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World Day of the architect

October 1 2007

Architects today professional holiday. On the first Monday in October architects around the world celebrate their professional holiday.

This holiday was established by the International Union of Architects (UIA). In 1985, the ACI meeting it was decided to annually celebrate the World Day of Architecture on the first Monday of July.

In 1996, the International Union of Architects for its 20 th General Assembly in Barcelona, adopted a resolution to postpone the celebration of World Day of Architecture on the first Monday in October.

International Union of Architects was established immediately after World War II. Then it became a solution to the pressing problems of rebuilding war-torn cities, settlements and industrial enterprises - the consequences of World War II. Union of Architects of the USSR was a founding member of ACI and an active participant in its activities. Now MSA has about a hundred national sections and over a million architects.

Traditionally on this day architects around the world gather at the conference at which they discuss the conditions and results of their work, consider the problems of architectural education, organize creative discussions. On this day, organized the exhibition. Each year the holiday specific themes. This year's festival is held under the motto "City of the space-sharing." Reports

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