Professional practice commission
The Professional Practice Commission is the author and proponent of sustaining and implementing “The UIA Accord on International Standards of Professionalism in Architectural Practice” (the “Accord”) Adopted by the UIA General Assembly in Beijing, China in 1999, the “Accord” contains 18 policy statements and 14 fully developed guidelines regarding those policies. The commission continuously reviews the current relevance of the standards of practice, and develops new documents that are reviewed and adopted by the UIA Council on a regular basis. The updated document is adopted by the UIA General Assembly at the conclusion of each Triennium. The Accord is intended to guide member section professionals, governments and lawmakers in the promotion of the global mobility of architects.
James Wright - USAJames Wright is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and a founding member and current Immediate Past President of the AIA International Region. He led the AIA delegation to the 2017 UIA Assembly in Seoul, and currently serves as UIA Professional Practice Commission Co-Director. Over his career, Wright has led the design and project management of over US$5 billion of building construction and has conducted innumerable planning and feasibility studies in over 40 countries spanning every continent except Antarctica.firstname.lastname@example.org
Zhuang Weimin - ChinaZhuang Weimin got Ph.D. Degree in Architecture, Tsinghua University in 1992. Now he is Dean/Professor of School of Architecture in Tsinghua University. He also serve as Vice President of Architectural Society of China and a Member of National Accreditation Board of Architectural Education (China). He was awarded FIDIC Project Award of 2014 Honorable Mention and ARCASIA Awards of Honorable Mention.email@example.com
Lorenz Bräker - Switzerland
Sylvie Bruyninckx - Belgium
José-Enrique Arispe Chavez - Peru
news - The Khartoum Declaration on Gender Equity in Architecture
Drafted by Pei Ing TAN (Malaysia), the Khartoum Declaration on Gender Equity in Architecture was adopted by the members of the UIA Professional Practice Commission (PPC), during its meeting held in Khartoum, Sudan, on 16-17 February 2017, and the 130th UIA Council session, Seoul (Korea) on 3-4 March 2017.