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IBIA International Membership

A Person not practicing in Barbados but qualified and/ or registered to practice Architecture in their jurisdiction.


Please note, this designation does not qualify those IBIA international members to operate in Barbados. Government issued work permits or other must be granted in order to lawfully practice architecture on the island.

For only BDS$250 a year, Benefits include:​

  • Professional Recognition; 

  • Use of BIA site signboards in your respective jurisdiction; 

  • Entry on BIA members directory; 

  • Practice Promotion; 

  • Discount CPD 

  • Email bulletins 

  • Free Information Sheets 

  • Discounted lectures and events 

  • BIA/ ACSSAC Project Management Certificate Courses

  • Responsive Recruitment Services 

  • Local Support 

  • Voting and Meeting 

  • Competitions 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Qualified and/or registered member of one of the following 13 professional institutes approved by the BIA council:

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Bond van Nederlandse Arkitekten (BNA)

Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA)

Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA)

Japan Institute of Architects (JIA)

New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA)

Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM)

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)

Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI)

South African Institute of Architects (SAIA)

Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA)

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