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Architect Guidelines

The ARBV has published new Guidelines on professional conduct and practice for architects, approved companies and partnerships as provided for in the Architects Regulations 2015.

The Guidelines explain obligations and expectations in practical terms to assist architects to meet their regulatory requirements.

The ARBV will be providing additional Guidelines on relevant topics and will make these available on the ARBV website.


The following Guidelines are now available:

  • Classes of registration
  • Client-architect agreements
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Obligation to inform client
  • Professional fees and costs
  • Informing and agreeing on client access to project material