Together in Lisbon

WAF is where your community meets to share expertise and learn from each other. By attending the World Architecture Festival, you will gain inspiration and ideas for your own work. It is the only global architecture festival that combines awards, seminars and networking. At the heart of the festival sits a unique live-judged awards programme.

Why attend WAF?

 - Watch 500+ live pitches from your peers as they compete in the WAF and Inside awards. Gain inspiration for your work by learning how others have tackled problems.

- Hear from international speakers discussing the most critical challenges you face as an architect. This year’s programme theme is 'Together'.

- Meet future collaborators and the lead-architects of the most innovative projects in the world. WAF is your passport to the global architecture scene.

World Buildings Directory

The World Buildings Directory is the only place to view all the projects entered into past and present awards. The site includes some of the most innovative and ground-breaking designs in the world.  

Click here to browse the most innovative projects from across the globe entered into the World Architecture Festival Awards & Inside World Festival of Interiors Awards.


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