International Union of Architects


Preparations are ongoing for UIA2020RIO, the 27thedition of the World Congress of Architects whose theme will be “All the Worlds. One World. Architecture 21.”  The Congress will address several sub-themes, which will steer the debate on issues that challenge architects in their contemporary practice.


The event will look into different ways of dealing with urban precarity, share experiences and discuss good practices around the world. All the best to the Brazilian Institute of Architects as it continues to plan for the Congress.


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General Secretariat

The UIA General Secretariat, placed under the responsibility of the Secretary General, is the Union's executive body and the administrative centre for the coordination of relations between the UIA Member Sections and their activities.

The General Secretariat assists architects and architecture students in getting into contact with professional colleagues throughout the world, from professional organisations and architectural schools to museums and media.

The General Secretariat helps architects to keep up to date with UIA activities, its partners and Member Sections.

General Secretariat of the International Union of Architects

Tour Maine Montparnasse
33, avenue du Maine - B.P. 158
75755 PARIS Cedex 15 – France

Tel: +33 (0)1 45 24 36 88