Online Broadcast Rio de Janeiro July 18th to 22nd
Online Digital Events And Contents march to july
International DelegateIn-Person + Digital
In-person Rio de Janeiro July 18th to 22nd
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March to July
July, 18 - 22 Rio de Janeiro + Live Transmissions
Organised by the International Union of Architects (UIA) since 1948, the World Congress of Architects will be held for the first time in Brazil.
This is a unique meeting place for professionals and future leaders in Architecture and related fields: an event discussing the future of cities and the city of the future.
Leading names in architecture and urban planning will gather together to analyse the global outlook and local issues, drawing up proposals and presenting solutions for enhancing the quality of life, in a fairer and more sustainable world.
Architects from every continent, ranging from renowned names to new talents, practitioners, researchers and thinkers about urban environments, students, builders, social movements, technology and innovation companies, academic and multilateral institutions, political entities, all are invited to share experiences related to constructing the spaces where social life takes place.
The public health crisis currently sweeping the world has highlighted the interdependence of economics, politics, society, the environment, and the city. Like a premonition, this interdependence was underscored in the theme of the 27th World Congress of Architects. More than ever, it is vital to understand that we are living in the same era and sharing the same planet.
There is a good likelihood that this calamity will give rise to City 21: aware of the environment and the climate, seeking good spaces, lessening intra-urban inequalities and focused on citizens.
The Brazilian who won the Pritzker Prize 2006.
The most internationally awarded Portuguese architect, also winner of the Pritzker Prize (2011).
One of the most awarded Mexican architects today.
From Burkina Faso, internationally renowned as an agent of social transformation.
Carioca living in France for 50 years, with works all over the world.
From Paraguay, who with bricks and even debris resulting from catastrophes, won the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale (2016).
Carioca based in London, one of the most internationally known Brazilian architects.
An outstanding Italian architect who divides his time between Milan and Shanghai, where he directs Future City Lab.
The 27th World Congress of Architects will be physically hosted in the first World Capital of Architecture, Rio de Janeiro, on July 18 - 22, 2021.
Its digital version will open in March, with the first virtual presentations. The live event in July will also be broadcast digitally to the entire world.
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Selected to host the 27th World Congress of Architects, Rio de Janeiro was also awarded the new title of World Capital of Architecture by UNESCO and the UIA.
Architectural landmarks covering five centuries – like the Palácio Capanema and the Museum of Modern Art – are clustered in the historic heart of the city, where UIA2021RIO will be held.
In addition to its architectural heritage framed by breath-taking landscapes, Rio is also a city of challenging contrasts and notable diversity. A living open laboratory, it is the perfect setting for global studies of metropolitan challenges.
The main events scheduled for UIA2021RIO, including the Opening Ceremony, will be held in the historic downtown area of Rio de Janeiro. Among many other attractions, some of the city’s most famous buildings are clustered here, representing architectural styles that range from colonial to contemporary.
The main venue for UIA2021RIO is the Pier Mauá: a cluster of old port warehouses that have been revitalised and today form an area well-equipped to host major events.
Yes. The theme and the four discussion tracks of the 27th World Congress of Architects remain unchanged. All the speakers invited for 2020 were also invited to the 2021 event, and are currently being confirmed. The programme was spread out over a longer period (from March to July) with some events being held only in digital format. Check out the programme for further details.
Yes. The entire content of UIA2021RIO will be available in digital format. The On-Site + Digital Attendee ticket endows holders with the right to all content. This means that people registered in this category will have access to the entire digital programme scheduled for March through July, as well participating in all the activities scheduled for July 18 – 22, either live in Rio de Janeiro or through digital transmissions. However, although Digital Attendees have the right to the digital programme from March through July, they do not have access to the on-site events in July.
The plus-one ticket offers in-person access to the event opening ceremony and one of the social activities organised at the Congress between July 18 and 22 in Rio de Janeiro, but with no access to digital content.
Yes. All the digital content will be stored on the Congress platform and will be made available subsequently, through to December 2023.
27th Word Congress of Architecture UIA2021RIO
All the worlds. Just one world. Architecture 21
March – July
Rio de Janeiro - Brasil