From 16.‒18. November 2016 the World Architecture Festival (WAF) is taking place at the Arena Berlin. The design for the Olaya Metro Station in Riyadh by Gerber Architekten is shortlisted for the award in the category Culture ‒ Future Projects. Thomas Lücking and Gesche Gerber will present the design which is the result of a competition, won in 2012.

The World Architecture Festival is a three-day event for architects and interior design professionals. WAF is the only global festival that combines awards, conferences and networking providing architectural knowledge and inspiration.