Saturday, 17th August 2019,7:24:30pm

International Union of Architects (UIA)


CALL FOR PAPERS - UIA 2020 RIO

The next UIA World Congress will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 19 to 23 July 2020. UIA2020RIO invites architects, researchers and students from all over the world to submit projects relevant to the main theme "All Worlds. One world. Architecture 21" and its four sub-themes: Diversity and mixture; Changes and Emergencies; Vulnerabilities and Inequalities; Transience and Flows.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 30 September 2019.

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COMPETITIONS AND PRIZES


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - THE DAYLIGHT AWARD

The International Union of Architects is proud to announce its first endorsement of the Daylight Award, a biennial prize that promotes daylight research and daylight in architecture, for the benefit of human health, well-being and the environment. Now in its third edition, the Daylight Award is divided into two categories: Daylight Research and Daylight in Architecture, each of which carries a financial compensation of €100,000.

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BARBARA CAPPOCHIN INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE PRIZE

The 2019 Barbara Cappochin Biennial International Architecture prize was awarded to Fasch&Fuchs.architekten (Austria) for the Federal School of Aspern (Austria). The international jury also awarded 3 special mentions. The prize seeks to spotlight the central role that architecture plays in the evolution of landscape. It focusses on urban peripheries, the use of bio-architecture, energy efficiency and sustainable urban development.

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WORKING BODIES


FRIENDLY AND INCLUSIVE SPACES AWARDS - ARCHITECTURE FOR ALL WORK PROGRAMME

The UIA Architecture for All Work Programme has launched the Friendly and Inclusive Spaces Awards to promote inspiring buildings and sites that have created socially sustainable environments through high quality architectural design

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UIA MEMBER SECTIONS


INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BAUKULTUR

The Swiss Federal Office of Culture (FOC), the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), the International Union of Architects (UIA), the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA), and the Department of territorial development of the Canton of Geneva will hold a conference on “Getting the measure of Baukultur” on 4-5 November 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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ARCHITECTURE OF MIGRATION - BALTIC ARCHITECTS UNION ASSOCIATION

The “Architecture of Migration” international conference focusing on migration and its interactions with architecture, territorial planning, and infrastructure development will take place on 7-8 November in Riga, Latvia. It is organised by the Latvian Association of Architects and Baltic Architects Union Association.

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NATIONAL ORDER OF ARCHITECTS OF CHAD

Hayatte Ndiaye has been elected president of the National Order of Architect of Chad. She is the founder of Hayatt Architecture, an architectural agency based in N’Djamena, Chad. Hayatte Ndiaye is the country’s first female architect and the first female president of the architectural organisation.

ORDER OF ARCHITECTS OF SENEGAL

Jean Augustin Carvalho was elected president of the Order of Architects of Senegal. He takes over from Fodé Diop, current UIA Region V Council Member. The new president is a graduate of the Ecole d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme de Dakar and director of Archi-Building & Consult, an architectural agency based in Dakar, Senegal.