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Our Activities

The AUA has the following Activities

Africa Union of Architects Bureau meets with African Union's officials at AU head quarters at Addis Ababa to activate AUA Observer Status at AU Août 2016

Participation in the African Real Estate and Infrastructure Summit and signature of an MOU between The Africa Union of Architects and the United Cities and Local Governments Africa during the summit , South Africa November 2016

AUA congresses focus on a topic of current concern to the profession, highlight the issues with which the architects of Africa are faced at a given point in time, and bring to light the solutions they can provide while facilitating contact and exchange among professionals from different parts of the world and different backgrounds. The AUA General Assembly selects the host countries and cities for the Union`s congresses based on submissions made by the Member Countries interested in organizing that event. The locations are chosen three years in advance.


  • 2016

    Congo DRC

    53th Council Meeting of the Africa Union of Architects, February 2016


    54th Council Meeting of the Africa Union of Architects, June 2016


    Bureau meeting, August 2016


    Her Exellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia, Nobel Peace Laureate at the opening ceremony of the first convention of the Liberian Institute of Architects and the 55th Council Meeting of the Africa Union of Architects at Monrovia, Liberia November 2016

  • 2015

    General Assembly, Uganda

    Bureau meeting, Tanzania

  • 2011

    Luanda, Angola

  • 2010

    Abuja, Nigeria

    Yaoundé, Cameroun

  • 2009

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Livingstone, Zambia

  • 2008

    Durban, South Africa

    Marrakesh, Morocco

    Alexandria, Egypt

    THEME: Africa. Root and Architecture

  • 2007

    Khartoum, Sudan

    Kinshasa, Congo

  • 2006

    Accra, Ghana

    Nairobi, Kenya

  • 2005

    Algiers, Algeria

    Abuja, Nigeria

    THEME: African Urbanization

  • 2003

    Arusha, Tanzania

    THEME: Architecture and Heritage

    Alexandria, Egypt

    THEME: Architecture and Education

  • 2002

    Tunis, Tunisia

    Durban, South Africa

    THEME: Habitat and Poverty Eradication

  • 2000

    Grand Bay, Mauritius

    THEME: Architecture and Tourism

  • 1999

    Cairo, Egypt

    Abidjan, Ivory Coast

  • 1998

    Durban, South Africa

    THEME: Habitat and Poverty Eradication

  • 1997

    Tunis, Tunisia

    Windhoek, Namibia

  • 1996

    Brazaville, Congo

    THEME: Urban Space Management and Experience in Use of Local Materials

    Kampala, Uganda

    THEME: Towards an African architecture in the 21st Century

  • 1995

    Nairobi, Kenya

    THEME: The African Vision in the Era of Globalization

  • 1994

    Nairobi, Kenya

  • 1991

    Gabarone, Botswana

  • 1989

    Dakar, Senegal

  • 1988

    Arusha, Tanzania

  • 1986

    Yaounde, Cameroun

    THEME: Architecture and Education

  • 1982

    Harare, Zimbabwe

  • 1981

    Lagos, Nigeria