World Architecture Festival Future Project shortlist - architecture and design

World Architecture Festival Future Project shortlist



Amongst the Future Project Shortlist in the twelfth edition of the World Architecture Festival are a number of schemes designed to play a major role in creating a more sustainable future. These include a tower which uses algae to produce clean air, to tackle the vast dust cloud which plagues Beijing; repurposed oil tanks creating a new eco-park to restore destroyed habitats in Brooklyn; affordable modular water dwellings for Bergen in response to growing risks of flooding; a surge protection system to counter rising sea levels in Houston; the first energy positive airport city in the world for Oslo; and a residential community incorporating a large forest ecosystem reconnecting people with nature in Samutprakarn.
The projects illustrate architects grappling with some of the world?s most pressing challenges. This follows the establishment of ?Architects Declare?, a collective of some of the most renowned practices who have come together to announce a state of climate emergency. WAF is the world’s biggest architectural awards programme. Major world architects shortlisted for this year?s WAF Awards include Zaha Hadid Architects, Heatherwick Studio, Bjarke Ingels Group, Rafael Vinoly Architects, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Grimshaw and White Arkitekter. Many smaller practices will also take part to pitch against the big names. This year?s 534-strong shortlist, ranges from private residential, to education, infrastructure, healthcare, hospitality, cultural/civic, inte...
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