2014 UIA Congress in Durban

Date: 3-7 August 2014


Venue: The Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), Durban, South Africa

On the 20th anniversary of South Africa's rebirth, the UIA Congress will celebrate the African profession as a meaningful contributor to world architecture and thought-leadership in city development; as well as the continent's contribution to the affairs and evolution of architecture globally.

Architects, engineers, designers, technologists, planners, thinkers and writers from all over the world will gather, with the public, for a week of lively and challenging talks, workshops, events and happenings.

Further details

The conference theme of OTHERWHERE – looking elsewhere for other ways of creating a better future – is to be explored in several, carefully selected, sub-themes and theme ideas that acknowledge the role of architecture as thought leadership.

Ecology: The first sub-theme is to be investigated through the ideas of TIME, EVOLUTION AND RIO+20.

Resilience: The second sub-theme is explored through the ideas of EMERGENCE, POVERTY ALLEVIATION, THE SPATIAL ECONOMY.

Values: The third and final sub-theme for UIA 2014 will be investigated through approaches to PRACTICE AND TEACHING.


To register for the UIA2014 Congress in Durban, a registration form must be complete and returned to the Congress Organizers together with your payment.

Please visit the UIA2014 Conference Registration| for more information. 



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