Architektura Wyzwań - Odbudowa Ukrainy

In the name of the organizers of the Architecture Department of the Warsaw University of Technology, the Royal Łazienki Museum in Warsaw, and the National Heritage Institute, we would like to invite you to the International Conference

entitled: Architecture of Challenges - Rebuilding Ukraine

Anna Maria Wierzbicka / dr hab. inż. arch, prof. of the University/ - chairperson of the scientific and organisational committee.

International Conference:

‘Architecture of Challenges – Rebuilding Ukraine’,

«Архітектура викликів – відбудова України»,

„Architektura Wyzwań – Odbudowa Ukrainy”

Date: July 3 - 4, 2023 (Monday-Tuesday).

Venue: Warsaw, Royal Łazienki Museum

Organisers: the Faculty of Architecture of the Warsaw University of Technology, the Royal Łazienki Museum in Warsaw and the National  Institute of Cultural Heritage of Poland.

Partners: Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw; Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture (KNUBA); Zaporizhia Polytechnic National University; Lviv Polytechnic National University; National Union of Architects of Ukraine; Association of Polish Architects (SARP), Polish Investment & Trade Agency, President of the Management Board of the Polish Association of Construction Industry Employers,  Minister of Economic Development and Technology.

Media Patronage: Rzeczpospolita, Architektura-Murator, Architektura & Biznes, Bird in flight, Hmarochos, Pragmatika.Media.

Sponsors:  Deloitte, Flora Development, Polska Agencja Inwestycji i HandluDeloitte, Flora Development, Polish Investment and Trade Agency, UrbanJungle.



We invite you to participate in a conference on the broad topic of reconstruction in Ukraine. Not only about future, but also about the one that happens now.

The conference aims to create a space for discussion, addressing the following challenges:

Challenge 1: Dimensions of war and directions of the reconstruction of Ukraine.

Challenge 2: Preservation of architectural heritage in the context of rebuilding of Ukraine.

Challenge 3: Principles of sustainable development concerning the reconstruction process in Ukraine.

Challenge 4: Architecture in response to the refugee crisis and other effects of war in Ukraine..

Challenge 5: Urban planning and revitalisation for the war-damaged areas.

Special guest Japanese architect Shigeru Ban will give the opening lecture of the conference on Saturday July the 1st, 2023.

The conference is under the auspices of the International Scientific Committee and the honorary patronage of JM Rector of the Warsaw University of Technology, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Poland, Embassy of Ukraine to the Republic of Poland, Director of the National Institute of Architecture and Urbanism and Chairman of the Committee on Architecture and Urbanism of the Polish Academy of Sciences. 

Scientific comitee_pl eng (pdf, 136,46 kB)

The papers will be reviewed and published in the post-conference publication, and the scored journals from the list of the MEiN.

flyer (pdf, 2,21 MB)

The conference will be held in English, Polish and Ukrainian.

Participation in the event is free of charge, and registration by form is obligatory.
Applications should be sent by 22 May 2023 (Monday). Invitations to present papers in plenary sessions will be sent out within 20 days of this deadline.


To attend the conference (without a paper), you must register via a form by Monday 19 June 2023. The organisers may ask you directly before the conference to confirm your willingness to participate.


Conference Website:

Conference mailing address:

If you have any questions, please contact the conference secretary Ms Maria Arno.

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