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.

News & Updates

ExAC 2020 Registration Now Open

June 15, 2020

Registration is now open for the 2020 sitting of the Examination of Architects in Canada (ExAC) on November 2-3.  Registration will remain open until August 14, and CERB reports for ExAC eligibility will be accepted until September 15.  Eligible Intern Architects must have a minimum of 2800 approved experience hours.

The ExAC Committee continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and will respond to future developments accordingly. Up-to-date information is available at the ExAC website.

For more details and to download the registration form, visit

COVID-19 Information

April 13, 2020

A public health emergency has been declared in the Northwest Territories in response to the global Coronavirus-19 pandemic.  We are monitoring emergency measures taken by all levels of government as they relate to architecture and the construction industry. For all updates and resources, see COVID-19 Information.

New Website, More to Come

March 1, 2017

We are pleased to reveal our new website, which includes new and previously unused imagery provided by architects and firms. To date, most information found throughout the website remains unchanged; however, a review of all content is ongoing and should be completed in the coming days. This new site will also include new features for members and the public, which will also be unveiled soon.

As part of the transition, some news articles and past events are temporarily unavailable.

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