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Careers in architecture

From Aphiwat (Don) Pengpala's 'Water you know?', a 2015 finalist in the NZIA Cadimage Group Student Design Awards.

Image by Don Pengpala

A career in architecture provides the opportunity to shape the built environment for generations to come. Do you have what it takes?

This information has been prepared to give you some practical information about what architecture involves, what qualities you need to become an architect and the variety of career opportunities available after the completion of an architecture degree.

Why architecture?

Living or working in a well-designed building can change the way we think and feel; it can inspire, uplift, bring us together in new ways, and promote well-being.