Four projects shortlisted at WAF 2019

The World Architecture Festival is an annual festival and awards ceremony, one of the most prestigious events dedicated to the architecture and development industry. The first four events were held in Barcelona, from 2008 to 2011, at which point the festival moved to Singapore for four years.

Since 2016, host cities have included Berlin and Amsterdam.  It is the only event where around 550 shortlisted architects present their projects live in crit rooms to a judging panel. One of these projects is awarded the World Building of the Year title.


We are pleased to see that four of our projects have been shortlisted this year:

Bunjil Place – Civic and Community Category

Frank Bartlett Library and Community Centre – Civic and Community Category
Shortlisted Projects in this category:

Grand Central Shopping Centre, Shopping Category (Buchan and fjmt)

Shortlisted projects in this category:

77 Market Street – Future Projects, Commercial Mixed-Use Category

Shortlisted projects in this category:

The projects will be presented to a jury in Amsterdam in December 2019.

Fingers crossed!


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