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UIA2021RIO: World Congress of Architects

UIA2021RIO: World Congress of Architects

The UIA2021RIO World Congress of Architects has reimagined itself to adapt to the current challenges posed by the global pandemic. 

Beginning in March, the Congress has featured a host of insightful and informative events on an international digital stage including:  

 

 

Main Congress Week: 18-22 July 2021

The Congress will culminate in a week of events with experts from around the world coming together to present projects and ideas on a global digital stage. 

 

The Opening Ceremony will take place on 18 July at 8:30 (Brasilia time) and will include the participation of UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay and UIA President Thomas Vonier. 

 

There will also be a special session on the theme, Portugal-Brazil Dialogue, with Pritzker Prize winner Eduardo Souto de Moura (Portugal), Carla Juaçaba (Brazil) and Casa da Arquitectura Executive Director Nuno Sampaio. In addition to highlighting Portuguese and Brazilian productions and cultural influences, they will pay tribute to 2021 UIA Gold Medal Laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha who passed away on 23 May 2021.

Don’t miss the special event on 18 July at 9:40 Brasilia time 

            

View the Congress programme

 

 

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The UIA2021RIO World Congress of Architects has reimagined itself to adapt to the current challenges posed by the global pandemic. 

Beginning in March, the Congress has featured a host of insightful and informative events on an international digital stage including:  

 

 

Main Congress Week: 18-22 July 2021

The Congress will culminate in a week of events with experts from around the world coming together to present projects and ideas on a global digital stage. 

 

The Opening Ceremony will take place on 18 July at 8:30 (Brasilia time) and will include the participation of UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay and UIA President Thomas Vonier. 

 

There will also be a special session on the theme, Portugal-Brazil Dialogue, with Pritzker Prize winner Eduardo Souto de Moura (Portugal), Carla Juaçaba (Brazil) and Casa da Arquitectura Executive Director Nuno Sampaio. In addition to highlighting Portuguese and Brazilian productions and cultural influences, they will pay tribute to 2021 UIA Gold Medal Laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha who passed away on 23 May 2021.

Don’t miss the special event on 18 July at 9:40 Brasilia time 

            

View the Congress programme

 

 

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General Secretariat

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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

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