After three busy days of project presentations, during the last day gala dinner, held at the Beurs van Berlage last Friday 6th December 2019, the jury – Ben van Berkel, Founder and Principal Architect at UNStudio and Founder of UNSense; Aaron Betsky, President of Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture; Anuradha Mathur, Associate at University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia; Murat Tabanlioglu, Founding Partner at Tabanlioglu Architects; and Maria Warner Wong, Design Director at WOW Architects & Warner Wong Design – has finally announced the World Architecture Festival 2019 overall winners!

World Building of the Year 2019, supported by GROHE

Civic architects (lead architect), Braaksma & Roos Architectenbureau, Inside Outside / Petra Blaisse – LocHal Public Library, Tilburg, the Netherlands

World Architecture Festival 2019 overall winners

Photography: Stijn Bollaert

Future Project of the Year – Supported by ABB and Busch-Jaeger – Winner

ADEPT / KARRES EN BRANDS / Transsolar / Büro Happold / Kraft – THE CONNECTED CITY Oberbillwerder, Hamburg, Germany

Small Project of the Year Winner

Studio Link-Arc – Lokadhatu (The World), Zhangzhou, China

World Architecture Festival 2019 overall winners

Courtesy: Studio Link-Arc

INSIDE World Interior of the Year – Supported by Miele – Winner

J.C. Architecture – JCA Living Lab, Taipei city, Taiwan

Use of Colour Prize – Supported by Eastman – Winner

archimatika – Comfort Town, Kyiv, Ukraine

World Architecture Festival 2019 overall winners

Courtesy: archimatika

The Amsterdam Prize – Supported by Kreon – Winner

GG-loop – Freebooter, Amsterdam, Netherlands

World Architecture Festival 2019 overall winners

Courtesy: GG-loop

Engineering Prize – Supported by EdgeAllies – Winner

SUP Atelier – Swirling Cloud: Bulletin Pavilion for BJFU Garden Festival, Beijing, China

Use of Natrual Light,Supported by VELUX – Winner

Hopkins Architects – Smith Campus Center, Harvard University, Boston, USA

Landscape of the Year Winner

Original Design Studio – Demonstration Section of Yangpu Riverside Public Space, Shanghai, China

Use of Certified Timber Prize – Supported by the Programme for Endorsement for Forest Certification (PEFC) – Winner

Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre, iredale pedersen hook architects with Advanced Timber Concepts Studio, Pingelly, Australia

Other World Architecture Festival 2019 overall winners are:

Visulisation Prize – Supported by Lumion – Winner: ATRIUM – SAKHA_Z — Park for the Future Generations, Yakutsk, Russia

The Architectural Drawing Prize – Sponsored by William Hare Group – Winner: City in a box: paradox memories, Anton Markus Pasing, remote-controlled

The Architectural Photography Awards Winner: Laurian Ghinitoiu – The Twist Museum, Kistefos Sculpture Park, Jevnaker, Norway by Bjarke Ingels Group

Water Research Prize – Supported by Grohe – Winner: Recycle Build – Recycle Build Brazil

WAFX 2019 – Supported by GreenCoat – Winner: X-Space | Urban Fabric Regeneration, Verform, Dubai, UAE

ROCKWOOL Student Charrette Winner: AMSA, Bridging the Disharmony- A case of Fishing Community, Penthakata Village, Puri, Odisha, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India


At these links you can even discover all World Architecture Festival category winners DAY 1 and DAY 2 and the INSIDE Festival category winners DAY 1 and DAY 2

It has been an amazing architecture festival! See you next year in Lisbon for the World Architecture Festival 2020!!