Who are the World Architecture Festival 2024 judges?

Who are the World Architecture Festival 2024 judges?

16 APRIL 2024 – [MEDIA PARTNER] The 17th edition of World Architecture Festival (WAF) is still open for submissions from architects and designers worldwide until this Friday, 19 April 2024! Later this year, the festival will take place at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from 6–8 November. In addition to the live-judged awards programme and crit presentations, the festival will include fringe events, an exhibition and keynote talks from an international panel of speakers.

The 2024 judging panel of World Architecture Festival (WAF) comprises some of the world’s most respected architects, designers and industry leaders, including:

Charu Kokate, Senior Partner/Director, Safdie Architects
• Emre Arolat, Co-Founder, Emre Arolat Architecture
• Heather Dodd, Director, Savage + Dodd Architects
• Ian Ritchie, Founder, Ritchie Studio
• Mariana Simas, Executive Director, Studio MK27
• Mario Cucinella, Architect, Founder and Creative Director of MCA, Mario Cucinella Architects
• Nigel Coates, Architect and Designer, Nigel Coates Studios
Sanjay Puri, Principal Architect, Sanjay Puri Architects
• Simon Allford, Executive Director, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM)
• Sir Peter Cook, Director, Cook Belacevic Haffner and Partners
Sonali Rastogi, Founding Partner, Morphogenesis
• Viviana Muscettola, Director, Zaha Hadid Architects
• Yael Reisner, Curator, Architect, Researcher, Writer, Yael Reisner Studio & Objects Beautiful Gallery

This year’s WAF and Inside World Festival of Interiors judging panels will boast over 140 leading experts (see the confirmed list here). The WAF judging process is peer-based, with all finalists presenting their projects live to a panel of judges at the festival.

To enter your projects in the awards, visit: www.worldarchitecturefestival.com. FuturArc readers can enjoy an exclusive 15 per cent discount on entry and delegate rates by entering the code FUTURARC1524 at the online checkout.

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