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Women’s architecture organizations bring international congress to Washington and Blacksburg

In an unprecedented collaboration, the International Archive of Women in Architecture, a joint program of Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and the University Libraries, will host the 18th Congress of The International Union of Women Architects, known as UIFA, July 26 – 31. The congress will kick-off in Washington and conclude in Blacksburg.

In hosting the 18th UIFA Congress, the International Archive of Women in Architecture seeks to commemorate its 30th anniversary; to connect and build a network of women in architecture and design; to preserve, highlight, and recognize the professional contributions of women architects and designers; and to provide global education through the dissemination of information about the important role of women in architecture and design.

Registration is open, and the complete schedule and registration are available online.

Read more about the International Union of Women Architects event at VT News.  Read more news from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies here.