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What do Architects do?

Architects conceptualize, plan and develop designs for the construction and renovation of commercial, institutional and residential buildings.

How to become: Architects

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited school of architecture or Completion of the syllabus of studies from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is required.
  • A master's degree in architecture may be required.
  • Completion of a three-year internship under the supervision of a registered architect is required.
  • Completion of the architect registration examination is required.
  • Registration with the provincial association of architects in the province of work is required.
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is offered by the Canada Green Building Council and may be required by some employers.

Where to study for a career as: Architects

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architecture Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architectural Studies Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Robert Gordon University - Graduate Programs
Aberdeen, Scotland, GB

Related Program(s):
Architecture Part 2 RIBA/ARB Master
Architecture Master
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IE University
Madrid, ES

Related Program(s):
Architectural Studies Bachelor
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IE University - Graduate Programs
Madrid, ES

Related Program(s):
Business for Architecture and Design Master; Online; Distance
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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