A/B/C: Gender balance, diversity and inclusion in architecture

With the support of the Creative Europe of the European Union, the ACE is releasing the 'A/B/C: Gender balance, diversity and inclusion in architecture'.
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ACE General Assembly: Re-election of Ruth Schagemann and election of the new Executive Board for 2024/2025

On 23 & 24 November, the Architects’ Council of Europe held its second General Assembly of 2023 in Brussels and online. On this occasion, Ruth Schagemann was unanimously re-elected President of the organisation. The ACE Executive Board membership was also partly renewed.Read more.

High-quality Architecture and Built Environment: a Political Goal

On the occasion of a workshop organised as part of the 2023 UIA World Congress of Architects, the ACE and the UIA released a joint publication entitled 'High-quality Architecture and Built Environment: a Political Goal'.

THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION IN EUROPE

The 2022 ACE Sector Study is now available on the ACE website and on the ACE Observatory. Read the 2022 ACE Sector Study in PDF Discover the ACE Observatory

SHAPING HIGH-QUALITY BAUKULTUR FOR EUROPE WITH THE DAVOS ALLIANCE

"Tomorrow’s Baukultur is being created today.!" ACE is honoured to be a member of the Davos Alliance Steering Committee. Its aim is the sustainable,quality-oriented management of buildings, infrastructure, public spaces and landscapes for the benefit of all. Read the highlights from ACE President, Ruth Schagemann

ACE Statement: For affordable and quality housing

Statement by ACE presented on the occasion of the Affordable Housing Activation Forum held in Madrid on 18-20 May 2022.  Read the statement here.

"We must call for affordable and high quality housing for all of us!"

In the framework of the #AHAMadrid2022 discussions on financial barriers to affordable housing, ACE President, Ruth Schagemann, underlined the need to promoting quality and affordability through financial regulation and incentives.Read more here. 

In solidarity with Ukraine

"On behalf of the Architects' Council of Europe and the entire architectural European community, we would like to express to you our support for all Ukrainian architects in the face of the political situation in which Ukraine and its citizens find themselves". Read the ACE statement. ACE members actions and support

The NEBC online conference 'Common Ground: making the Renovation Wave a cultural project'

On 29 April, the New European Bauhaus Collective (NEBC) held its first online conference 'Common Ground: Making the Renovation Wave a Cultural Project.’ Read the conference report Watch the video of the conference

ACE Conference Climate Change & Built Heritage

On 28 October, we held our first hybrid conference 'Climate Change & Built Heritage". Read the conference statement Watch the video

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ACE Manifesto on the New European Bauhaus

12.02.2024

In September 2020, the President of the European Commission announced the launch of the New European Bauhaus (NEB) in her State of the Union address. The initiative was subsequently embedded in the Renovation Wave strategy, where it is presented as “an interdisciplinary project that will create expe...

NEBinar Talks : A dialogue between the ACE President & the UIA President

23.01.2024

The NEBinar Talks series showcases various aspects of the New European Bauhaus as an active concept for 21st-century architecture. The invited speakers, practising architects, lecturers, researchers, as well as other cultural professionals will ponder the application of the New European Bauhaus prin...

Join the Living Space peer-learning visits in 2024

09.01.2024

Living Spaces is a peer-learning programme designed for local and regional authorities to learn how to plan and implement high-quality architectural policies and projects. From July 2023 to November 2024, the programme will facilitate exchanges among the EU’s cities, regions, Member States and relev...

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ACE Manifesto on the New European Bauhaus

12.02.2024

In September 2020, the President of the European Commission announced the launch of the New European Bauhaus (NEB) in her State of the Union address. The initiative was subsequently embedded in the Renovation Wave strategy, where it is presented as “an interdisciplinary project that will create...

Upskilling to deliver high-quality architecture for a beautiful, sustainable and inclusive environment

15.05.2023

On Thursday 20 April 2023, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) held a public conference to discuss what are the skills, methods and pedagogies needed for a flourishing and ecologically beneficial architectural practice that...

ACE calls for an ambitious revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

06.02.2023

One of the highest priority is to strengthen Energy Performance Certificates so they reflect validated performance. The primary reasons for this is the performance gap, which undermines the confidence in the certificates, as they do not reflect the actual delivered quality of a project – not...

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