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27th UIA RIO 2021 CONGRESS

In accordance with the recommendations of the national health authorities, regarding the spread of COVID-19, the International Union of Architects (UIA), the Institute of Architects of Brazil (IAB) and the Executive Committee of the UIA2020RIO, in agreement with their institutional partners and other stakeholders, postponed the 27th World Congress to July 18-22, 2021.

The registrations of the participants will be automatically renewed at the new dates of the Congress. https://www.uia2020rio.archi/inscricoes_en.asp


UIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY: JULY 22-25, 2021

In solidarity with the Brazilian colleagues, the UIA Council unanimously decided to hold the next UIA General Assembly from July 22 to 25, 2021, in Rio de Janeiro, immediately after the 27th World Congress of architects (July 18-22).


GOLD MEDAL AND TRIENNIAL AWARDS OF THE UIA 2021

The deadline for submitting candidacies for the Gold Medal and the UIA Prizes has been extended until April 2, 2021 to take account of the new UIA RIO 2021 calendar. Sections and members of the Council of the Union are invited to continue their nominations on the UIA Awards platform (https://uia.awardsplatform.com/). The applications already received remain valid. The awards ceremony will take place on July 21 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) at the 27th World Congress of Architects

    Deadline for submission of applications: April 2, 2021
    Jury meeting: April 20, 2021
    Results announced: April 26, 2021

Find out more: www.uia-architectes.org/webApi/en/news/2021-uia-gold-medal-prizes-launch.html


AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN ARCHITECT TRAINING

Organized by the UIA Training Commission, the Prize for Innovation in Architectural Education rewards the diverse nature of innovation across all cultures and geographic regions and aims to promote educational practices that contribute to the creation of sustainable environments.

    New deadline for applications: October 20, 2020
    Jury evaluation period: October 20 - end of November 2020
    Announcement of results: December 1, 2020

All applications received on the UIA Prize Platform remain valid.

Find out more: https://competition.uia-architectes.org/en/competitions/uia-award-innovation-in-architectural-education.html


UIA CUBES D’OR AWARD

Organized by the UIA Architecture & Children Work Program, this triennial award recognizes people and institutions that contribute to raising awareness and understanding of architecture and the built environment for children and young people. The projects of the international phase which was successfully concluded on March 15 will be evaluated by an international jury next September.

The dates for the Jury meeting and the announcement of the results will be communicated later.

Find out more: https://competition.uia-architectes.org/en/competitions/fourth-cycle-golden-cubes-awards.html


UIA AWARDS CARING AND INCLUSIVE SPACES

This triennial prize rewards remarkable examples of buildings and places which have created socially sustainable environments through their high architectural and urban quality. The first phase was successfully concluded on February 15, with 88 projects from 35 countries received. The selected projects will be evaluated online and announced next fall. The date of announcement of the results will be announced shortly.

Find out more: https://competition.uia-architectes.org/en/competitions/2020-friendly-and-inclusive-spaces-awards.html