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World Architecture Festival Shortlist

Many works from Singapore and the region make the list at this year’s festival, which will be held at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands from 3 to 5 October.

World Architecture Festival Shortlist


July 25th, 2012

Singapore has been chosen as the venue for the fifth World Architecture Festival (WAF), prompting a significant increase in entries from Asia – particularly Singapore – as well as Australia.

In total, the WAF awards attracted more than 500 entries, of which 301 have made the shortlist.

The award segments include Completed Buildings (ranging from Civic and Community to Office, Transport and more), Landscape Architecture and Future Projects.

Here we highlight a few of the selected regional works.


Changi Airport Terminal 1 / Woodhead, Architects 61 (Singapore)


Cooled Conservatories at Gardens by the Bay / Wilkinson Eyre Architects (Singapore). See our story here.


Vanke Triple Gallery, China / Ministry of Design (Singapore). See our story here.


State Theatre Centre of Western Australia / Kerry Hill Architects (Australia)


Liyuan Library / Li Xiaodong Atelier (China). See our story here.


Yurihonjo City Cultural Center, Kadare / Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design (Japan)

For the full shortlist and to purchase tickets for the festival, go to

Who do you think will make the winner’s list this year? Write in with your views.

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