World Architecture Festival shortlist features strong showing from NZ

Set to take place later this year, the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam is dedicated to showcasing inspiring and outstanding architecture

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For architecture firms, there's nothing quite like the recognition a global festival can bring – especially one as renowned as the World Architecture Festival. Set to take place in Amsterdam from 28-30 November this year, the festival is a global showcase of the very best projects from around the world – and New Zealand is well represented.

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LandLAB was nominated under the 'Future Projects' category for their Ponsonby Park + project, while Warren and Mahoney received nominations for their University of Waikato Marae and Multi-Purpose Facility and their Lincoln University and AgResearch Joint Facility. Beca Architects received a nomination for the Manukau Bus Station in Auckland, while Opus Architecture received a nomination for the University of Waikato's Law and Management Building.

According to Architecture Now, festival organisers noted a record number of entries in 2018, making the shortlist nominations all the more special. There's a substantial 536 projects from 81 countries in the shortlist, with winning announcements to come in November.

You can see the full shortlist on the World Architecture Festival website

Jul 10, 2018

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