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

THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION IN EUROPE

The 2020 ACE Sector Study is now available on the ACE website and on the ACE Observatory. Read the 2020 ACE Sector Study in PDF Discover the ACE Observatory

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

The Value of Architecture II

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

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Happening today! Join the ACE online Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Architects for Innovation

10.11.2022

Based on complex computer programs capable of simulating human intelligence traits, such as reasoning and learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to become in the coming years a game-changer in many economic sectors, including in the construction and building sectors.  In the field...

ACE newsletter: The ACE INFO is out! Stay updated with our latest and upcoming activities - November/December 2022

09.11.2022

Stay updated with the the EU policy and legislative news relevant for the profession, ACE activities as well as links to recent publications, on-going competitions and forthcoming events.  Find more about:      ACE activities      EU news&...

ACCORD, Nebula, SOAR, Drive-0, Bim-Speed and BUSGoCircular: Stay updated with the upcoming events, latest news and calls for contribution!

08.11.2022

The Architects’ Council of Europe is regularly involved in EU-funded projects.Stay updated with the latest news, deadlines and calls for contributions! Introducing the two new EU funded projects  ACCORD (September 2022 - August 2025) Digitalised building permit and compliance checks usin...

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Public Procurement: NEBC Statement (2021)

21.09.2021

Statement of the New European Bauhaus Collective (NEBC) on Public Procurement

Communication of the EU Commission: An SME Strategy for a sustainable and digital Europe

27.01.2021

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...

Public Procurement & Architecture Design Contest Workgroup: Results of the ACE Public Procurement survey

29.10.2020

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...

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