposals live, in front of festival delegates and the esteemed judging panels. Previous judges include Tracy Meller, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners; Jo Noero, Noero Architects; John Wardle, John Wardle Architects; Issa Diabaté, Koffi & Diabaté Architectes, and Murat Tabanlioglu, Tabanlioglu Architects.
Alongside the World Architecture Festival sits its sister awards programme, Inside World Festival of Interiors. Inside is a feast of creativity, inspiration, and knowledge for the interiors industry. Comprising the most original and exciting interiors from the last 12 months, projects can be entered across eleven diverse categories.
Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney, Australia was declared the World Building of the Year in 2022. Pingtan Children Library by Condition_Lab, was named World Interior of the Year 2022, Dream Pathway designed by CAATStudio (Kamboozia Architecture and Design Studio) won Future Project of the Year 2022, and Landscape of the Year 2022 was awarded to SHANCUN Atelier, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University + Anshun Institute of Architectural Design for its project Preservation and Rehabilitation of Rural Landscape of Gaodang: A Buyi Ethnic Minority Group Village in Southwest China.
Architects and designers can submit their completed buildings, future projects, landscape, and interior designs by 24 March to benefit from the discounted early bird rate, saving £80 per entry. The final entry deadline is 5 May 2023.
Find out more about WAF: https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com
Find out more about INSIDE: https://www.insidefestival.com