The Northwest Territories Association of Architects regulates the profession of architecture in the interest of the public.

All persons providing or advertising architectural services are required to be registered and permitted to practice by the NWTAA, which establishes and upholds the standards of practice for all architects in the Northwest Territories. In addition, the firm that a person is employed by must also be registered.

News & Updates

2024 Annual General Meeting

March 21, 2024

The NWTAA annual general meeting is set for April 12, 2024 from 1:30 to 3:30. Contact our office for further details.

2024 Scholarship

March 1, 2024

The NWTAA  Don Jossa Architectural Scholarship Awards are now open for submissions. NWT high school graduates or those in the final year leading to graduation and are interested in studying architecture or a related field, may be eligible. For more information email [email protected] or call 867-766-4216.

Nominations are now open

February 23, 2024

Nominations are now open for the out of territory Council position. All Architects and Restricted Practioners who are members of the NWTAA and are in good standing are eligiable to vote. If you haven't received your personal login link from Election Runner please contact the NWTAA office at [email protected] or by calling 867-766-4216.

2024 AGM

January 16, 2024

Notice of AGM and Election

The Northwest Territories Association of Architects' notice of its Annual General Meeting was sent out last week. Please contact the office if you haven't received it. The AGM is being held on Friday April 12, 2024 from 1:30 to 3:30  with location details to follow. This will be an in-person event with the option to join through Zoom.

 Nominations will open January 18th for 3 NWTAA Council  positions.  A President for a 1-year term, and 2 Councillors for 2-year terms are required to be elected or appointed from among resident architects in good standing. Any architect in good standing may nominate an eligible NWTAA registered architect. 1 of the of 2 Councillors can reside outside the NWT. The President is also required to be an NWT resident. To make a nomination, submit a completed Nomination Form to the NWTAA office by 5 PM February 10, 2024.

 Elections close 5 days before the AGM with the results being announced at the AGM. If nominations do not exceed the number of available seats, candidates are acclaimed and/or Council will appoint from eligible architects.