The Royal Institute of British Architects champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and our members.


ARB was established by Parliament in 1997 to regulate the architects’ profession in the UK.

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Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) was founded in 1916 as the professional body for all chartered architects in Scotland and is the foremost architectural institute in the country dealing with architecture and the built environment.


The Edinburgh Architectural Association’s mission is to create an approachable nucleus of architects and student architects


The Edinburgh Chartered Architects Network (ECAN) is a group of independent Architects who can draw upon the combined knowledge base of the group tp provide clients with a personal service.