September 25 – October 1, 2011 – UIA World Congress, “DESIGN 2050,” TOKYO

Described as the “Olympics of Architecture,” the UIA World Congress is a major international architectural event that attracts around 10,000 architeclts, engineers, researchers and students.
Since the inaugural World Congress in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1948, it has taken place triennial in 23 different cities around the world.


On the theme of “DESIGN 2050,” UIA 2011 TOKYO, the first UIA World Congress in Japan, will provide all the participants with opportunities to discuss the future architecture and cities through the various programmes including keynote speeches, technical sessions, international competition, workshops, exhibitions and tours.

UIA2011 TOKYO will be a touchstone for divining the architecture towards 2050 and beyond.

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