A review of the Australian and New Zealand Architecture Program Accreditation Procedure (ANZAPAP) was initiated in mid 2015 by the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA). An initial round of stakeholder consultations was conducted in early 2016 and the Stage 1 Final Report was completed in June 2016. […]
Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRA) between the architectural licensing authorities of the United States, Australia, and New Zealand enables Australian architects to gain registration in 29 US jurisdictions that have agreed thus far to these arrangements. Alabama Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, […]
The National Standard of Competency for Architects (NSCA) underpins all programs that lead registration as an Architect in Australia.The Standard identifies the primary activities that are fundamental to the practice of architecture and in relation to which an architect is expected to demonstrate competence in the delivery of professional services. Architects in AustraliaIn each state […]
67% of candidates who completed the NPrA Program for 2015/16 were successful. The NPrA is a competency based assessment for practitioners who have substantial skills and experience in the architectural profession, but do not have a recognised qualification. Successful completion of the NPrA provides entry to the Architectural Practice Examination. Submissions are accepted from candidates […]
Canberra architect Catherine Townsend has been appointed President of the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) at its Annual General Meeting on 21 October 2016. Read the media release here.
Please select this link to read the current 1 page update, correct as at September 2016. Please select the report title to access the ANZAPAP Review Stage 1 Final Report that has been approved for release by the owners of the ANZAPAP. This update is provided on behalf of the Australian Institute of Architects and […]
Last chance to register The AASA Project to Practice commences this Friday with Indy Johar / Architecture OO and Laura Lee / Architect, FAIA, Hon. FRAI. Friday September 30th & Saturday October 1st 2016 The Call to Action The need for innovation in Australia has never been more urgent. As our economy adjusts to a […]
New Government Architect brings valuable local knowledge to position Media Release: 31 August 2016 The ACT has a new Government Architect following the appointment of Catherine Townsend, Minister for Planning and Land Management Mick Gentleman said today. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Catherine Townsend of Townsend + Associates Architects (T+AA) to the […]