The UIA, or the Uniform Association of Architectural Entities, is a professional group that provides certification to members. This group is made up of about 5000 architects from around the world. In this year’s UIA competition in Seoul, South Korea, the best of the best are being selected for the prestigious UIA award.
So what are the things that the architects should have in mind when they apply for the UIA? Well, first and foremost, the architecture that they will present must have the capability to reflect the local culture and blend with its own traditions. These are the things that the architects need to think about before they go to the UIA competition. The UIA is also concerned with the use of traditional building materials and the sustainable management of the building as well. Aside from that, the architecture that the group will present must be flexible and it should be able to adapt to the local design and layout.
Now that we already have an understanding on what the architects should have in mind, let us move into the UIA contest held in Seoul, South Korea. The UIA competitions are divided according to geography. There are the Special Urban Design Competition and the Architecture and Urbanism Competition. Each of these competitions has their own set of criteria that the architects need to follow in order to be considered for the award.
Now that the Special Urban Design Competition is over, the next big award is the Architecture and Urbanism Competition which is held in January. At the same time, the Special Drawing Competition is also held in January. In this competition, the world’s best and brightest architects are challenged to create new concepts and designs. If any of these architects win the UIA award, they get the chance to attend the UIA 2020 Seoul World Congress and Tour, which is scheduled to take place in April.
The UIA encourages innovative architectural techniques in order to promote the development of the city. This year, the city has built the tallest and newest tallest manmade structure in the world, the IT Tower. Furthermore, it also hosts one of the largest exhibition and convention centers in Asia. In order to know the different winners of the UIA 2020 Seoul World architects that were short-listed, the organizers encourage all accredited members of the society to attend the congress and participate in the awards program.
Well, the UIA is a great help to the architects in creating their masterpieces but we have to admit that there is still a lot of work to be done before we can call our beautiful city as a smart city with amazing architecture. It is time to let everyone know that there are more innovative architectural techniques that can be used to improve our cities. Architectural innovations are still underway, so what you will see now is only the tip of the iceberg. What remains in your hands is only your imagination. Well, if you do not have one, you better start building one or hire a good architect now! This is how you will benefit from UIA.