Boogertman + Partners’ New Cairo Capital City Stadium has been shortlisted in the Future Competition category in the World Architecture Festival 2019.
According to a statement released from its website, Boogertman + Partners announced that its New Cairo Capital City Stadium, a competition proposal has been listed as a shortlist finalist in the Future Competition category of WAF.
The World Architecture Festival (WAF), in its 12th edition, is an annual festival and awards ceremony organized for the architecture industry.
At the ceremony series of projects from over 70 countries all around the world present their projects in a 10-minute session to a judging panel and compete for awards in 31 categories. At the end of the ceremony, one of these projects is awarded the World Building of the Year title.
All the entries, with this year boasting of over 530 entries are then published in the World Buildings Directory online database and each year the World Architecture Festival publishes a list of the winners of the awards.
This year, the live judging and presentation will be held in RAI Amsterdam from 4-6 December, and Alasdair Forsyth, associate director and team leader for this project, will be representing the Boogertman + Partners team.
Speaking of making the WAF shortlist, Forsyth said, “We are very proud to once again be competing at the international architectural community at WAF.
“Boogertman + Partners are focused on finding contextually considered solutions to global building types on the African continent.”
He further said, “The fact that we were able to pull this scheme collectively in record time (10 days) to a very hectic proposed budget speaks to the depth of our in-house expertise. I can’t wait to debate with our peers over some delicious Dutch beers in Amsterdam in December.”