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« London, United Kingdom, 06-07-2016 – Messner Mountain Museum, by Zaha Hadid Architects, and China Pavilion for Milan Expo 2015, by Studio Link-Arc, both shortlisted in the Completed Buildings: Culture category of WAF 2016.
A ‘Happiness Centre’ in Bhutan, a futuristic London tube station, a miniature library in the Philippines and a former Stalinist expo centre turned urban farm are among the projects that have today been shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards 2016 – the world’s biggest architectural awards programme.
WAF organisers saw a significant uplift in entries submitted from across Europe in 2016 as the festival relocates to Berlin. Now in its ninth year, WAF has received a record number of award entries for November’s annual event. »