It’s the largest gathering of the international architecture community and the largest architectural competition in the world: The World Architecture Festival (WAF), whose awards are widely considered a career booster in the international architecture field.
As the headline sponsor of this year’s World Architecture Festival, GROHE is proud to support this important event for the ninth consecutive year and presents the main prize “Building of the year”. The company is especially happy that two of the nominees are projects sponsored by GROHE: In the category Housing Completed Buildings the “Living Levels” apartment building by nps tchoban voss at the river Spree. And the Grand Tower Frankfurt by Magnus Kaminiarz & Cie, in the category Residential Future Projects.
GROHE is the world’s number one manufacturer of premium sanitary fittings with natural tight ties to the global architectural and design community. The products combine award-winning design with the most sophisticated technologies and the highest-quality materials. Many leading developers and GROHE partners will join this annual spectacle of architecture and enjoy meeting the crème de la crème of the industry on the stand.
At the trending location Arena Berlin GROHE will also present its latest collections and innovations, which take bathroom design to a new level. Exciting new variations of GROHE ESSENCE will be revealed, providing a first-hand opportunity to get an impression of Sensia, presenting the luxury shower series as well as a range of water filtering solutions called GROHE Blue® Home and GROHE Red turning tap water into fresh or boiling water. GROHE’s Vice President of Design, Michael Seum, will be present to introduce the products.
Visitors can also pick up the new GROHE magazine filled with interesting articles on architecture, interior design, luxury travel and water stories. Get to know one of the most exciting housing projects in Germany. Learn how GROHE helps to make the desert bloom by engaging in water conservation in the Middle East. And find out, how a freediver babysits whales and teaches the world about water.
As in previous years, GROHE is also sponsoring World Building of the Year Award. The award will be presented to the winning practice by GROHE CEO Michael Rauterkus. GROHE is also sponsoring the awards for the categories Hotel and Leisure, Housing and Residential.