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


May 26, 2023

The Northwest Territories Association of Architects (NWTAA) is proud to award the 2023 Don Jossa Architectural Scholarship to Adria Sundberg, Tanisha McMullen and Tai Nguyen Ha. Congratulations Adria, Tanisha and Tai, we wish you all the best in your studies and career ahead!

Scholarships Available

February 20, 2023

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.

Elections 2023

February 17, 2023

The nominations for the 2023 election have now closed. 2 new council members and 1 president have been elected by acclamation. The results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting on April 13, 2023.


January 19, 2023

Notice of AGM and Election

The Northwest Territories Association of Architects will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday April 13, 2023  with the time and location details to follow. This will be an in-person event with the option to join through Zoom.

 Nominations are now open for three NWTAA council  positions.  A President for a one-year term, and two Councillors for two-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 NWT resident architect. To make a nomination, submit a completed Nomination Form to the NWTAA office by 5 PM February 10, 2023.

 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.