Plan and design buildings and structures; provide specifications and detailed drawings to builders.
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.