In memoriam – Jaime Duró Pifarré

Born in 1944 in Lleida, Spain, Jaime Duró Pifarré graduated from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona (1972) and founded his own practice, Duró Arquitectura e Ingeniería, based in Barcelona and Madrid.


The UIA’s Enduring Commitment to Gender Equity

The UIA proudly joins the global celebration of International Women’s Day by reiterating its unwavering commitment to fostering gender equity within the architectural profession.


Daylight Talk by Liene Jākobsone – Light, Views, Transparencies

The 2024 Daylight Talk series kicks off with ‘Light, Views, Transparencies’ by Liene Jākobsone in collaboration with the Art Academy of Latvia.

Discussing some of the practice’s projects, the lecture will reveal a significant part of the conceptual approach of Sampling: the exploration of how architecture unfolds in the eyes of its inhabitants and what unexpected and unusual experiences it can offer.


NEBinar Talks

A dialogue between the Presidents of the UIA and ACE
The NEBinar Talks series showcases various aspects of the New European Bauhaus as an active concept for 21st-century architecture. The invited speakers, practising architects, lecturers, researchers, as well as other cultural professionals will ponder the application of the New European Bauhaus principles underlined by the motto “Beautiful, Sustainable, Together.”


From Ioannina to Copenhagen through Africa

On 19 December 2023, the Department of Architecture of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Ioannina organised a symposium on its participation in the UIA Great Green Wall […]


UIA 2030 AWARD – Second cycle

The International Union of Architects, in collaboration with UN-Habitat, has announced the launch of the second cycle of the UIA 2030 Award. This biennial award promotes the work of architects contributing to the delivery of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development together with the New Urban Agenda.


New Year’s Message

Climate crises, frequent natural disasters, political upheavals, armed conflicts and wars in many parts of the world threaten both the environmental, social and economic balance of the globe and also our relation to nature, biodiversity and humanity.


UIA End of Year Report

2023 was eventful for the International Union of Architects in quite a number of ways. This year, the UIA marked its 75th anniversary, held its triennial Congress and General Assembly in Copenhagen (a city that was also the UNESCO-UIA World Capital of Architecture) and elected its Council for the 2023-2026 term.