World Architecture Festival taking place this fall in Barcelona

The World Architecture Festival is the annual event for architects worldwide, celebrating the work, concerns and aspirations of the international architectural community during a three-day event taking place October 22-24, 2008 at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.

The Festival will reflect the increasingly international nature of architecture, while also celebrating its regional roots. It will be possible through the exhibition of awards entries to compare and contrast different approaches to the design of 96 building types in the 16 categories.

In addition to the awards gallery, other elements of the Festival will include:
a thematic exhibition entitled Creativity, Capacity, Responsibility
a live ideas charrette for architecture schools
an architect-nominated product showcase
city tours and social events
networking opportunities

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