RAI Amsterdam 4 - 6 December 2019


The INSIDE World Festival of Interiors is where the world design and architecture community meets to celebrate learn, exchange and be inspired. It is the only design and architecture event where keynote talks from the industry's most influential figures sit alongside live crit presentations and judging of over 550 award finalists, global networking, a 550 project strong gallery and an international product exhibition. This year's festival will take place on the 4-6 December at RAI Amsterdam. INSIDE is the sister festival of World Architecture Festival.



Welcome Drinks Reception

Join us for the welcoming reception on the 4th December 2019 and all are welcome to attend and celebrate the 2019 festival.


INSIDE and WAF Live Crit Presentations

Hear from industry peers as the finalists present live to our panel of international jury across three days of live judging.


World Leading Keynotes & Content

We will learn from the world’s most influential designers, architects and commentators in seminars across three days and across two stages.



Festival Hall Stage

Festival Hall talks will focus on working globally, cutting-edge technology and innovative materials, as well as hosting exclusive sessions with prize winners.


Closing Gala dinner

We will be celebrating and networking at the grand finale on the final evening at the historic Beurs van Berlage where all of the INSIDE and WAF overall winners will be announced!


Secret Village

This year we welcome you to join our Secret Village! An area in Amsterdam city centre will be opened for your enjoyment in a night of festivities where you can visit multiple bars and restaurants at a discounted rate.


Fringe Activity

Make sure you save some time for the extensive and stimulating Fringe events including the parties, workshops, city tours and the MaterialDistrict Pop-up where you can browse from carefully selected, innovative materials from 100 material brands all over the world.


Amsterdam tours

INSIDE and WAF’s exclusive tours will open up a new Amsterdam perspectives by presenting cutting-edge spaces and hard-to-find architecture gems.


The Architecture Drawing Prize

Brought to you by Make, Sir John Soane's Museum and WAF, this prize recognises the continuing importance of hand drawing but also embraces creative use of digitally produced renderings. The finalists drawings will be showcased at the festival.


The Architectural Photography Awards

The Architectural Photography Awards supported by Sto, aims to put the focus onto the skill and creativity of the photographer. Shortlisted photographs for the Architectural Photography Awards 2019 will be exhibited in the Festival Hall.


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