It further reports that the United States, Australia and New Zealand Mutual Recognition Agreement is under review and is expected to be updated mid-2024 to remove the requirement of 6000 working hours after registration, and expand the scheme to an additional 14 US states.
What does this mean for practicing architects?
AACA’s CEO, Kathlyn Loseby, says the refreshed agreement will enable architects to pursue more opportunities overseas. “We hope these agreements will prompt an increase in collaboration between Australian, Singaporean and New Zealand architects,” Loseby says. “These international agreements open the doors for registered architects to practise internationally, and encourage greater collaboration.”
The Board of Architects Singapore registrar, Tracey Hwang, confirms the agreement adds to the strong ties between Australia and Singapore, which has a strong history of international partnership. “We hope this agreement will allow architects to forge ahead with new opportunities to grow professionally,” Hwang says. “Architecture has always been enriched by international collaborations. We look forward to many more between our three countries.”
Notable cross-border collaborations include
This latest renewal follows recent changes in the
This applies to undergraduates (Bachelor degree) in Australia and New Zealand and post-graduates (Master degree) in the UK.
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