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world architecture festival 2019 reveals shortlisted projects

the shortlisted schemes for the world architecture festival (WAF) 2019 have been announced, with many of the projects demonstrating how buildings can play a major role in a more sustainable future. the world’s biggest architectural awards program, which is celebrating its twelfth edition, will showcase work by some of the field’s biggest firms, such as bjarke ingels group and zaha hadid architects , as well as smaller, emerging practices. individual projects include an airport destination by safdie architects , which features a 40-meter-tall indoor waterfall, and amos rex , a...