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MRC/MTC shortlisted for the world’s biggest architecture contest

The Melbourne Recital Centre and MTC Theatre project is among the 272 building projects that have made it onto this year’s shortlist for the world’s biggest architecture contest – the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards. Projects hail from 67 different countries including emerging markets such as Iran, Syria, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, Ghana, South Korea, and India, as well as countries such as Canada, Australia, USA, UK, China, Russia and Scandinavia, which all have strong representation on the shortlist. The WAF Awards are designed to celebrate and showcase the work of the international architectural community. Unlike other schemes, the WAF Awards involve shortlisted architects presenting their schemes live to the public as well as an international star studded judging panel as they compete for the ultimate accolade of World Building of the Year 2009. For more information, visit the World Architecture Festival website.