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Open in your web browserIn just ten days, activities begin for the 27th World Congress of Architects!There will be three discussion sessions and a livestreamed wrap-up, all exploring the Weaknesses and Inequalities discussion track and with free access. This is first UIA2021RIO OPEN WEEK, running from March 22 – 25.Other content will be published exclusively for Congress attendees.For details on the work of the UIA20201RIO speakers, see the special articles published on its website.The Urban Acupuncture of Fabienne HoelzelFounder of Fabulous Urban, a multidisciplinary firm focused on underdeveloped areas, Suiss architect Fabienne Hoelzel develops several projects to improve the quality of life for residents of Makoko, the world´s largest floating slum, in Lagos, Nigeria.Learn more >>>
“The right to the city is the keynote of the XXI century”For large segments of the population, essential aspects that are missing include mobility, decent housing, security and public utility services. This is why “the XXI century will be a time of struggles for the right to the city and everything related to it,” forecasts historian and sociologist Maria Alice Rezende de Carvalho.Learn more >>>“The architect must become more political”For Alfredo Brillembourg, it must be an architect mission to fight against inequality. Founder of Urban-Think Tank (U-TT), a multidisciplinary office based in Caracas, Venezuela, he is the author of several projects to improve the quality of life in slums and poor neighborhoods.Learn more >>>To learn more, visit the Open Week page at the link below:OPEN WEEK UIA2021RIOIn case of doubts, we have a permanent online communication channel: it is the chat that is on our website.See you soon!UIA2021RIO Executive CommitteeFollow UIA2021RIO on Social Media         Know more about the largest event of Architecture and Urban Planning in the world. Access our site.



Solidarity with Indonesia

COMMUNIQUÉ2 DECEMBER 2022 Lire la version française The UIA calls for solidarity with Indonesia following deadly earthquake  On Monday 21 November 2022, a 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in West Java, Indonesia

UIA Newsletter – 17 March 2022

UIA INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2022: EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION Registration is now available for the UIA 2022 International Forum ‘Affordable Housing Activation: Removing Barriers’ to be held in Madrid, Spain from 18 to 20 May 2022.Until 21 March,

Launch: National Round, Golden Cubes Awards, 5th Ed.

UIA PRIZES8 MARCH 2022 2023 UIA GOLDEN CUBES AWARDS: NATIONAL CALL FOR PROJECTS The UIA Work Programme Architecture & Children launched the National Phase of the 5th edition of the Golden Cubes Awards with a webinar on 25

UIA 1st Quarterly Report for 2022

See online version22 February 2022UIA 1st Quarterly Report for 2022In its continued efforts to unite, influence and advance the architectural profession, the UIA has committed to sending quarterly reports to


Online Version   UIA COMPETITIONS18 JANUARY 2022 INTERNATIONAL ACCESSIBILITY SYMBOL DESIGN COMPETITION INTERNATIONAL ACCESSIBILITY SYMBOL DESIGN COMPETITION The International Union of Architects (UIA) and Rehabilitation International (RI) are jointly inviting submissions for a twenty-first century symbol