“The purpose of ARC•PEACE is to be the global network of architects, design and planners committed to building in a socially responsible way a peaceful, just and an environmentally sustainable future.”
“The AACA is recognised as the national organisation responsible for establishing, coordinating and advocating national standards for the registration of architects in Australia and for the recognition of Australian architects overseas by the relevant Registration Authorities.”
The ARBV is able to: *register architects and approve architectural companies and partnerships *investigate complaints and arrange Tribunal inquiries into professional practice on behalf of the public or offer Mediation *determine architectural qualifications and accredit courses *conduct examinations for registration *require Architects to be registered and have Professional Indemnity insurance cover to practice as an architect.
“The purpose of this website is to provide a current database and network of women in architecture associated with New Zealand. You may be working within New Zealand or elsewhere in the world, or currently not working in the architectural field. Whatever your relationship to architecture, your information counts.
“Architecture 2030, a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization, was established in response to the climate change crisis by architect Edward Mazria in 2002. 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the U.S. and global Building Sector from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central part of the solution to the climate change, energy consumption, and economic crises. Our goal is straightforward: to achieve a dramatic reduction in the climate-change-causing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the Building Sector by changing the way buildings and developments are planned, designed and constructed.”
“Architecture for Humanity is a 501©(3) charitable organization founded in 1999 to promote architectural and design solutions to global, social and humanitarian crises. Through competitions, workshops, educational forums, partnerships with aid organizations and other activities, Architecture for Humanity creates opportunities for architects and designers from around the world to help communities in need. We believe that where resources and expertise are scarce, innovative, sustainable and collaborative design can make a difference.”
A site with anonymous contributions describing working conditions in architectural offices in Europe. To be taken with a dose of salt.
The Architects for Peace Pro Bono service has been operating since 2006 connecting community groups with pro bono architects.
“The primary role of the ACA is to assist members to navigate their way through the employment processes including wages and awards, conditions of employment, represent them in industrial matters and maintain a concise and current information stream to members to enable the architects to be as little distracted as possible from their primary role of providing well considered designs, documents and other services to their clients.”
“The Association of Professional Architects, as a division of APESMA, is the only association legally registered to represent employee architects in Australia in employment matters. We have a philosophical – and practical – commitment to improving the profession through fairer workplaces and conditions.”
“The Auckland Architecture Association has been founded to provide a common meeting ground for architects, planners, teachers, students and graduates. The AAA is first a club, a convivial and congenial meeting place for members and their visitors. It aims to become a centre for the generation of architectural and planning activities, seminars, working groups and exhibitions. It is an opportunity for architects to be active in the life of the community, to lead in the formation of an intelligent public opinion about planning and building.”
Sydney-based association – Sydney walks, talks, and harbour cruises.
Australian Computational Design in Architecture. Regular events.
American organisation with a healthy Australian membership list.
“A society dedicated to the screening of documentaries and films on architecture, design and urbanism.”
DARCH is the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Chapter Emerging Architects and Graduates Committee. It was established in 2005 to enable and encourage our demographic to contribute to the profession. We provide opportunities at a state and national level, and in particular for local initiatives.
“DesignByMany is a challenge based design technology community. Users post challenges to the community along with their design source files. The community can then post responses with their own source files to solve the challenge. They can also comment on the challenge and interact with other designers throughout the process.”
Emergency Architects foundation labours alongside people who have lost everything, helping them get back to a semblance of normal life. We send experienced architects and other built environment specialists to disaster areas to work alongside aid agencies, local communities and governments, and funding institutions to rebuild devastated areas in a sustainable way.