Be sure to look out for special events organized by the UIA including:
- UNESCO-UIA World Capital of Architecture Programme with Ernesto Ottone, UNESCO Assistant Director General for Culture; Dominique Perrault, President of the WCA UNESCO-UIA Joint Committee and Thomas Vonier, UIA President.
- Achieving design excellence with a UIA Competition with Robert Greenwood (Partner and Managing Director Asia, Snohetta), Nahuel Recabarren (lead architect of the Bamiyan Cultural Centre, in Afghanistan) and Daniel Fraile Ortiz (lead architect Vilnius Concert Hall, in Lithuania). The session is moderated by Roger Schulntz, member of the International Competitions Commission (ICC) and includes Jerzy Grochulski, ICC Co-director as well as Thomas Vonier, UIA President.
- Teaching a New Generation of Architects with Anna Heringer (Studio Anna Herringer & Hon.Prof. UNESCO Chair for Earthen Architecture, Building Cultures and Sustainable Development, Elisa Silva (founder and principal of enlace arquitectura and enlace foundation), Amira Osman (Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa) moderated by UIA Education Commission Co-directors Magda Mostafa and Marilys R. Nepomechie.
ICC special edition
In preparation for the main week of the UIA 2021 World Congress, the UIA International Competitions Commission (ICC) has prepared a Special Edition on the theme "Achieving design excellence through international architectural competitions".
Read the special edition