Architects design new buildings and renovations to existing structures. They use structural, mechanical and aesthetic design elements to influence the human experience of being inside a space or environment.
Work is at architectural practices or construction companies. Regular site visits may be required.
Suits those with the ability to design and plan for 3-dimensional spaces. A strong sense of creative and technical design, good grasp of mathematics and attention to detail are important.
A Bachelor of Architecture or Architectural Design is required.
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Registration with the relevant state or territory board that covers architecture is required.
Full registration requires a post-graduate degree and a pass mark on the Architectural Practice Exam set by the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia.
For more information, visit the Australian Institute of Architects.