The AIBC is responsible for establishing the standards for registration for architects, associates (intern architects, retired architects and architectural technologists), architectural firms and temporary licensees in British Columbia.
- Architects Under the Architects Act and Bylaws, the words “member” and “architect” and the professional title “Architect AIBC” are reserved for architects.Read more
- Associates AIBC Council may admit any person as an associate of the Institute, and may divide associates into different classes while establishing the qualifications for each class.Read more
- Firms Architectural firms must register with the AIBC and obtain a Certificate of Practice. In order to apply for a Certificate of Practice, one must be a registered architect in good standing with the AIBC.Read more
- Temporary Licences In order for an architect registered in another jurisdiction (province, state or country) but not registered in British Columbia, to provide or to promote any architectural services in British Columbia, certain terms and conditions must be met to satisfy the AIBC’s Temporary Licence requirements.Read more
- Honorary Members An honorary membership with the AIBC recognizes individuals who have made an especially noteworthy contribution to the profession of architecture in British Columbia.Read more
- Scholarship & Bursary Program The AIBC supports the next generation of architects and architectural technologist by offering a selection of scholarships and bursaries.Read more
- Annual Renewal Have a question about the Annual Renewal of Registration process? Review our list of Frequently Asked Questions which covers everything from the Firm Information Update to Account Information and Fees.Read more