01 June 2017
Esa Mohamed, President of the UIA, the only global organisation representing architects, supports the AIA declaration on Landmark Paris Agreement…

02 October 2015 France
As part of their ongoing commitment to responsible architecture, ever mindful of factors related to climate and the environment, the International Union of Architects (UIA), the Architects' Council of Europe (ACE), the National Council of the Order of French Architects (CNOA), and the International Council of French Architects (CIAF) announce an international conference on the theme: Architecture, the climate of the future…

04 May 2015 Japan
After the 11/03/2011 earthquake, the Japan Institute of Architects (JIA) and the Japan Aseismic Safety Organisation (JASO) published a revised edition of their manual Earthquake-resistant Design for Architects. The first edition appeared following the Kobe earthquake…

13 May 2014 Japan
The Japan Institute of Architects (JIA) announces the winners of its annual awards for architecture…

11 March 2014 Austria
BASEhabitat, ARCHITECTURE FOR DEVELOPMENT, is a Studio within the Department of Architecture at theUniversity of Art and Desing in Linz…

03 October 2013
It was a good week for the Venetian architects at Studio Tamassociati, who were honoured with the 2013 Giancarlo Ius prize and one of the five Aga Khan Awards for Architecture 2013, at just a few days interval…

02 July 2013
The ties that bind architecture and culture together are a constant subject of analysis and discussion, probably because both are such vibrant fields in and of themselves…

28 May 2013 Germany
The German Architecture Prize for 2013 was awarded to the Stuttgart based studio Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei for the Ravensburg Art Museum, the world’s first passive museum. This prize has been discerned annually since 1971 by the German Federal Chamber of Architects (BAK), and the federal Minister of Transportation…

16 May 2013 Italy
Point Z.E.R.O. is a new online magazine promoted by the CNAPPC. It addresses all the issues that touch on architecture and responsible management of the environment…

04 February 2013 Germany
The German Federal Chamber of Architects (BAK) and Federal Chamber of Engineers (BIngK) have published an online index that will direct interested parties to qualified experts in the area of energy efficiency…

15 January 2013
Le quotidien américain « The Wall Street Journal » a consacré l’architecte chinois Wang Shu en lui attribuant le prix du visionnaire de l’année 2012…

15 January 2013 Costa Rica
Standards for sustainable building in tropical climates
The Institute of Tropical Architecture in Costa Rica developed a series of standards for sustainable building in tropical climates entitled RESET. The watchword is ‘More design - less technology’ in these standards for certification approved by the Costa Rican government and applied across the country since May 2012, thanks to backing by the national institute of architects…

13 November 2012 Philippines
On 8 & 9 November in Manila, this work programme participated in a roundtable on sustainable approaches to design and construction…

04 November 2012
120th UIA Council Session
UIA Council met in Strasbourg, France, on 18 and 19 October, hosted jointly by the French, German, and Swiss member sections…

02 October 2012 Germany
The UIA work programme Architecture and renewable energy sources is associated with a conference dedicated to the use of photovoltaic solar energy in the design and construction of zero-energy structures…

02 October 2012 Hungary
The UIA work programme Responsible Architecture will contribute to CEP (Clean energy and passive house expo), organised in Budapest, Hungary, on 17 & 18 October 2012…

24 July 2012 Costa Rica
The jury of the 11st Costa Rica architecture biennial dedicated to green architecture and sustainable building awarded the biennial's grand prize…

29 June 2012 Brazil
Albert Dubler, UIA President, led a worldwide delegation of architects at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, in Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012. Amongst others, he was accompanied by Christiano Lepratti, Director of the UIA work programme Architecture for a responsible future, western Europe. In parallel, the UIA organised or was associated with various side events convened by NGOs and civil society…

18 June 2012 Brazil
On June 18 UIA President Albert Dubler participated, in Rio de Janeiro, in the dialogue…

18 June 2012 Brazil
UIA President Albert Dubler will lead a delegation of architects from around the world at the United Nations conference on sustainable development Rio+20 in Brazil, on June 20 - 22. Christiano Lepratti, director of one of the UIA work programme dedicated to responsible architectural design will be among the members of the UIA delegation…

29 May 2012 Bhutan
On 19 July 2011, sixty-eight countries joined Bhutan to support the idea that happiness is an important development factor by furthering the resolution "Towards a holistic approach to development", adopted by the 193 members of the United Nations general assembly…

14 May 2012
From amongst the 232 projects submitted this year, the jury for the ‘Blue Award’ for sustainable architecture selected 11 projects from 8 different countries as recipients for the 3 prizes, the 2 special prizes and honourable mentions…

27 April 2012 Brazil
From 20 to 22 June 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will host the United Nations sustainable development conference entitled RIO+20 – Making it happen…

01 March 2012 Italy
Six examples of innovation in Australian architecture were selected for exhibition at the Venice biennale (29 August – 25 November 2012). Presented by the Australian Institute of Architects and created by Anthony Burke, Gerard Reinmuth and TOKO Design Concept, the exhibition "Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture" aims to provoke debate about the changing role of architects and the 'formations' in which they practice…

28 February 2012 China
The Hyatt Foundation announced today the winner of the 2012 Pritzker Prize: 48 year-old Chinese architect Wang Shu…