World Architecture Festival 2019 | Speaker line-up

The World Architecture Festival
Petra Blaisse
Photography by Diego Padilla Magallanes

The World Architecture Festival, an annual celebration of international architecture which includes the biggest international architectural awards programme in the world, returns in style this 2019 with a glittering speaker line-up. 

Joining the line-up of speakers for the festival are Doriana Mandrelli Fuksas and Massimiliano Fuksas, joint Directors of Studio Fuksas; Elizabeth Diller, Founder and Partner at Diller Scofidio + Renfro; and Petra Blaisse, Founder and Lead Designer at Inside Out. Elizabeth Diller will be providing the closing keynote address at the event on the 6th December, following an incredible line-up of over 48 speakers including the likes of Ben Van Berkel and Doriana Mandrelli Fuksas and Massimiliano Fuksas. 

The World Architecture Festival news
Elizabeth Diller
Photography by Geordie Wood

The three-day event – which runs from the 4th-6th December 2019 – will take place in this year’s host city, Amsterdam, responding to the festival’s theme: ‘Flow’. Speeches, discussions and debates will follow examining ‘the complex and deep-rooted relationship between architecture, design and people, data, nature and power.’ 

The World Architecture Festival speaker line-up
Doriana Mandrelli Fuksas and Massimiliano Fuksas
Photography ©Gianmarco Chieregato

“We are excited to be hosting inspirational speakers from such a wide variety of geographies and backgrounds. We look forward to stimulating presentations and thought-provoking ideas that will form part of the ‘big conversation’ that takes place at WAF each year.” Paul Finch, Programme Director of World Architecture Festival 

Discover the full line-up and more information regarding the event here. 

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