Union internationale des architectes (UIA)
International Union of Architects (UIA)
Unión Internacional de los Arquitectos
Internationaler Architekten Union
1948-06-28 Lausanne Switzerland
28 Jun 1948, Lausanne (Switzerland), by merger of H-XH4420 - Comité permanent international des architectes (CPIA), set up in 1867, Paris (France), and of H-XH4551 - Réunions internationales des architectes (RIA), formed in 1931. Registered under French law of 1901.
Unite the architects of the world on a democratic basis; maintain free exchange among architects; represent architects at international and governmental levels; promote architects' creative, technical and cultural talents and the service they provide to the public; defend the rights and status of the architect in every country; ensure the continued development of professional methods while respecting the specificity of different communities; promote new technologies and encourage new ideas and concepts in architectural design; promote multi-disciplinary exchange; aid in the sustainable development of the built environment; provide the needed assistance to architects' professional structures in developing countries; promote architectural education and facilitate exchange among architects, students and teachers of architecture worldwide.
Events2023-07-02 | Copenhagen, Denmark – Triennial Congress
2021-07-18 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Triennial Congress
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General Assembly (every 3 years); Council; Regional Councils (5); General Policy Committee; General Secretariat under the control of Secretary General. Membership open to all national professional organizations. Congresses and Working Group Seminars open; Bureau and Council meetings closed.
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