The Finalists of the WAF World Architecture Festival

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The long list of finalists of the World Architecture Festival has been announced. While waiting to find out the winners of the main titles, we rediscover some of the projects presented in Floornature and Livegreenblog.

The Finalists of the WAF World Architecture Festival

TheWorld Architecture Festival will be held from 15th to 17th November in Berlin. This annual event unites the world architecture community and is preparing to celebrate its tenth anniversary. There has been a great deal of participation in the competition to award the titles of World Building of the Year, Future Project of the Year and Landscape of the Year, together with the relative sub-categories. Projects from 68 different countries took part and these were by both internationally famous architects (including BIG, MVRDV, Rafael Vinoly Architects, Vo Trong Nghia Architects and Zaha Hadid Architects etc.), and by small studios. The winners will not be announced until November, but the long list of finalists in each category has been published.

During these warm summer days, we invite you to rediscover the projects we have presented in the pages of Floornature e Livegreenblog divided into their respective categories:

Civic and Community:
ADEPT + MVRDV, Ku.Be House of Culture and Movement, Copenhagen, Denmark

Heneghan Peng Architects, The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Vendsyssel Theatre, Hjørring, Denmark

Alison Brooks Architects, The Smile, London, United Kingdom

Higher Education And Research:
C.F. Møller Architects, Maersk Tower, Copenhagen, Denmark

Hotel And Leisure:
Cong Sinh Architects, Vegetable Trellis, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Markus Tauber Architectura, Restaurant Brix 0.1, Bressanone, Italy

Mixed Use:
Klein Dytham Architecture and Taisei Corporation, Ginza Place, Tokyo, Japan

Zaha Hadid Architects, Port House, Antwerp, Belgium

Production Energy And Recycling:
C.F. Møller Architects, Greenwich Peninsula Low Carbon Energy Centre, London, United Kingdom

C.F. Møller Architects, Värtaterminalen Ferry Terminal, Stockholm, Sweden 
Nordic, Oslo Airport Expansion, Oslo, Norway
Zaha Hadid Architects, Salerno Maritime Terminal, Salerno, Italy

Small Projects Prize:
Alison Brooks Architects, The Smile, London, United Kingdom
Mole Architects (Executive Architect: Rebecca Granger Architects), HouseBoat, Poole, Dorset, UK


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