Copenhagen Lessons

The UIA World Congress of Architects, held in Copenhagen (Denmark) on 2-6 July 2023 concluded with the “Copenhagen Lessons”. These are 10 principles for a rapid and radical change in the built environment to reach the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


High-quality Architecture and Built Environment

On the occasion of a workshop organised as part of the UIA World Congress of Architects, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and UIA Region I have released a joint publication entitled ‘High-quality Architecture and Built Environment: a Political Goal’.


Barcelona named UNESCO-UIA World Capital of Architecture for 2026

The city of Barcelona has been officially designated as World Capital of Architecture for 2026 by the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay. The designation was made on the recommendation of the Joint UNESCO-UIA Committee for the World Capital of Architecture that is presided by the eminent architect, Dominique Perrault.


Winners of the UIA 2023 Triennial Prizes

To encourage merit, recognise talent and reward achievements of international consequence, the International Union of Architects (UIA) awards prizes every three years during the UIA World Congress of Architects. The […]


Daylight Talk by Per Olaf Fjeld

The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) presents a talk by professor emeritus Per Olaf Fjeld “Rethinking Relationships / Changing Perspectives” as part of the Daylight Talks 2023 series. The talk […]


Competition Results: Stroke Rehabilitation Centres

The International Union of Architects (UIA) has announced the results of the Next Generation of Stroke Rehabilitation Centres international single stage student ideas competition, organised by its Public Health Work […]


Call for Submissions

Compendium of best practices in Community Architecture and Human Rights Experts in the field tell us that the global South will see a process of increased, stronger urbanisation as people […]


The Daylight Award

The 2024 Edition of the Daylight Award launched on Tuesday 16 May, on the UNESCO International Day of Light. Established in 1980 by the philanthropic foundations VILLUM FONDEN, VELUX FONDEN […]


Russia: A celebration of Alexander Kudryavtsev’s work

The President of the Russian National Section of the UIA, Nikolai Shumakov, opened a retrospective exhibition of Alexander Kudryavtsev at the headquarters of the Union of Architects of Russia, revealing his fundamental contribution to the development of the architectural profession.