The WA Chapter represents the interest of the Institute and all of its members in Western Australia. Working in accordance with the Institute’s strategic plan, our committees implement programs to support our members and respond to current issues and opportunities for the profession.
We also focus on advocacy, raising the bar of excellence in architecture and the built environment more broadly in WA while actively engaging with the broader community, industry partners, universities, and state and local government.
The WA Chapter recognises the Noongar people as the traditional land owners of Nedlands. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.
The Australian Institute of Architects Awards program offers an opportunity for public and peer recognition of the innovative work of our WA architects.
We’ve received 77 entries across the 11 categories.
From the 77 entries there are 17 projects that will be considered for the Sustainable Award, 11 for the Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture and 25 for the WA Lighting Award sponsored by Mondoluce.
The Chapter hosts continuing professional development (CPD) events that address many aspects of architectural practice.
We also conduct activities including site tours for emerging architects as well as forums addressing consumer and industry trends.
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Partnership with the Institute provides your business with a range of different engagement and networking opportunities, allowing you to connect with key decision-makers from architectural firms throughout WA and Australia.
ConstructNSW have now published new content on the incoming Design and Building Practitioners laws. Information covers how to prepare, who the laws apply to, how to get registered and much
Overview The Institute has been engaged heavily in advocacy to assist and guide the development of both the Design and Building Practitioners Regulation 2020 due for release in April 2021
The Architect is the biannual journal of the Institute’s WA Chapter. WA Chapter Members receive The Architect as part of their membership. Non-members can purchase from Boffins, New Edition, Crow Books and Planet Books.
Looking for a new career opportunity in Western Australia? View architectural and built environment job openings below.
This is a full-time Fixed Term position for a period of up to 12 months (with the possibility of extension). The most competitive applicant will be offered the position as an Expression of Interest, secondment opportunity or Fixed Term Contract depending on their circumstances.
This role is a Main Roads Western Australia position but will require the successful applicant to be based at the Office of Government Architect.
With Architecture Studio is a medium scaled design-led studio based in Northbridge. The practice has a firmly established state and national reputation. We deliver progressive architecture that is the result of design and documentation rigor and proactive project teams. We employ a process of inquiry and analysis, looking beyond the brief and challenging convention to discover something unique that will yield engaging experiences and create value for client and community.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed senior architect that can add knowledge, local experience and capability to our studio.
The successful candidate will be someone who will complement our team and be a valued addition to our studio. We expect you to be open-minded, enthusiastic and attentive to detail. You will demonstrate the technical knowhow to assist us in translating creative ideas into constructed reality.
The successful candidate will have the following attributes and demonstrated experience:
A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience (post-graduate) in running multi-residential and educational projects independently from Schematic through to Project Completion
Documentation and Construction
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
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