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The World Architecture Festival, WAF2010, will take place from November 3rd to 5th in Barcelona at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona. The World Architecture Festival is the only annual international event to reward excellence in a fully interactive inclusive live format.
To last year event in Barcelona came more than 1500 architects from 71 countries to discover the best projects of the preceding 18 months and to create ideas for the future of the industry through best practice exchange and collaboration.
The World Architecture Festival runs the biggest international architectural awards program in the world. Its global reach, prestigious judging panel, unique entry process and extensive media interest have made it a fixture in the international architectural profession diary. The festival features also seminars and exhibition content, as well as projects from architects all over the world.
The expert judging panel includes Arata Isozaki from Japan as Super Jury Chair and other prestigious names from different countries of the world including Barry Bergdoll, John Patkau, Matthias Sauerbruch, Kjetil T Thorsen & Michel Rojkind.
This year the sections include: Completed Buildings, Future Projects, Interiors and Fit Out, and Structural Design. The World Architecture Festival has teamed up with the Art and Work Awards to introduce a new award section called Art into Architecture aimed at encouraging and celebrating the relationship between art and architecture.