The Voice of Architects in Europe

The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level. Its membership consists of regulatory and professional representative bodies throughout Europe. Through them, the ACE represents the interests of over 549.000 architects.+

The Architectural Profession in Europe 2012

Third edition of the Sector Study commissioned by the ACE. This study collects statistical data about architects and their practice. It updates the 2008 and 2010 studies and is based on more than 27,000 responses received from architects in 25 ACE member countries. +

Let’s Speak Sustainable Construction

In partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Cement Association, the Architects’ Council of Europe has developed a Sustainable Construction Glossary to promote the development of sustainable construction by encouraging the use of a common language and...+

13th Economic Trends Survey - Gradual Recovery of the Architectural Market

The 13th economic trends survey undertaken by the Architects’ Council of Europe confirms the earlier signs of recovery of the architectural market that were foreseen in the previous survey. However, the situation still differs greatly from one country to another.+

ACE Manifesto for the European Parliament Elections

The ACE promotes responsible architecture – for a sustainable future; aims to advance the highest professional standards – to safeguard the public interest and ensure global competitiveness ; and looks to optimize professional mobility – in order to stimulate Jobs...+

Design & Build Review Magazine - January edition, in association with the ACE

ACE President, Luciano Lazzari, discusses four interconnected issues he believe will be essential for the industry in meeting the challenges ahead. +

LATEST NEWS

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Third Workshop for Educational Innovation in Architecture (JIDA'15)

28.01.2015

We are glad to inform that there is an extension until Fabruary 9 for submiting an abstract for the Third Workshop for Educational Innovation in Architecture (JIDA'15)  which will take place on the 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 of May 2015 at the ETS of Architecture of Barcelona.  The event is org...

DBR Magazine - January edition, in association with the ACE

28.01.2015

In this edition, ACE President, Luciano Lazzari discusses four interconnected issues he believes will be essential for the industry in meeting the challenges ahead. Read the DBR Magazine.  

13TH ACE ECONOMIC TRENDS SURVEY RESULTS

21.01.2015

The 13th edition of the economic trends survey carried out by the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) confirms the positive signs and trends already observed in the previous surveys:the architectural market is gradually recovering and the general mood of the profession is improving – although t...

POLICIES

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ACE response to the consultation on Sustainable Buildings

12.02.2014

The EU Commission launched on 9 July 2013 a public consultation on Sustainable Buildings (close on 1 October 2013). The European Commission wanted to gather views and additional information on the possible introduction of EU wide measures to achieve better environmental performance of buildings....

ACE response to the consultation on the urban dimension of EU policies

30.09.2014

Read the full response of the Architects' Council of Europe to the EU public consultation on the urban dimension of EU policies.

ACE policy position on Closing the Performance Gap

10.03.2014

Significant research effort is focused on highlighting and closing the gap between the expected and achieved energy performance improvements of buildings and the effectiveness of existing legislation and standards to achieve this. ACE champions the role of architects as integrators in low energy...

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