Purpose, Mission, Mandate

The Alberta Association of Architects has proudly served the province for over 100 years. Established in 1906, the Association has grown with Alberta and helped shape our cities and towns. Alberta architects and licensed interior designers have been a part of the province’s collective history & success, and will continue contributing to our built environment as we face the future.

Core Purpose
To regulate and advance the professions of architecture and interior design in Alberta.

Mission
To represent the public interest in the administration of the Alberta Architects Act.

Mandate
To fulfill our core purpose and mission by regulating, supporting and advancing our professions


Core Values

Accountability
Demonstrated by informed, transparent decision making, resulting in responsible governance for the public’s best interest. 

Integrity
Demonstrated by an earned reputation for honest, ethical and fair behaviour, resulting in an organization-wide climate of dignity and respect.

Professionalism
Demonstrated by our forward thinking, collaborative culture, resulting in competent and supportive leadership.