UIA - Newsletter 04/2024

30 May 2024

UIA Council meets in Tunis

The UIA Council met in Tunis, Tunisia on 20-21 May 2024. Hosted by the Ordre des Architectes de Tunisie, the Council deliberated on matters regarding the Union and received the reports of its Commissions.

Ordre des Architectes de Tunisie - 50th Anniversary

The Ordre des Architectes de Tunisie celebrated its 50th Anniversary on 22 May 2024. With a conference held to deliberate on the role the architect as a vector for development, the event concluded with a joint declaration signed by the UIA, UMAR (Union of Mediterranean Architects), FAFA (Fédération des Architectes Francophones d’Afrique), AAF (Alliance des Architectes Francophones) and the OAT (Ordre des Architectes de Tunisie)

UIA President Regina Gonthier attended the event on behalf of the Union and in her speech highlighted the architects' vital responsibility to advocate for the quality of architecture as well as create a sustainable, inclusive and resilient built and living environment. 

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The Daylight Award 2024 Laureates

The laureates of the Daylight Award 2024 are Spanish architect and professor Alberto Campo Baeza (Daylight in Architecture) and German professor of chronobiology Till Roenneberg (Daylight in Research).

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Austria: The anotHERVIEWture AWARD

The anotHERVIEWture AWARD is inviting submissions for its 2024. With the goal of raising awareness of the female contribution in the building industry and engineering, the award confers prizes for four categories, including the international female architect of the year. 

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Cyprus: Summer Workshop

The Cyprus Architects Association in cooperation with the Department of Architecture, University of Cyprus announced the organisation of the Summer Workshop for Students and Young Architects 2024, entitled ‘Staging PlayTimes’.

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Brazil: Call for Papers

Papers are invited for ArquiMemória 6, a forum focussing on the preservation of built heritage in Brazil. It will take place in Salvador, Bahia on 5-8 November 2024.

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Architects' Council of Europe: Manifesto for the European elections

Ahead of the forthcoming European Elections, the Architects’ Council of Europe has launched  its Manifesto calling on Members of the European Parliament to act for high-quality architecture and living environment for all.

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