The AIA International Region Board and officers from its 7 chapters convened during A’19 to hold its annual report to its members, design awards celebration event and to conduct important face to face business. Some key aspects of the business undertaken by the IR Board included the elections for the future leadership of the organization.
The UIA (International Union of Architects) held an international forum on mass tourism in historical cities in Baku, Azerbaijan, 7-9 June 2019. The event, hosted by the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan (UAA), was followed by a UIA Council Meeting (10 June) and an Extraordinary General Assembly (11 June).
2019 AIA MIDDLE EAST YEC & DESIGN AWARDS
Save the Date! November 23-24, 2019
“Architecture in Context - Beirut” 2019 Annual Conference & Design Awards .
The American Institute of Architects, Middle East Chapter will host its seventh Year End Conference and Design Awards event in Beirut, Lebanon at the Lebanese American University LAU, Beirut Campus.
Notable guests will include famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, FAIA, who will personally give a lecture and tour of the new Mons Train Station, which is under construction. Design and practical aspects of the building will be discussed as well as the construction challenges for a building that is being built over a continuously active railway.
With a history of more than two thousand years, Rome is an ideal place to examine Sustainable design and Livability issues. On Saturday 25 May, the Italy Section of AIA/CE held a one-day Event that was packed with Lessons in Sustainability, for which participants earned 8 HSW Learning Units. But this is Italy, so there was also plenty of social time including a two hour lunch in one of the city’s oldest restaurants, cocktails on a rooftop terrace overlooking the Roman forum and a late dinner at a classic Roman Osteria that specializes in seafood.
Michael Salka is a diversely ambitious young creator who in less than 30 years of life has built projects spanning three continents and remains committed to solving the unprecedented challenges of a globalized, majority-urban, and climatically unstable world using the equally unprecedented potential of big data and digital technologies.