The first Monday in October each year is World Architecture Day and World Habitat Day. This year, the UIA is focusing on «Architecture for Well-Being» through its World Architecture Day, in line with the declaration of 2022 as the UIA Year of Design for the Health of Buildings and Cities. In parallel, UN World Habitat Day focuses on "Mind the Gap". Leave No One and Place Behind”, looking at the problem of growing inequality and challenges in cities and human settlements due to the triple “C” crises – COVID-19, climate and conflict.
The introduction of Urban October, 31 days to promote a better urban future, World Architecture Day and World Habitat Day move the debate on urban sustainability forward. Each year, ArchDaily joins the conversation and participates in the occasion by promoting content that addresses the main goals of the day, raises awareness, presents solutions, engages the international community and “empowers everyone who creates architecture to create a better quality of life. ». Our selection of articles under the title «Design for well-being and Promoting Spaces for everyone» includes texts created by our editors as well as some publications listed on Architonic.
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