Architects: do you value your title?

If you ask “the man in the street” what an architect does or what differentiates architects from other building designers or draftsmen, very few will have a clue. Even architects hesitate to mention their years of comprehensive education followed by requirement for experience and further examination before they can register under their State Architects Registration Act, nor what compliance to that Act requires.

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New Privacy Compliance

From 12th March this year [2014] new Australian Privacy Principles Guidelines came into force. They apply to business as well as government and individuals. While design firms are unlikely to knowingly contravene the guidelines is would be prudent to be aware of potential risks and to take care to avoid them.

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