Daylight Talk by SHAU Architects

The 2023 Daylight Talk series will conclude this year with Daliana Suryawinata and Florian Heinzelmann from SHAU Architects.  The pair will give the Daylight Talk ‘Between Capricorn & Cancer’ addressing daylighting in tropical regions, exploring design approaches between the quantitative and qualitative, rational and intuitive, formal and informal, while oscillating within these boundaries.


UIA2024KL: UIA International Forum

The city of Kuala Lumpur will host the next UIA International Forum (UIA2024KL) on 15-19 November 2024 with the theme “Diversecity”. The event, organised by the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM), will seek to examine how emerging economies and growing cities can achieve humanity and sustainable growth.


Architects’ message to COP28

The UIA is present and active at the 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) taking place in Dubai on 30 November to 12 December 2023. Its delegation is led by UIA Past President Gaetan Siew as well as Co-Directors of the Sustainable Development Goals Commission Cid Blanco and Iman Gawad.


The UIA President’s Message for COP28

Message to all governmental representatives, participants and those following the proceedings of the 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28)


International Velux Award 2024

The International VELUX Award is a biennial ideas competition for students of architecture. It invites students from all over the world to create projects investigating the role of daylight in […]


Call to Action: Culture at the Heart of Climate Action

The International Union of Architects has joined and is a founding signatory of the ‘Global Call to Action to Put Cultural Heritage, Arts and Creative Sectors at the Heart of Climate Action’ launched by the Climate Heritage Network.


Daylight Talk by Anupama Kundoo

The 2023 Daylight Talk series continues with Anupama Kundoo, Architect and Professor at Potsdam School of Architecture, Germany. Anupama Kundoo gives the Daylight Talk titled: ‘Rethinking Materiality: Human Resources and Natural Resources’ from her studio in Berlin.