Bulgaria: Union of Architects of Bulgaria (UAB)

The Union of Architects in Bulgaria (UAB), established on March 16, 1965, is a non-profit association focused on private benefit activities. It is a voluntary professional organization open to all architects, regardless of their occupation. UAB aims to assert the authority of architects and the architectural profession in society, develop and protect modern architectural ideas and values, promote sustainable development of architectural environments and territories, and preserve and enhance Bulgarian architectural identity and heritage. Additionally, it participates in shaping the legal and regulatory framework for architecture and urban planning, supports its members creatively, professionally, and socially while expanding their local and international contacts, and enhances architectural culture in society to foster a positive public attitude towards architecture.