Networks & Strategic alliances

ACE has developed relationships with other networks to strengthen the voice of the profession in the EU.

The New European Bauhaus Collective (NEBC) is a grouping of several pan-European organisations representing architects, spatial planners, landscape architects, interior architects, engineers, designers, artists, educators and researchers of the built environment, and more broadly the cultural and creative sectors.

European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE)
ACE and EAAE continue to work together on ERASMUS+ projects and the Young Talent Architecture Award. In 2023, ACE and the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) have decided to seize the opportunity of the 2023 European Year of Skills to organise a conference on 20 April that will aim to promote a mindset of reskilling and upskilling among the profession and explore innovative training and upskilling strategies.

European Network for Architectural Competent Authorities (ENACA)
ACE and ENACA work together to address current mobility issues such as mixed qualifications.

International Union of Architects
Joint initiatives including an International Conference on Design Competitions at UNESCO, a Key Policy Tool to Ensure Quality in the Built Environment. (2019) In 2023, ACE will organise workshop during the UIA Congress in Copenhagen.

Industry bodies ACE continues to work closely with other pan- European organisations in the construction industry including EFCA, FIEC, EHF and others.

Mies van der Rohe Foundation Collaboration continued, following the merger of the ACE / EAAE Best Diploma Prize with Mies van der Rohe Young Talent Architects Award, the 2020 edition of which was launched at the ACE Conference in Barcelona.

Regional Organisations
ACE continues to develop its co-operation with regional organisations around the world – namely the Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA), the Africa Union of Architects (AUA) and the Pan-American Federation of Architects’ Associations (FPAA).

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