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'
The Value of Architecture II shows the importance of using research to evidence the environmental, social, cultural and economic performance of built environment projects. Download the study
ACE Barcelona Statement: Perspectives: Young Architects’ Forum
On 23 November 2019, the Architects’ Council of Europe organised a conference with the title 'Perspectives' inviting young architects from all over Europe to express their views on the profession and their visions and aspirations for the future.Read more
Architectural Design Competitions: A Key Policy Tool to Ensure Quality in the Built Environment
The ACE-UIA International Conference on Design Competitions, took place on 25 October 2019 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Read more
ACE POLICY SEMINAR ON QUALITY ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES FOR A SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
On 2 October 2019, the Architects’ Council of Europe organised in the European Parliament two events aiming to discuss and showcase solutions that architecture can offer for a sustainable and high-quality built environment. Read more
The law entered into force on 16 June after its approval by the Cortes Generales.
This regulation, promoted by the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Affairs, aims to protect and promote the quality of architecture as an asset of general interest. It includes the creation of two fundam...
Beautiful, sustainable and inclusive – behind this motto lies the vision of the #NewEuropeanBauhaus movement. From 9-12 June, the first edition of its festival enlivened the streets of Brussels and Europe.
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"Standing with Ukraine: How the New European Bauhaus c...
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The ACE welcomes the initiative of the EU Commission to address the challenges that SMEs face and invites it to pay special attention to the specificities of the liberal professions, which are principally made up of micro-enterprises. Indeed, the vast majority of architectural offices in the EU...
The survey ran for over a year and elicited responses from 26 countries (out of 31). At the time of writing, responses were outstanding from EL, LUX, SK, UK and SRB;General impact – was mixed. Many said the new Directive had made no change or had had no positive impact. However, there were...