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

NWTAA Office is Now Open

September 12, 2023

After relocating for several weeks to Alberta, The NWTAA Yellowknife office is once again open. We hope everyone made it home safely.

ExAC 2023

June 12, 2023

The 2023 Examination for Architects in Canada (ExAC) registration is now open. The pen and paper exams will be held November 6th and 7th .  For a detailed update, please see the ExAC website.


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.