World Architecture Day is an international observance that is marked annually around the globe on the first Monday of October. This year, World Architecture Day 2023 will be celebrated on Monday, October 2. The day aims to highlight the importance of architecture in our daily lives. It serves as an opportunity to raise awareness about the role of architects around the world. World Architecture Day was created by the UIA in 1985 and has been celebrated annually ever since. The UIA was founded in 1948 in Lausanne, Switzerland, and is headquartered in Paris. Every year, World Architecture Day is celebrated with a unique theme focusing on different aspects of architecture. This year, the World Architecture Day 2023 theme is ‘Resilient urban economies: Cities as drivers of growth and Recovery.’ Telangana's Yadadri Temple Showcases Fusion of Dravidian, Kakatiyan Architecture on Black Granite.
World Architecture Day 2023 Date
World Architecture Day 2023 will be celebrated on Monday, October 2.
World Architecture Day 2023 Theme
World Architecture Day 2023 theme is ‘Resilient urban economies: Cities as drivers of growth and recovery’.
World Architecture Day History
World Architecture Day was created by the UIA in 1985. The day is celebrated annually on the first Monday of October in parallel with the United Nations’ (UN) World Habitat Day. World Architecture Day is a perfect opportunity to raise awareness about several key topics like sustainability, urban planning, heritage preservation, or technological advancements in the field of architecture. The day seeks to draw the attention of people around the world to problems concerning cities and habitats.
World Architecture Day Significance
World Architecture Day plays a significant role as the day encourages people to appreciate the importance of innovative design in creating spaces that enhance our well-being and quality of life. On World Architecture Day, the UIA invites Member Sections to discuss and encourage territorial and urban planning concepts and policies that enable architects to develop innovative solutions and restore the relation to nature and biodiversity. On World Architecture Day, several events, including exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and tours of significant architectural sites are organised.
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