Congress Outcomes

The UIA2014 World Congress, held from 3-7 August, brought together architects, design and built environment professionals, pioneers in urban planning and thinking, activists, city makers, academics and researchers, students, Government officials, decision makers and thought leaders, citizens and communities - to debate and discuss strategies for the design and delivery of more habitable, functional and beautiful cities. The event was a resounding success and was earmarked by its vibrant energy. Following talks from 11 renowned keynote speakers, the presentation of more than 350 academic papers, and over 50 workshops and meetings, various documents were compiled outlining the intentions of key roleplayers involved in the built environment.

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UIA2014 Awards

Created in 1961, the UIA Prizes honour professionals whose qualities, talents and actions have had an impact on diverse sections of international practice. They are awarded every three years on the occasion of the UIA World Congress and, in 2014, were conferred at a ceremony held on 6 August at UIA 2014 Durban.

UIA2014 Gold Medal Award WinnerUIA2014 Award WinnersThe Jury for the 2014 UIA Prizes met in Melbourne, Australia on May 5, 2014. It was composed of:

  • Albert Dubler, UIA President
  • Louise Cox, UIA Past President
  • Michel Barmaki, UIA Secretary General
  • Patricia Emmett, UIA Treasurer
  • and UIA Vice-Presidents Antonio Riverso, Deniz Incedayi, Thomas Vonier, Mohamed Esa, and Hayder Ali.