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Our Publications

The AUA newsletter is an English and French bi-monthly publication. Through brief reports, it summarizes the AUA`s activities as well as those of its Member Countries, Working Bodies and partner organizations. It also contains information related to the African countries architectural works and achievement, and announces the major current architectural events worldwide and through the continent....more

Welcome to the Africa Union of Architects official website

Involved in architecture. It is a high-performance, swift and efficient tool which makes it possible to abolish distances and borders and to establish a dialogue on a common platform. This website belongs to all architects of Africa. It reflects their vitality and that of the AUA member countries. Use the numerous hyperlinks to navigate and please do not hesitate to contact us. We hope that you will get all the information you are seeking and we thank you for your visit..

Our Members

The member institutes are grouped geographically according to five regions: Region East, Region West, Region South, Region North, Region Central.

Our Structure


In order to accomplish the mission it has set to itself, the AUA has established a structural hierarchy that allows it to maintain permanent contact with professionals and representatives, and manage their relations at an African level, in a democratic and collegial manner.

About us

The Africa Union of Architects was inaugurated in Nigeria on May 23 1981 by his Excellency Alhaji Shehu Shagari, former President of Nigeria , to unite architects from all over the continent regardless of nationality, race, religion or doctrine, and to federate their national organizations.

Our Activities

Every three years, the Aua congress brings together hundreds of architects and students of architecture from all over the continent.