The International Union of Architects, UIA, the Institute of Architects of Brazil, IAB, and the UIA2020RIO Executive Committee, in agreement with their institutional partners and other stakeholders, following the recommendations of national public authorities, inform that the 27th World Congress of Architects / Expo has been postponed by one year to 18-22 July 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Your registration fees will automatically be applied to the new Congress dates. Papers and design works accepted for the Congress will remain accepted and we will adjust the deadlines for completion accordingly. The UIA will be communicating in due course with its Commissions, Work Programmes and Member Sections. We will soon send more detailed information on the postponement of the UIA2020RIO Congress. Please accept our sincere appreciation for your understanding.
We wish to express the profound hope that family, friends and colleagues all around the world remain healthy, facing these challenges in a spirit of community and resilience. Looking forward to welcoming the world to UIA2021RIO in July 2021.