UIA (The International Union of Architects) is the largest association of architects in the world. Now UIA has grown up as the key professional organizations of architects in 116 countries and territories, and now represents, through these organizations, more than 1,300,000 architects worldwide. UIA organizes a world congress of architects once every 3 years. Last time in 2005 UIA World Congress of Architects was held at Istanbul and in 2002 Berlin congress the venue was declared for the up-coming UIA congress which is going to be held at Turin, Italy from 30th June to 3rd July, 2008.
The theme of Turin’2008 is
This global-scale event will focus on Transmitting Architecture, its participants will discuss architecture as a channel of communcation and the communication of architecture itself, in all forms and all places. The congress will study all the various aspects of a profession that is concerned with the quality of life, landscapes, and the environment on a daily basis.
During the days of congress each day will be dedicated for different aspects of the theme. All the presentations will be followed by this theme schedule: 30th June > Past: Culture, 1st July > Present: Democracy, 3rd July > Future: Hope.
CLICK HERE to download the detail of the theme and the declaration paper of the call for entry.
Call for papers has been declared for this congress on 10th July 2007. Last date of submitting abstract of paper is 19th October 2007. All submissions will be online. Online submission will be opened from 1st October 2007.
So it’s time to start Transmitting Architecture, as Architecture is for all.
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23rd UIA Congress, Turin, Italy, Official Website
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