Members of Architectural Designers New Zealand are a diverse group of leaders in architecture, qualified architectural designers, registered architects, innovators in sustainable design, interns and practice owners. Designed to meet the needs of each designer at any stage of their career, our membership types provide flexibility and a clear lifelong membership path.

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There is a range of membership options, designed to suit your background, skills and experience.


Professional membership is the common way most architectural designers and registered architects take up membership.

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Intern membership is intended for those new to the architectural design profession or those not quite ready for the Professional membership assessment.

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Our Colleague membership is for those aligned with the sector but not practicing as an architect or architectural designer.

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Membership designed to suit you

In addition to our main membership types, we also offer several exclusive memberships such as life, retired and honorary membership. Please contact us to learn more.