Inside World Festival of Interiors will take place at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from the 29 November to 1 December.  Inside runs alongside the World Architecture Festival, the largest global live awards event for architects and designers.

The Festival

Marina Bay Sands

After almost 10 years we are excited to be returning to Singapore. WAF will once again be taking place at the world-class venue, Marina Bay Sands from the 29 November - 1 December.

Keynotes and Talks

Gain knowledge from 76 International speakers & presenters across two stages. This year’s programme theme is ‘Catalyst’.

Live Awards Judging

Hear from the judges on each WAF and Inside project as you view 495 live pitches from your peers in 17 crit rooms!

Gala Dinner

On the final evening of the festival, delegates can celebrate the WAF and Inside winners at the Gala Dinner. Tickets selling fast!

The Festival Hall

Visit the Festival Hall to see the latest designs and innovations from our world-class exhibitors and network with your peers.

Architecture Tours

Take a tour of Singapore's most inspirational buildings with us. Sign up for our Architecture Tours soon!

Shortlist 2023

The 2023 Shortlist is revealed!

Celebrating the best new completed interiors across 11 categories, ranging from Residential, Hotels and Bars & Restaurants to Workplace, Public Buildings and Meanwhile Use, each gives a window into the most cutting-edge interior design innovations, concepts, processes, and trends from around the world. Attend Inside and WAF to see all of the 2023 finalists present their projects live in Singapore.

Inside 2023


Inside and WAF will take place at the world-class venue Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Join us for keynote talks, live crit presentations, an exhibition and a host of networking events! Book your festival tickets today.

The 2023 judges

Inside and WAF is the only awards programme where all finalists present their projects live to a panel of judges at the festival in Singapore. Discuss your work and use their feedback to strengthen your future projects.


There were 11 dedicated interior awards categories for designers to enter. Entries are now closed for 2023. You can see who made this year's shortlist and will be presenting their projects LIVE to the judges in Singapore!

Inside 2022

See the 2022 winners

Pingtan Children Library by Condition_Lab was awarded the 2022 World Interior of the Year. See all of the 2022 Inside winners.

Inside 2022 in pictures

More than 1500 attendees visited Inside and WAF 2022 in Lisbon at the end of last year, the first in-person event since 2019. See the festival photos.

2022 films

Relive the 2022 festival by watching the highlights films, keynote sessions and the final day live-judging sessions to get some tips for your entries this year.

World Architecture Festival

What is WAF?

WAF is the largest global live awards event for architects and designers. Inside World Festival of Interiors is the sister awards programme of WAF. WAF and Inside will take place at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from the 29 November - 1 December.

The WAF Categories

There are 33 categories across completed buildings, future projects and landscape. All WAF finalists will present live at the festival in Singapore!

See the 2022 winners

Quay Quarter Tower by 3XN was crowned World Building of the Year and Dream Pathways by CAATStudio took home the Future Project trophy.



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Letters from London

Hear from WAF’s Programme Director, Paul Finch, in his monthly blog on architecture, life in London and much more.


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World Buildings Directory

The World Buildings Directory is the only place to view projects entered into past and present Inside and WAF awards. The site includes some of the most innovative and ground-breaking designs in the world.

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