International Union of Architects

About the UIA

The International Union of Architects (UIA) is the only global organisation representing the world's architects, now estimated to number some 3.2 million in all. Founded in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1948, the UIA advances policies and programmes that improve communities through design.  

WAD 2017: Statement by UIA President Thomas Vonier
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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 - B.P. 158
33, avenue du Maine
75755 PARIS Cedex 15 – France

Tel : (33.1) 45 24 36 88 -
Fax : (33.1) 45 24 02 78