UIA international forum
Madrid 18/20 May 2022DIGITAL JAN-MAY 2022

THE MOVEMENT FOR IMPROVING ACCESS TO HOUSING

Welcome to the in-person and digital forum where we will tackle the barriers to accessing housing beyond architecture in conjunction with global experts.

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DO YOU KNOW WHAT THE CHALLENGES ARE WITH ACCESSING HOUSING?

+21%

of the global population
live in inadequate, overcrowded and unsafe homes

Only

13%

of cities around the world
have affordable homes

Homeowners with mortgages spend

+40%

of their income
on housing in OECD countries

Renters spend

+25%

of their monthly income
on rent in OECD countries

In addition to being a right, affordable housing is a real, global and urgent challenge.

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AHA FORUM 2022
IN SEARCH OF REAL, GLOBAL AND URGENT SOLUTIONS

The event’s mission is to create global networks and alliances with a view to foster international coordination. We have set the following objectives to achieve this.

card icon Create a knowledge base through experts in different disciplines
card icon Identify problems and good practices around the world
card icon Put realistic and viable solutions into action
card icon Define the lines of action for the long term
card icon Focus on the climate emergency and other crises
around the world
card icon Collaborative, innovative, modern and paradigmatic

JOIN IN THE MOVEMENT WITH OUR SIDE EVENTS

AHA will have different events running in parallel around the world starting in January 2022 dealing with the issues related to affordable housing, which will be open to any companies and organisations that wish to join in.

Would you like to organise a Side Event? Get in touch with us and tell us about your idea. Together we can be part of something special!

STAY UP TO DATE
card image Revolutionary voices in housing, then and now

Inspirational talks by individuals and groups committed to designing, delivering and providing radical and ambitious social housing. Event of RIBA’s Becontree centenary programme.  

18 January 2022, 7pm to 8.30pm 

Side event
card image Interdisciplinary event on housing affordability in Turkey

The Istanbul Chamber of Architects is organizing a side event focusing on the multidimensional problems in the field of housing on January 5-6 of 2022.

Side event
card image Institutional Presentation AHA International UIA Forum 2022

Architects promote global debate on access to decent and adequate housing in Madrid, May 2022.

International Debate
card image Affordable Housing webinar: first roundtable under the Affordable Housing Activation International Forum umbrella. 15 December 2021 at 14:00 – 16:00 CET

Keynote speakers: Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, Architect, 2018 Pritzker Prize winner, India; Sara Topelson de Grinberg, Grinberg & Topelson Arquitectos, Mexico

Side event
card image The institutional committee of the UIA FORUM 2022 is constituted.

The committee is formed by representatives of the UIA, CSCAE, Spanish Government, Regional Government of Madrid, Madrid City Council, UN-Habitat and COAM.

Institutional Committee
card image Madrid will host the International Union of Architects Forum in 2022

Madrid’s candidature, promoted by CSCAE and endorsed by the Government, the Regional Government of Madrid, and the Madrid City Council, wins over Riyadh at the UIA General Assembly in Baku

International Debate

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

You will find all of the details about the AHA Madrid Forum, both in-person and digital, in our information pack.

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