World Architecture Day 2020 | Archiphilo

World Architecture Day 2020

World Architecture Day 2020 | Archiphilo

The story of the International Day of Architecture began after an international conference of architects that was held in the British capital London in the year 1946. At that time, it was decided that an organization would be established for workers in this field. And after nearly two years from this conference, the "International Union of Architects UIA" was actually established in the city of "Lausanne" in Switzerland, on June 28, 1948. To be a non-profit international organization concerned with the affairs of architects, and the latest offering of architecture to the human being in Different countries of the world.


According to a number of international sources specialized in architecture, after nearly 37 years of founding the International Federation of Architects, and during the Federation conference that was held in 1985, it was decided to set a date for the celebration of the "International Day of Architecture", and the first of July was set. July to be the day of celebration on this occasion, and the celebration of this date continued until the year 1996, when the Federation decided during the 20th Summit of the International Federation of Architects that was held in Barcelona,   Spain, that the celebration becomes on the first Monday of October of each year, Coinciding with the "World Habitat Day", organized by the United Nations. But despite this, many countries of the world still celebrate it on the first of July, so that it is celebrated again on its scheduled date after several months.

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On the International Architecture Day that falls on Monday, most festivals shine on the lodging emergency considering the episode of the Corona pandemic for quite a long time, as a huge number of exiles and dislodged people because of fiascos, wars, starvations and destitution got themselves destitute, when the International Federation of Architects dispatched the trademark "Towards a Future" Best for Omran during the current year.

Since 2005, the Confederation of about one million and three hundred thousand architects around the world from more than one hundred and twenty countries has stood on this day to thank the work done by architects and pay tribute to some extraordinary global architectural work. Events are held in different locations every year, along with future projects being studied and planned.


Studies show that the pandemic has forced most of humanity to rethink the way they live and work. In the built environment, as architects are beginning to rethink their design approaches outside of columns and enclosures, foremost among which is the well-being of the users of the buildings they design as well as many other factors in the environment.

The change in the concept of housing after "Covid-19" has become the biggest challenge facing architecture, as the general tendency is for the design to adapt to health protocols, and the fundamental change is to rely less on air conditioning systems, planning larger spaces and providing natural air whenever possible, not because it is healthy Not only is it sustainable and energy-efficient as well.


Architecture cannot save the world from epidemics alone, as urban planning is supposed to combine multiple experiences and practices, including public health, transportation and transportation, environmental psychology, biological sciences, and even agriculture and garden engineering, among others.

As a result of these new circumstances, what is called crisis engineering or emergency engineering has recently emerged, a concept that has occupied the center stage since the rise in the numbers of displacement and the construction of refugee camps in the last decade, added to it the need to think about diseases and natural accidents, which requires strengthening sustainability in a house where we will cut longer hours that need to Providing comfort, including the exploitation of green spaces, gardens, investable rooftops, natural light, ventilation, balconies, terraces, simple and healthy interior environments, transitional and refinery entrances, etc.

Talking about new options is catching the enthusiasm of modelers today, which will unavoidably produce new types of living, as more dependence is set on lightweight structures and adaptable parts inside the home, just as arranging new arrangements considering social separating measures, and surfaces will be secured with materials that forestall the spread of ailments and direct Design to kill the danger of transmission. Then again, this will be reflected in city arranging as the focal point of sickness transmission, as it is the most influenced by the Corona infection, with congestion and congestion because of the expanding populace blasts, and along these lines public spaces will be reexamined so as to make cushion and safe regions that ensure individual security, roused by the French Baroque nurseries And Japanese Zen Gardens.


Thinking about the epidemic has also become associated with the architects ’focus on designing buildings that are compatible with the rapid and permanent changes in the climate, and all of this requires saving in infrastructure resources, in order to allow people to communicate, see neighbors, and participate in street life, but within new requirements that seem to not be undone. In the future.

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