If you’re an architect or architectural designer, our Professional membership is the ideal option for you. Further, legitimise your skills and qualifications by becoming an ADNZ  Professional Member. 

ADNZ Professional Members  are highly regarded within the architectural industry and are sought after by clients.


This membership option is for qualified and/or experienced architectural designers and/or registered architects. All our Professional members must meet our competency standards and agree to be assessed by one of our qualified assessors. To maintain membership you'll need to complete annual CPD, adhere to the ADNZ Rules and Code of Ethics.


  • Attend ADNZ local and national events including our annual conference, workshops and seminars at reduced membership rates.
  • Eligibility to enter our high profile ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards which receives a huge amount of promotion in the media.
  • Create and build your professional portfolio in the 'find a designer' section of our website. The    find a designer online directory is aimed at people looking to find a design professional for a residential or commercial project. Once you join and set up your website profile, your listing will be live and ready to generate new client leads and business opportunities.
  • Access our extensive suite of business templates to support you in business.
  • Utilise our online learning resources including our members' forum to network with your peers and support your CPD learning.
  • Competitive rates with AON insurance.
  • View and post jobs on the ADNZ job board.
  • Professional Certification of Membership and the use of ADNZ's Professional member logo on your email footer, website, social media pages, and marketing.
  • Receive regular communications and news from ADNZ with useful industry and organisational updates, statutory changes and upcoming events.
  • Eligibility for nomination to the National Board and executive committees as well as voting rights at regional and national AGMs.
  • Opportunities for promotion on our social media platforms and in the Defign magazine and blog.
  • ADNZ Trade Card discounts.
  • A complimentary copy of the Defign magazine produced annually by ADNZ.

Membership fees

An annual membership subscription cost of $1236.25  (incl GST). This can be invoiced annually or paid monthly. A one-off, non refundable application fee of $287.50 (incl GST) applies  for ADNZ Professional membership.

Application form