The World Architecture Festival (WAF) announces its 2021 shortlist highlighting the best buildings and landscapes that have been completed around the world between 2019 - 2021. Recognized as the world's largest architectural awards program this year's shortlist consists of 200 projects selected from 700 entries from countries ranging from Indonesia, the Phillippines, the US, Mexico, Italy, and more.
The theme for the 2021 edition of the festival is Resetting the City: Greening, Health, and Urbanism, and the awards attracted submissions across 20 completed buildings and landscape categories; an "increase of 44% in submissions from 2019's edition of the festival.," shares festival coordinators.
According to WAF "The architects and designers behind each shortlisted project will compete for category prizes live at WAF in December. Presentations of the shortlisted designs will be made to more than 100 international juries in front of festival delegates. Category winners then compete against each other on the final day of the festival, to compete for the ultimate accolades of World Building of the Year, Future Project of the Year, Interior of the Year and Landscape of the Year. "
*As a media partner for the World Architecture Festival, stay tuned for the announcement of the final winning projects in December on Archinect and Bustler.
View more category shortlist projects here. The Festival coordinators share that this year, the WAF will reconvene in Lisbon at the FIL exhibition center, from December 1–3.
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