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iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE partners up with World Architecture Festival 2019

We are proud to announce our media partnership with the World Architecture Festival and INSIDE World Festival of Interiors 2019.

The 12th edition of the festival will take place in Amsterdam from 4 to 6 December, where more than 550 architectural and design practices from over 68 countries are expected to compete for category and overall prizes. However, the entry deadline for the WAF and INSIDE awards is the 3rd May! 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 judging panels. The WAF rganisers are expecting more than 1,200 entries following a record number of more than 1070 in 2018.

In addition to 33 category winners, international judging panels will choose the best building of the year, the best future project, the best completed landscape and the best interior project.

This year the judging panel will consist of more than 145 judges representing 48+ countries and will be joined by some of the world leading experts including; Lesley Lokko, Viviana Muscettola, Sanjay Puri, Alireza Taghaboni, Nigel Coates, Eva Jiřičná and Annabel Kassar.

Past winners are a roll-call of significant architects from across the world including Foster & Partners, Zaha Hadid Architects; Snohetta; BIG; Isay Weinfeld; Perkins & Will; Rogers Stirk Harbour; FJMT and Sou Fujimoto.

Read more about the festival here: https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/