International Union of Architects (UIA) partners in Build Up Expo in Milan

From February 6-10, 2007, the BUILD UP EXPO architecture and building show will be held in Milan, Italy. Dedicated to the architecture and building sectors, the show offers a dynamic and innovative program directed towards communication and international exchange, and a global window on the latest processes and materials. To address the theme “United Projects for Building,” BUILD UP proposes to steer the building market towards competitive and innovative solutions in the development of cities.

BUILD UP represents a large worldwide gathering on architecture, and an opportunity for debate and for the promotion of quality in the built environment. UIA experts will be invited to participate in the thematic round table discussions. 50,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors are anticipated for the show.

The show will be held in the massive 80,000-square-foot Fieramilano Exhibition Centre, the most modern and functional exhibition complex, and will feature the work of renowned architects Massimiliano Fuksas, Mario Bellini and Dominique Perrault.

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