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The economic impact of different regulatory approaches on the architectural sector in Europe


The European Centre for Liberal Professions (EuZFB) of the University of Cologne recently published an independent study on the economic impact of different regulatory approaches on the architectural sector in Europe. As the Parliament and the Council of the EU prepares to start discussing the Com...[more]



The fifth edition of the Sector Study of the Architects’ Council of Europe shows that the profession may be returning to something nearer normality, after the 2008 economic crisis, and reveals positive prospects for the profession. The Sector Study is a biennial survey commissioned...[more]

‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’: ACE advances three guiding principles to deliver a step change in building performance


On 30 November 2016, the EU Commission unveiled an important package of measures entitled ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’ which notably includes proposals for reviewing the Energy Efficiency (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) Directives. The Architects’ Council of Europe (A...[more]

ACE Workshop / From Land to the Sea, from House to City: Cities as Problem-Makers and Problem-Solvers - Wednesday 16 November, Lisbon


In the framework of the 2016 Lisbon Architecture Triennale, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and the Portuguese Order of Architects (OA) are organising a workshop bringing architects and local, national and EU experts together to discuss challenges that EU cities face and solutions that arc...[more]

On the occasion of the opening of the COP 22 in Marrakech, ACE reiterates its commitments with respect to climate change


On Monday 7 November  the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) opened in Marrakech. The Architects Council of Europe (ACE) recalls that the buildings and construction sector can contribute significantly to achieving climate goals and that Architecture is a powerful...[more]

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