WOW shortlisted for the WAF Awards

This week we are back with the latest WAF updates. We just received news that WOW Architects has being shortlisted under not just one, but TWO categories of the World Architecture Festival Awards!  The IREO Victory Valley for the Future Projects-Residential and the Taj by Vivanta Yeshwanthpur for the Hotel/Leisure category. The full shortlist is available on the official WAF site as well as on design sites like dezeen. We are excited to be a part of the impressive number of Singapore firms and projects listed and look forward to presenting the project in front of the international panel of judges at the WAF in October.     “It is terrific to get well over 500 entries from around the world and it is encouraging to see a growing number of entries from Asia. It’s going to be a great event in Singapore in October” Paul Finch, Director, World Architecture Festival     ...

WOW shortlisted for the WAF Awards
Posted by admin on July 24, 2012

WAF is coming to Singapore!!

For it’s fifth anniversary, the World Architecture Festival is leaving Barcelona, Spain and landing on the little island of Singapore. What an exciting time for the Singapore architecture scene! This is also a great testament to the global attention on Singapore today as well as it’s presence in the region as the Asian Hub. WAF will host exhibitions, keynote addresses, presentations and seminars delivered by the international line-up of participants. WOW Architects’ directors, Wong Chiu Man and Maria Warner Wong have been invited by WAF to participate as speaker and judge. WOW will be delivering more news on WAF as we get closer to the event dates in October! so stay tuned!! Photo by Timothy Hursley. paul finch, WAF programme director said: ‘since our inaugural festival in 2008, WAF has evolved into a truly global event, annually attracting thousands of architects and designers from across the world. following four fantastic years in barcelona we feel ...

WAF is coming to Singapore!!
Posted by admin on July 10, 2012

Vivanta awarded ‘Trendiest’

We are back this week with even more exciting news for the Vivanta designed by WOW.  TripAdvisor’s “Travelers’ Choice 2012 : The Best Hotels” listed Vivanta By Taj Whitefield as a winner under the “Trendiest” category!!  This is a different type of acknowledgment than what we receive from our peers for an architectural awards.  Travelers’ Choice is based on reviews from millions of real travelers who’s evaluations are based on their actual experience at our design. Here are some of the reviews from the TripAdvisor members. “What stands out in this property is the modern, inspiring deisgn which brings the place to life. This starts with the lobby itself which has a distinctive character.”  -SKDMumbai “The hotel’s common areas (lobby, pool area, bars and restaurants) were beautifully designed.” -RRGT    

Vivanta awarded ‘Trendiest’
Posted by admin on July 3, 2012