26th World Architects Congress and 27th General General Assembly of Union Internationale Des Architectes (UIA) and was hosted in Seul.
Between 3-7th of September 2017, COEX Convention Centre was housing the 26th World Architects Congress and on 7to 10th of September 2017, Dongdaemun Design Centre host the 27th General General Assembly. 9000 architects from all around the world participated the exhibitions, fairs, conferences, panels and workshops under the theme of “Soul of City”. UCTCEA Chamber of Architects and Turkey Chamber of Architects representatives were attended to general assembly together. As a result of general assembly votes, Copenhagen (Denmark) will play a host to 2023 XXVIII. World Architects Congress and General Assembly and Thomas Vonier (USA) was selected UIA General Chairmen of 2018-2010 period.