“The Urban Design Forum NZ (UDF) has worked to promote good urban design in New Zealand since 2000. Modelled loosely on similar groups in Australia and England, UDF is supported by the New Zealand Planning, Landscape, Architecture, Engineering and Surveying Institutes.”
“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.”
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 Architectural Centre Inc is a multi-disciplinary, independent, voluntary organisation of architects, artists, designers and others with an active interest in architecture, the arts, the built environment and Wellington City. It provides a forum for presentation, discussion and debate within the Wellington community.
“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 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 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.”
“SONA represents the future, and through the promotion of and advocacy for students aims to develop a culture of leadership and community for the advancement of Australian Architecture.”
American organisation with a healthy Australian membership list.
Links aplenty to all manner of odd guilds.
“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.”