A festival like no other

Are you looking to gain inspiration for your next project, keep ahead of the latest global design trends and find international collaborators? Then INSIDE and WAF is the place to be.

Join us in the stunning city of Lisbon from the 30 November to 2 December 2022 to celebrate and share outstanding design and architecture. The festival will take place at the FIL in Lisbon with the Gala Dinner taking place at the magnificent Convento Do Beato.

Book your tickets for Lisbon 2022

Group bookings

Buy three or more passes and receive a 10% discount or more. Please contact your local delegate booking representative today.

Your delegate ticket will give you access to all of the WAF and INSIDE festival activities, including:

  • Main Stage access
  • Festival Hall Stage access
  • Access to all of the INSIDE and WAF finalist live judging sessions
  • Product exhibition Display of WAF and INSIDE finalists
  • Welcome drinks reception
  • Partner fringe events
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Taking place on Friday 2 December at 7pm at the Convento do Beato Lisbon, attend the grand Gala Dinner where the overall WAF and INSIDE winners are revealed.

The evening will include:

  • Drinks reception
  • Dinner
  • Awards ceremony
  • Meet the Judges and Keynote speakers
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What's on


At the heart of the festival sits a unique live-judged awards programme. You can watch hundreds of world-renowned designers and architects present their projects live to the judges.

This is your chance to discover the inside knowledge of the most outstanding projects in the world. Learn what materials and technologies they used, how they collaborated with other practices, the challenges they faced and how they overcome them, and much more.

Your delegate ticket will allow you to see all WAF and INSIDE finalist crit presentations.



This year’s festival theme is ‘Together’. How is design and architecture responding to the renewal of collective life post-pandemic, and in the light of commitments to combatting climate change?

Speakers and panels will discuss a series of issues and conditions which relate to the collective use of design and public space in a variety of very different settings. Over the course of the festival they will question, what is changing because of health considerations? And how is domestic life, workplace culture and social engagement operating in our new world?


Join us for an evening to remember as we celebrate the most outstanding projects from the last year.

The overall winners will be revealed during the awards ceremony, including the ultimate accolades Interior of the year and World Building of the Year.

This year the Gala Dinner will take place in the magnificent Convento Do Beato, a convent that dates back to the 15th Century.


Our partners and exhibitors promise to show you the latest innovations and technologies.

Walk through the festival hall to immerse yourself in the latest trends, visit free workshops and events on exhibitor stands and learn how you can improve your next project.

The festival hall is the perfect place to network with the most respected designers and architects from across the globe. Meet your future collaborators and expand your international reach.