WAF awards are recognised by architects and clients alike. WAF is where your work gains international exposure and where you can make global connections. Anyone can enter and anyone can win. Entries are now closed for 2016.
- Increase your online visibility and global exposure. Receive permanent listing on the definitive global architecture archive that receives over 21, 000 visits per month.
- Raise your profile and showcase your work at the world’s largest annual, global architectural festival. All finalists are exhibited in the WAF awards gallery to be viewed by more than 2, 000 architects, clients and press attendees from over 65 countries.
- Present to, interact with and receive live feedback from WAF international jurors at this year's event in Berlin.
- All finalists will be listed in an exclusive winner’s book published by and distributed with WAF’s key media partner The Architectural Review which is read in over 100 countries with a readership of more than 7, 000.
- Reach new markets and new clients by benefiting from WAF’s global PR reach. WAF awards generate more than 500 news articles in more than 60 countries. Global coverage in 2015 included exposure on the CNN, Spiegel, The Times, Arch Daily, Dezeen and many more.
- Join the ranks of the architectural elite who are proud owners of a WAF award. Past winners include Zaha Hadid Architects, BIG, Snøhetta, Isay Weinfeld and Foster + Partners as well as ones to watch Vo Trong Nghia, Farshad Mehdizadeh and Gustavo Penna.
- Access the reach of a global network. All winners will receive a v2com gift certificate for one press kit distribution. V2com is the international newswire specialising in the distribution of architecture and design press kits to international media.
- Celebrate your work with your team and your clients and use your award to attract new business and new talent.
- Share the detail and strength of your projects with the global architectural community. You have the opportunity to enter for one of WAF’s cross-category prizes, including the WAF Small Projects Prize.