Welcome to AACA
The Architects Accreditation Council of Australia is a not for profit company owned by the Australian State and Territory Architects Registration Boards. It maintains the National Standard of Competency for Architects which underpins the accreditation of architectural programmes and all other assessment processes leading to registration as an architect in Australia.
Key findings from a national Galaxy Poll on the benefits of good design for public buildings and public spaces
97% of Australians believe that cities and towns are better to live in when public buildings and public spaces are well designed.
99% say that it is important to invest in the good design of hospitals and schools.
93% of Australians agree that ‘having a qualified and experienced designer involved from start to finish [public buildings and residential apartments] would result in fewer defects than if left to the builder alone’
If an apartment building was to be built in their area almost everyone (97%) would want the principles of design quality to be professionally considered and implemented in the design of the new building
The full Report is available here.