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Press Kit | no. 661-26
Press release only in English
After three days of the Worlld Architecture Festival in Singapore, the festival's super-jury has awarded the prestigious World Building of the Year award to The Chapel, Vietnam, designed by a21studio. The award was sponsored by UOL Group Ltd.
Three other major awards were awarded during tonight's gala dinner awards ceremony to mark the culmination of WAF 2014:
Two inaugural prizes were also awarded this evening:
Individual press releases about the winners are attached in the PDF document.
Twitter: @worldarchfest #WAF2014
NOTES TO EDITORS
World Architecture Festival (WAF) is the largest annual festival and live awards programme for the global architecture community.
It is taking place at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore between 1st – 3rd October 2014.
WAF has three central pillars of activity:
As well as this the festival plays host to an international, live student charrette; parties and receptions in some of Singapore’s most exciting locations; exclusive tours to Singapore’s most recent architectural sites of interest and a celebratory gala dinner and awards ceremony.
WAF has welcomed over 12,500 attendees to date, including over 2,000 in 2012. The Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, itself a previous WAF Award winner, is WAF’s home for the third year running, having been held in Barcelona for four years previously, providing the perfect backdrop to this truly global architectural extravaganza.
WAF are proud to work with Founder Partner, Grohe and Headline Partner, AzkoNobel.
WAF awards Programme
The WAF awards are the global industry benchmark for excellence. Entries are welcome in 29 categories, spanning completed buildings, landscape projects and future projects.
About WAF’s organisers - i2i Events Group
i2i Events Group delivers world-class exhibitions and large scale events in key sectors including home and gift, fashion, retail, healthcare, energy, environment, education, technology and media. Its portfolio of world-wide events includes World Retail Congress, RWM, Spring Fair, Naidex, BVE, Bett and Pure London. It prides itself on opening up possibilities for its customers and each year brings more than 250,000 decision makers together to network, source, test, buy and sell brilliant products, services, ideas and solutions. The company is headed up by Mark Shashoua who joined EMAP as Group MD of EMAP Connect in November 2011 and became CEO of i2i Events Group in March 2012. i2i Events Group is powered by Top Right Group, formerly known as Emap International Ltd.
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