The threat of climate change is real. Rapid urbanization and building developments are increasing our fuel energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission.
The UIA supports every initiatives following the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement to combat the impact of climate change on the environment and humanity. It calls upon all architects and architecture organizations in the world to mobilize efforts to respond to these initiatives.
The UIA Members worldwide will, on 2nd October, celebrate their achievements and visions of architecture that is responsible, innovative and enriching communities.
The UIA will participate and support the events in COP 23 (Bonn 6-17 November 2017) and the World Urban Forum 9 (Kuala Lumpur 7-13 February 2018) to promote Climate Change Action!
American architect Thomas Vonier has been elected UIA President by the UIA General Assembly, which took place in Seoul, Korea, from 7 to 10 September 2017.
The UIA Bureau has decided upon the winners of the 2017 UIA Gold Medal and Prizes.
On 5 July 2017, the RIBA is celebrating the architecture pioneer Ethel Charles on #EthelDay – a day of international social media campaigning to recognise the achievements of women in architecture.