The benefits available to members of the ACA are:

  • The opportunity to collaborate with an organisation dedicated to excellence in practice and thus to influence its activities and policies, reinforcing a strong voice within the industry through consultations and the media
  • Representation on national and government bodies
  • Representation on the Construction Industry Council

Professional Development Events, Networking

  • Opportunity to network and collaborate with other architects and associated construction professionals at ACA events
  • Participation in an established, highly respected professional body
  • Opportunity to benefit from lobbying for the profession in areas including planning and contract appointments including the ACA SFA appointment document

Other Services

  • Legal Helplines – Davis Wallis Foyster and Hewitsons
  • The ACA Towergate Insurance Scheme
  • Towergate Contract checking service
  • Business Factsheet and guidance
  • Discounts on ACA Publications at 25{96b45998b1a25ff1cb7ad7e67ef58d5537769368d406bc8eab0f8523d29cdb5d}
  • Discounts on ACA Events and other construction organisation events
  • Discounts on other publications via our industry partners
  • A regular newsletter by email keeping members updated with matters relating specifically to practice
  • Access to the Members Only area of the website for specific items and downloads.
  • Regular updates on what we are doing and other issues of concern through ACA e-News
  • Occasional exhibitions on-line and in real space of members’ architectural and other artistic works
  • Partnership with SPACES and the distribution of the SPACES newsletter to ACA members
  • Association with CIAT, BIID and ACE to bring their events to ACA members at discounted rates
  • Use of the suffix ACArch to indicate membership
  • 25{96b45998b1a25ff1cb7ad7e67ef58d5537769368d406bc8eab0f8523d29cdb5d} Discount on the PPC Suite of publications PPC2000, TPC2005 and the FAC-1 and TAC-1 Alliance documents

Marketing and Use of ACA Logos

  • Active encouragement and permission to use the ACA Logo on all marketing materials and your website
  • Your profile in the directory area of the ACA website, where clients search for architect professionals.
  • The opportunity to highlight your projects in ACA publications and with partner organisations
  • Principal Members are entitled and encouraged to use the initials ACArch to indicate their membership of the association.
  • Use of an ACA Site board, which is available to download in the Members’ Area of this website.

A recent newsletter can be downloaded from ACA News Summer 2017