The Voice of Architects in Europe

The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level. Its membership consists of regulatory and professional representative bodies throughout Europe. Through them, the ACE represents the interests of over 560.000 architects.+

The Architectural Profession in Europe 2014

Fourth edition of the Sector Study commissioned by the ACE. This study collects statistical data about architects and their practice. It updates the 2008, 2010 and 2012 studies and is based on more than 18,000 responses received from architects in 26 ACE member countries. +

POLICY STATEMENTS IN SUPPORT OF THE ACE MANIFESTO

In early 2014, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) launched a Manifesto for the European Parliament elections, calling on candidates to commit to promoting responsible architecture, advancing highest professional standards and optimising professional mobility. Read here the suite of eight...+

Design & Build Review Magazine - April edition, in association with the ACE

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ACE responds to the public consultation on the proposal to introduce a Services Passport

26.07.2016

In furtherance of the Single Market Strategy published in October 2015, the Directorate-General for Internal Market (DG GROW) launched in May 2016 a public consultation on a proposal to introduce a Services Passport and addressing regulatory barriers in the construction and business servic...

POLICY STATEMENTS IN SUPPORT OF THE ACE MANIFESTO available

09.06.2016

Since 2008, the construction sector has been severely impacted by the economic crisis. Strong and targeted actions at EU level are necessary to create a coherent legislative framework, which will accelerate and consolidate the recovery of the sector, while ensuring safety and quality in the built ...

ACE expresses grave concerns following the arrests at the Istanbul Chamber of Architects

06.06.2016

On Tuesday 31 May, police arrested 15 people in the building of the Istanbul Chamber of Architects, including the President of the Chamber of Architects of Turkey (CAT) and Board Members and employees of the CAT Istanbul Branch. The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) expresses grave concerns at t...

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European Voluntary Scheme, ACE Response to the draft documentation issued for VCS workshop

07.06.2016

ACE believes that the European Common Voluntary Certification Scheme for non-residential buildings has the potential to make a major impact on EU-wide energy reporting. ACE is also aware that this scheme may form a broader set of resource efficiency indicators currently being developed by DG Grow,...

Manifesto Policy Position: Urban Regeneration: Renovating the existing building stock

26.04.2016

On 22-23 April 2016, the ACE General Assembly (GA1/16) has adopted the ACE Manifesto 2: Urban Regeneration: Renovating the existing building stock. Highlights: - Beyond the energy-efficient renovation of buildings, ACE promotes the comprehensive urban regeneration of cities. This requires...

Fees and Insurance Policy Positions approved during GA2/15

26.01.2016

The ACE General Assembly approved in 2015 the Fees and Insurance Policy Positions developed by the Scope of Service Liability & Insurance Work Groups.  Insurance Policy Position Fees Policy Position

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