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Emerging Architects and Graduates Network

Who we Are

The Emerging Architects and Graduate Network (EmAGN) is a membership demographic of the Australian Institute of Architects.

The Emerging Architects and Graduate Network (EmAGN) represents Australian Institute of Architects members who are within 15 years of graduating with an accredited qualification in Architecture (Master of Architecture or equivalent).

Our vision

An engaged and supportive community of emerging architects and graduates. We aim to champion good architecture for the benefit of all.

Our purpose

To Advocate for the interests of emerging architectural professionals, support their professional development and engage with local communities.

our team

In each state and territory across Australia there are EmAGN committees operating. Each committee is comprised of Institute members within the EmAGN demographic who work to provide opportunities for members to network, connect and contribute to the public discourse about our changing profession.  

frequently asked questions

EmAGN is pronounced ‘imagine’. 

The acronym stands for The Emerging Architects and Graduates Network.


Yes! If you are within 15 years of graduating with an accredited qualification in Architecture (Master of Architecture or equivalent). 

There is no additional sign up process to join EmAGN. We are a demographic of members of The Institute of Architects.

Fun fact: The EmAGN demographic makes up about 30% of total Institute members.

There are many ways you can get involved with EmAGN and support us, 

Get in touch if you would like to collaborate with EmAGN  emagn@architecture.com.au

You can find the right membership type for you here 

Contact the National Membership Team for more information on membership.
Phone: 1800 770 617
Email: membership@architecture.com.au

Yes, fee relief is available for active Institute members. Read more here

The emerging architect fee reduction for Institute membership is available to recently registered architects who meet the eligibility criteria.
Read more here

EmAGN (pronounced “imagine’) was established  in April 2007, and originally named National Young Architects Group. 

Today there are EmAGN committees active in all states and territories and work together with the Institute on a state and national level. 

The EmAGN President leads the national EmAGN committee.
The national EmAGN committee is comprised of Co-chairs from each state and territory.
Co-chairs lead their own committees in each state and territory.

EmAGN is made up of dedicated volunteers who support and provide opportunities for emerging architects by creating events and initiatives which help grow connections within the industry.

Meet the National EmAGN committee (link)

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