Architects design and advise clients about building projects. They provide a wide range of services, including developing sketches and construction drawings and estimating costs. They write specifications, review on-site construction work and provide design solutions to complex problems. (alis) They are employed by architectural firms, private corporations and governments, or they may be self-employed (National Occupational Classification).
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To become an architect, you will need education, experience and a passing grade on an examination. The University of Manitoba offers a pre-professional degree program (Environmental Design) as well as a fully accredited Master's degree in Architecture.
An alternative way to become an Architect is through the “apprenticeship” offered through the RAIC Syllabus Program.
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Date modified: January 2, 2020