The World Architecture Festival 2023 is now over and the overall winners have been announced! Congratulations to all of our worthy winners and thank you to everyone who attended and made our return to Singapore so special. View all the winners below.

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Completed Buildings

See the finalists in the Completed Building categories that will go on to present their projects live in Singapore!

Future Projects

From Educational to Experimental and Health to Masterplanning, see the full list of Future Project finalists.


See the Landscape projects that will go on to compete for Landscape of the Year in Singapore.

What is WAFX?

Launched in WAF’s 10th year, WAFX celebrates international proposals which embrace cutting-edge design addressing major world issues. Ranging from tackling the climate emergency to building community resilience.

2023 winners

The winning projects for each of the 2023 categories have been revealed. An overall WAFX 2023 winner will be chosen from the all of the winners and announced during the festival in Singapore.

How to enter

All WAFX winners are chosen from the WAF Future Projects shortlist with no additional cost or material needed from the entrant. Winners will go on to present their project live at WAF in Singapore with an overall WAFX winner announced at the Gala Dinner.

What is Inside?

Inside World Festival of Interiors is the sister awards programme of WAF and celebrates the finest examples of global interior design. Inside will take place in Singapore alongside WAF.

2023 shortlist

From Hotels to Workplace, and Residential to Retail, designers were able to enter their interior projects across 11 categories. View the full list of 2023 finalists!

2022 winners

The 2022 Inside Interior of the Year winner was Children Library by Condition_Lab, as well as category winners The Moving Kitchen by JC. Architecture & Design and SPMA Store by Atelier tao+c.

The special prizes

Special prizes include The Futureglass Prize, Best Use of Certified Timber, International Building Beauty, Best Use of Natural Light, Best Use of Colour Prize, Small Project of the Year and the Engineering Prize.

Recognising excellence

Alongside the WAF award categories are a host of special prizes awarded to projects from the main shortlist. Entries are now closed for 2023 and the special prize finalists will be revealed in August.

2022 winners

From a unique dining space at DevaDhare in Bengaluru, India to the Pingtan Children Library in Hunan, China, see all of the 2022 special prize winners.

Architecture Book of the Year Award

Publishers are invited to submit entries to the inaugural Architecture Book of the Year Award programme. Entries for 2023 are now closed.

The Visualisation Prize

Supported by Lumion

The fourth-annual Visualisation Prize brings the worlds of architecture and visualisation closer together. View the 2023 shortlist here.

The Architecture Drawing Prize

Sponsored by Iris Ceramica

Curated by WAF, Make Architects and Sir John Soane’s Museum, TADP celebrates the importance of drawing as a tool in capturing  architectural ideas.

Student Charrette 2023

Supported by Broadway Malyan

WAF is reintroducing the global student design charrette as an integral part of the 2023 Festival. Student teams will be taking part in proposals related to the theme ‘Catalyst’. View the shortlist.

The 2022 winners catalogue

Download the winners catalogue and look back at all of the winning projects from 2022, including descriptions and images of each scheme.


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