The SA Chapter represents the interests of all its local members across the state. We promote the advancement of the profession by providing education and research programs and by engaging with local and state governments to address issues relating to the built environment.
We also work with local media outlets to promote discussion about the value of architecture in society and we foster strong industry partnerships to create more continuing education opportunities for our members.
The SA Chapter recognises the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the Adelaide region. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.
The Institute strongly ecourages continuous learning for all our members.
CPD activities help you build your business, keep pace with current trends, enhance your recruitment and develop the skills you need to provide the best service to your clients.
For any queries please contact the Architectural Practice Board of South Australia.
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archi ed is a task group of the SA Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects. We want to encourage an appreciation of architecture and the built environment in school students and the wider community. We will do this by introducing school students to the world of architecture, the thinking behind architectural design and the many factors that contribute to what, where, how and why buildings are constructed.
At the Institute we often see images of a building in an article in the media that do not attribute the architect for the project.
As author of the work, the architect has moral rights in relation to the design and should be attributed when images of the work – whether digital renders, hand drawings or photographs – are published. Even where copyright in the projects is transferred to the client, as is the case with projects for government and some private client organisations, the architect retains moral rights.
Where images are provided to the media this information should be included by the client for the project, where construction is yet to occur. Once the building is completed, it is the building owner’s responsibility to provide this information. Attribution of the photographer or artist, where applicable, is also required, but does not negate the requirement to attribute the architect.
We’ve developed some form letters around media attribution to be sent under Institute letterhead reminding people of their role. Please feel free to use these templates or contact the Institute if you would like us to send it on your behalf.
SA Designers for Diversity exists to ensure that architecture and affiliated designers of built environments can work in a profession that is equally and meaningfully navigable for all practitioners, regardless of gender, age, race, sexual preference, family structure, whether able-bodied, living with a medical condition or disability. We also value and recognise these qualities in the built environment.
We have a range of SA Practices who have signed on to the program including:
Please contact us to find out more firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re excited to introduce the Jury for the 2022 National Architecture Awards. Selected for their design expertise and passion for Australian Architecture, the jurors bring a wealth of experience and an array of valuable perspectives. Tasked with evaluating and deciding on the very best architecture across Australia, the five jury members are extremely well placed to lead the 2022 Awards.
Looking for a new career or tender opportunity in South Australia? View architectural and built environment listings below.
An excellent opportunity for a motivated and experienced Senior Architect to join the team at Messis Studio
About the Opportunity
Messis Studio is an emerging architectural practice with a residential focus. Due to continuous growth and the strategic plan to diversify into other sectors, Messis Studio have identified the need for a Senior Architect.
Reporting to the Director, your responsibilities will include:
The successful applicant will have:
About Our Client
Messis Studio is a design focused practice, specialising in linking projects to place and to the culture of its inhabitants. The practice is primarily focused on delivering residential and small commercial projects across SA.
The practice believes in making a positive impact. A signature of the practice is to always provide contextually responsive design outcomes, which are aligned with environmentally sustainable principles.
As the practice is currently undergoing a rebrand, more information can be found at hamishpricearchitects.com.au
Our multi-disciplinary design studio in Adelaide is seeking an enthusiastic Architect or experienced Graduate of Architecture with between 3 and 6 years experience to join our team to support the delivery of exciting, recently commissioned projects.
JPE Design Studio have a diverse portfolio of award winning projects across the commercial, education and public realm sectors with a focus on positive environmental and social impact. JPE fosters an authentic studio culture and integrated design approach that generates unique possibilities for our clients. Our co-design process, design ambition and creative exchange drives new thinking, in the pursuit of enriching the human experience.
Innovating since 1851, our studio scale of 30 designers and support staff offers established disciplines including Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design. JPE also engages with artists, practice collaborations and our work has begun to expand interstate.
This role involves the contribution and experience to work across all phases of a project from consultation and project establishment to construction, with senior level mentorship. This role presents an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop project leader skills and be involved in design and client liaison, documentation management and have exposure to site delivery.
The successful candidate will have:
How to Apply
Please send your queries, resume and portfolio sample via email to Adrienne at email@example.com
Due to significant recent market growth, we are seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working and experienced Architect or Graduate of Architecture or Draftsperson ideally with a passion for residential interior spaces also to increase our depth and contribute to the company’s success.
The position will be offered as Full Time with the successful incumbent remunerated at a salary rate that is commensurate with their experience and skill.
Take advantage of a vibrant office environment, a chance to grow your skills and the potential to profit share work won with the company.
The Candidate will be required to begin immediate work or within 4 weeks.
This could be the new start you were looking for!
To be successful in this role you will possess:
The key responsibilities of this role are to:
If this sounds like the perfect role for you, a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role, along with a current resume and electronic portfolio should be applied through the seek platform
ASHLEY HALLIDAY is an acclaimed contemporary architecture and interior design practice rapidly drawing attention for its high profile and award winning work. Current projects include an Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Carrick Hill Visitor Pavilion, RSPCA Animal Care Campus, Aviation projects and bespoke houses to name a few.
We are looking for a graduate architect or architect with 4+ years experience to join our relaxed and flexible studio environment based in the west end of the CBD. Our work is characterized by its creativity, design innovation and attention to detail. We work hard toward this end, enjoy teamwork, share our collective experience, and value work-life balance. If you are looking for an opportunity for career growth, new responsibilities and the chance to step out of the shadows this is the position for you.
You must have a passion for design and detailing and not be content to settle for the status quo. You will be working on an exiting range of commercial, cultural, civic and residential projects with a great group of clients.
The essential criteria we are looking for in applicants include;
Prospective applicants are encouraged to send a tailored portfolio of your work relating the above mentioned criteria to firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications will be kept in strict confidence. Attractive renumeration will be negotiated based on your level of experience and goals.
Echelon Studio are looking for a new team member!
Either a graduate or recently registered with 3-5 years experience
If you’re interested please contact Chris Morley at email@example.com
Join Our Team
Tectvs is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary architecture and interior design practice, with more than 33 years of experience delivering innovative, sustainable, and cutting-edge design services.
We are looking for an outstanding and passionate project architect to join our team. Our studio environment is laid back and enjoyable but dedicated to excellence. If you want to be a part of a small practice that allows you the opportunity to design, collaborate, contribute, and evolve as an architect, then we look forward to hearing from you
– bachelor or master’s degree in architecture
– proven track record of delivering projects through to construction and completion
– experience in multi-residential / commercial / residential projects
– design development and documentation for primarily private sector clients
– comfortable delivering large scale projects
– an excellent technical knowledge of BCA, Australian Standards, council regulations & construction practices in SA
– experienced and comfortable coordinating with project teams, consultants, contractors and clients
– effective time and resources management
– working knowledge of Vectorworks is desirable
– ability to balance several projects simultaneously
– salary offer commensurate with experience and skill base
How to apply
– must be eligible to live and work in Australia and must currently reside in Australia
– submit cover letter, CV and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org
– only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview
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