ACE STATEMENT ON ACHIEVING QUALITY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

On 4 May 2019, in Innsbruck (Austria), the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) presented a Statement on Achieving Quality in the Built Environment, on the occasion of its Conference on the theme “How to Achieve Quality in the Built Environment: Quality assurance tools and systems”. Read more

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

Leeuwarden Declaration

The Declaration recalls that the adaptive re-use of our built heritage brings multiple benefits to individuals and the society, for present and future generations. Read more

The Architectural Profession in Europe 2018

Sixth edition of the Sector Study commissioned by the ACE. This study collects statistical data about architects and their practice. It updates the previous studies and is based on more than 30,000 responses received from architects in 30 EU countries. Read more 

The Voice of Architects in Europe

ACE is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level. Its membership consists of regulatory and professional representative bodies throughout Europe. Through them, the ACE represents the interests of over 575.000 architects. More info

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A talk with Odile Decq

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A few weeks ago, ACE talked with Odile Decq about the Covid-19 impact, the housing issue, our relationship to the city, quality in the built environment and the challenges for women in architecture. She also opened up the doors of the Confluence Institute, an experimental school now based in Paris f...

ACE released its Annual Report 2019 & 2020 Outlook

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On 29 May 2020 during its digital General Assembly, the Architects’ Council of Europe presented the 2019 Annual Report & 2020 Outlook, summarising the organisation‘s activities for the previous year and plans for the future. “ACE had an active year 2019. At the end of 2018, Architecture gain...

Covid-19: European overview

02.06.2020

ACE surveys: Covid-19 The Architects’ Council of Europe has been conducting two surveys among its Member Organisations to understand how they are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, to try to evaluate its initial impact on the architectural profession and market, and to collect information about mea...

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Architectural Design Competitions: A key tool to ensure quality in the built environment. Read the UIA-ACE Declaration

29.10.2019

On 25 October 2019, in Paris, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and the International Union of Architects (UIA) presented a Declaration on ' Architectural Design Competitions: A key tool to ensure quality in the built environment' on the occasion of the International Conference on...

Design for a Circular Economy: Read the ACE's Statement

30.09.2019

In the context of the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF), that took place in early June in Helsinki, the Architects' Council of Europe (ACE) published a Statement highlighting the importance of design achieving more circularity in the construction and buildings sector, as well the solutions that...

Innsbruck Statement: Achieving Quality in the Built Environment - Quality Assurance Tools and Systems

19.08.2019

On 4 May 2019, in Innsbruck (Austria), the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) presented a Statement on Achieving Quality in the Built Environment, on the occasion of its Conference on the theme “How to Achieve Quality in the Built Environment: Quality assurance tools and systems”.While there...

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