Ilsur Metshin proposes to create an association of architects from the BRICS countries at the Kazanysh forum
of Kazan Ilsur Metshin proposed to create an association of architects of the
BRICS countries at the International Architectural and Construction Forum “Kazanysh:
Reflection of identity”. Its main task should be establishing an international
exchange of experience and best practices to improve the living standards in
the member countries, as well as to improve the artistic and engineering
qualities of architectural projects.
public architectural and design organizations of the BRICS countries, as well
as officials of the interstate association responsible for the architecture,
will be invited to participate in the association. The composition will be
determined by voting at the congress, which is planned to be held every two
years. At the congress, it is proposed to determine the presiding country and
the president of the association.
Association will be able to establish a permanent exchange of students and
organize internship programs for students and aspiring architects. In addition,
one of the key aspects of the new association's activities may be the
organization of international competitions for the creation of architectural
Association will provide the BRICS countries with access to the best
professionals and will greatly facilitate the procedures for inviting leading
architectural bureaus to competitions. It will provide opportunities for
higher-quality specialized education, thanks to internships at leading
architectural schools. It will improve the exchange of knowledge and
technologies in the construction sector between specialists from different
countries,”- Ilsur Metshin explained.
addition, participation in the association will provide access to international
expertise in the urban planning.