The Large event comes back: World Architecture Festival 2009: Award entry is open

on Monday 25 May 2009 - 12:52:15 | by admin
World Architecture Festival 2009 logoThe World Architecture Festival 2009
The 2008 World Architecture Festival in Barcelona was a big success. In the award program 720 projects were submitted from 63 countries. And it became the largest gathering of architects, potential clients and construction material suppliers of the year. This event is coming ahead as a potential platform of connection and exposure at a truly global mood.
This year the 3 days long event will be held in Barcelona from November 4 to 6. The festival will highlight the international nature of today’s architecture comprising one of the largest international award program for architects worldwide comprising 100+ different categories of works.
This mega festival will also be celebrating the regional roots of architecture from all around the world. Besides the award program the festival will also include:
__ thematic exhibition, ‘Less Does More’
__ live ideas charrette for architecture schools
__ architect-nominated product showcase
__ city tours and social events
__ networking

This year 3 new categories have been introduced for the award program. Its a timely and necessary addition indeed:
1. Future Projects  2. Structural Design  3. Interiors & Fit-out
Projects only which have been completed between 1 January 2008 and 26 June 2009 will be eligible.

The Schedule:
Award Entry deadline: 26th June 2009
Shortlist notified: Early August 2009
Winners selected live at the Festival: November 4-6 2009, Shortlisted architects present their work to live juries and audiences,
competing against each other to become category winners
Category winners presentation: November 6, 2009

Get every details here:
ArchSociety will be keeping you updated about this event as well. All eligible architects are encouraged to participate in this prestigious award program and the mega event.
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