Which striking structure will take 2017’s World Building of the Year title?
The category winners, as well as the overall winner, will be announced at the annual World Architecture Festival, to be held from 15 – 17 November 2017 in Berlin, Germany.
“WAF is the epicentre of Architectural thought, bringing together the leading designers and emerging practices into one forum. ”
Paul Wiste, Vice President Development, Design Jumeirah Group
“WAF is the only design event worldwide that offers an opportunity to study 300+ design presentations of architectural projects. WAF is the one architectural event which just has to be experienced every year due to the sheer magnitude of the insight it offers into what is being evolved in architectural thoughts worldwide. ”
Sanjay Puri, Founder, Sanjay Puri Architects
Visi magazine has gone through the categorised shortlist of completed buildings and picked 22 architectural gems that really stand out. Here are two South African contenders …
Higher Education & Research catagory: Savage + Dodd Architects, Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, South Africa
Health catagory: Ntsika Architects, Westbury Clinic, Johannesburg, South Africa
The top picure in the Hotel & Leisure category is: Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Atlas Hotel Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam
Ackowledgement Lindi Brownell Meiring