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.
Part of the National Awards Program, the SA Architecture Awards enables public and peer recognition of the innovative work of our members, and provides a valuable mechanism to promote architects and architecture within SA, across Australia and internationally.
CPD is a requirement for all architects registered in South Australia and is regulated by the Architecture Practice Board of South Australia (APBSA). The rules for CPD in SA can be found here.
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. The SA Chapter is always happy to consider themes and topics that are of particular interest to our members, so if there is CPD that you would like to see please get in touch.
For any queries about what qualifies as CPD, please contact the APBSA.
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 SA Chapter if you would like us to send it on your behalf.
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.
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.
The Emerging Architect Prize (EAP) has been developed to recognise an individual emerging architect or architectural collaboration’s contribution to architectural practice, education, design excellence and community involvement, which advances the
We’re pleased to announce a new partnership with Image Makers Association Australia which will formalise collaboration, training and education programs between the two peak bodies, and encourage Image Makers Association members as the preferred photographers for Institute members.
Looking for a new career or tender opportunity in South Australia? View architectural and built environment listings below.
Greenway has a simple belief – to create buildings that engage, interiors to enjoy and environments that excite. The environments we create are not about us, they are for our clients. Collaboration is at the core of what we do. Without it, the needs of our clients and the talents of our team wouldn’t be realized. We are seeking a number of team members to join our team including design-focused, detail-minded and technically skilled Senior Architects, Architects or Experienced Graduates with demonstrated experience and a desire to further their career.
The ideal candidate will have experience leading and working in multi-disciplinary project teams on medium to large commercial projects, be able to deliver within the pace and parameters of those projects and be able to maintain big picture, strategic and long-term overviews of sometimes multiple project demands. These roles are client facing as well as project delivering, and require people who are able to effectively collaborate both within the office and with external partners, clients, and consultants, and who can work collaboratively to successfully deliver the project’s overall expected outcomes. It is a full time, studio-based role, with some flexible/hybrid working availability.
What you’ll need to succeed.
The successful candidates will be expected to participate on a range of projects across all phases, project types, and scales from sketch design to documentation and through delivery. They will need to balance multiple project commitments, sectors and deadlines, and should be comfortable working both independently and within and leading teams. They will have the following technical characteristics:
They will have the following personal characteristics:
What you’ll get in return.
We pride ourself on our design philosophy, project skill and studio culture. We have an excellent staff retention rate and promote a healthy work/life balance with a supportive leadership team and friendly team. We are offering career progression, ongoing professional development and a collaborative workshop style office. The candidate will get:
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With over 30 years of service, Hodgkison is recognised as a reputable and quality design practice providing architectural and interior design services. We have expanded to three office locations across South Australia and the Northern Territory, delivering complex and diverse projects in all regions, including abroad.
Hodgkison is currently looking for a proactive and passionate Senior Architect to join our team in our Adelaide office on Wakefield Street.
In this senior role, you will be responsible for design, documentation, procurement and delivery of Architectural projects in collaboration with clients, consultants and contractors, within a framework of Quality Management and responding to time and budget criteria.
You will have sound skills in briefing, design, documentation, coordination, consultant management, tendering, and contract administration. You will also have demonstrated expertise in AutoCAD and Revit skills.
We invite motivated, highly skilled Senior Architects to submit their current CV for consideration.
Please note that the applications will be reviewed as received. Therefore, please do not delay in sending your application.
To apply or learn more about Hodgkison and this opportunity, please visit our website. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please email Zaigham at email@example.com or call (08) 8236 2900.
New Senior Heritage Architect/ Officer position, Heritage South Australia, Department for Environment and Water
Heritage South Australia is responsible for the protection, management and promotion of State Heritage Places and Areas in South Australia. We are looking for an experienced Heritage Architect/Officer (PO3) to join our dynamic team, to contribute to the delivery of expert state-level heritage advice to government and property owners. You will be involved in heritage management and provide heritage impact assessment advice for development applications involving over 2500 heritage places and 17 State Heritage Areas across the State. You will also prepare heritage policy for government and influence future heritage directions within the State. The position details are available from the iworkfor.sa.gov.au website and applications close on Monday 5 December 2022 at 9:00am. If you have any questions, please contact Michael Queale on 08 8207 7711 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Senior Heritage Architect/Officer (PO3) contributes to the management of South Australia’s non-Aboriginal cultural heritage for State Heritage Places and State Heritage Areas, by providing specialist, technical conservation, design and heritage policy advice and associated support to heritage owners, government and local councils. The incumbent is responsible for:
Visit iworkfor.sa.gov.au to apply.
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 email@example.com
– only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview
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