Keith Neighbour Graduate Study Program
The Keith Neighbour Graduate Study Program assists those sitting registration exams in South Australia.
Architectural Practice Board of SA Code of Conduct
The new Code of Conduct released by the Architectural Practice Board of South Australia requires extra material to be added to standard architect client agreements.
Recent research on registration has identified concerns about the way the process impacts negatively on women – and thereby on practice more broadly. What can the ACA and architectural practices do to help improve things?
Architecture in Australia - International Comparisons
The Architects Accreditation Council of Australia has launched a new online matrix enabling the comparison of registration requirements in Australia and elsewhere. This is complemented by an overview of the Australian architecture industry.
A Changing Profession
All professions grow, mature and change – Susan Shannon draws on her extensive body of research to reflect on registration and the shifting shape of the profession.
Deskilling and Reskilling
John Held reflects on deskilling and reskilling in the profession. Have architects lost the role of ‘trusted advisor’? What do low registration rates mean and what skills do we need to be effective in the future?
New Trilateral Agreement between Australia, Canada and New Zealand
A new agreement signed by the AACA means that experienced registered architects can be recognised in all three countries.
Architects Regulations 2015
New Architects Regulations in Victoria come into effect 19 May.
Wanted! Business-savvy archi-preneurs
Reflecting on the opportunities ahead, Jane Cameron argues that we need to explore different modes of practice and new ways to recognise competance, and to design new business models.
Fast Track Pathways to Registration
The AACA has introduced two fast track pathways to registration for experienced practitioners.
Why Architecture Graduates Do Not Register as Architects
“Australia is not making the most of its architecture skills base because gender-based issues appear to be deterring female graduates from completing their registration as architects; gaining suitable employment is also a factor in non-registration for men and women.”
A paper by Susan Shannon, Naomi Webb, Yishu Zeng and Jenna Holder, based in a study of South Australian graduates.Link
New AACA Overseas Qualification Assessment Process
The Architects Accreditation Council of Australia has recently revised the Overseas Qualification Assessment, resulting in a simpler and more direct process.