10 Blind Walls Ideas Competition for Young Architects

Fundació Mies van der Rohe and the Barcelona City Council have launched an international single stage ideas competition open to all young architects as part of the city’s nomination as the 2026 UNESCO-UIA World Capital of Architecture.

Fundació Mies van der Rohe and the Barcelona City Council have launched an international single stage ideas competition open to all young architects as part of the city’s nomination as the 2026 UNESCO-UIA World Capital of Architecture.

Beijing 2029

Under the theme “Back to Balance: Architecture for everyone’s better life”, the 2029 Congress will invite participants to engage in a profound exploration of equilibrium in the context of our rapidly evolving world, and examine how the built environment can be designed in harmony with technology and society.

Under the theme “Back to Balance: Architecture for everyone’s better life”, the 2029 Congress will invite participants to engage in a profound exploration of equilibrium in the context of our rapidly evolving world, and examine how the built environment can be designed in harmony with technology and society.

2024 Kuala Lumpur

The city of Kuala Lumpur will host the next UIA International Forum (UIA2024KL) on 15-19 November 2024 with the theme “Diversecity”.

The city of Kuala Lumpur will host the next UIA International Forum (UIA2024KL) on 15-19 November 2024 with the theme “Diversecity”.

THE DAYLIGHT AWARD 2024

The 2024 Edition of the Daylight Award launched on Tuesday 16 May, on the UNESCO International Day of Light.

Established in 1980 by the philanthropic foundations VILLUM FONDEN, VELUX FONDEN and VELUX STIFTUNG, and endorsed by the UIA since 2020, it is conferred biennially in two categories: The Daylight Award for Research and The Daylight Award for Architecture.

The 2024 Edition of the Daylight Award launched on Tuesday 16 May, on the UNESCO International Day of Light.

Established in 1980 by the philanthropic foundations VILLUM FONDEN, VELUX FONDEN and VELUX STIFTUNG, and endorsed by the UIA since 2020, it is conferred biennially in two categories: The Daylight Award for Research and The Daylight Award for Architecture.

Barcelona 2026

Barcelona will become the first city to host the event twice. With the motto “One today, one tomorrow“, the UIA World Congress in Barcelona will look at the city’s relationship with its architecture to discuss a viable and sustainable future.

Barcelona will become the first city to host the event twice. With the motto “One today, one tomorrow“, the UIA World Congress in Barcelona will look at the city’s relationship with its architecture to discuss a viable and sustainable future.

International VELUX AWARD 2024

The International VELUX Award (IVA) is a biennial ideas competition for students of architecture. It invites students from all over the world to create projects investigating the role of daylight in our everyday lives.

The International VELUX Award (IVA) is a biennial ideas competition for students of architecture. It invites students from all over the world to create projects investigating the role of daylight in our everyday lives.

UIA 2030 AWARD / PRESENTATION

The UIA, in partnership with UN-Habitatlaunched the second cycle of the UIA 2030 Award in January 2024 to promote the work of architects contributing to delivery of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development together with the New Urban Agenda.

The UIA, in partnership with UN-Habitatlaunched the second cycle of the UIA 2030 Award in January 2024 to promote the work of architects contributing to delivery of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development together with the New Urban Agenda.