DESIGN FOR HEALTH – THE UIA AND WHO

The UIA has partnered with the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote the Sourcebook “Integrating health in urban and territorial planning”. Developed in collaboration with UN Habitat, it is designed to […]

ACCESSIBILITY SYMBOL DESIGN COMPETITION

The International Union of Architects and Rehabilitation International (RI) are jointly inviting submissions for a twenty-first century symbol of accessibility to represent their core values of rights and inclusion, independence, physical and virtual accessibility […]

2022: UIA YEAR OF DESIGN FOR HEALTH LAUNCH

The International Union of Architects has designated 2022 as the Year of Design for Health. Spearheaded by the UIA Public Health Group and supported by the World Health Organization, this […]

2018 PRIX DE L’EQUERRE D’ARGENT

The prestigious Equerre d’argent has been awarded to French architectural firm Ritcher & associates, for their design of the Metz Psychiatric Centre for children and adults. The jury, chaired by […]

AIA Gold Medal

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has awarded the 2019 Gold Medal to Italian-born British architect Richard Rogers. The Gold Medal is the AIA’s highest annual honor, recognizing individuals whose […]

UIA AND FPAA SIGN MOU

The UIA and the Federation of Pan American Associations of Architects (FPAA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Washington D.C. on 31 October 2018. The two organisations agreed to […]

WORK PROGRAMMES COORDINATION MEETING

The UIA Secretary General, Serban Tiganas met the co-directors of the UIA Work Programmes on 26 November 2018 in Paris. The goal of the meeting was to review the activities […]

Sydney Opera House – 45th anniversary

The world-renowned Sydney Opera House,  a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the major architectural works of the 20th century, celebrates its 45th anniversary this year. This emblematic building designed by Danish […]

A NEW PRESIDENT FOR COSTA RICA

The Association of Architects of Costa Rica has elected its new president, Rodrigo Martínez Suárez. A certified architect, he also has extensive experience in education, having previously worked as Professor, […]