What We Do
The Nova Scotia Association of Architects (NSAA) is a self-governing professional association established in 1932, and mandated by the Province of Nova Scotia under The Architects Act to regulate the practice of architecture in the province.
The NSAA serves to protect the public interest and advance the profession of architecture. The NSAA works with its membership and other stakeholders to establish high entry standards to the profession and maintain high standards of practice. Members are governed by strict principles of ethical and professional conduct, which are detailed in the NSAA By-Laws and Canons of Ethics. The Association assists various governmental bodies in drafting legislation as it might affect architects, their clients, or the public.
For information on the Nova Scotia Association of Architects' role as a self-regulator including our governing documents and Council and Committee organizational structure, visit Regulatory and Governance
Visit our Library and Archives for more information on the NSAA.
Nova Scotia Architects Act and Regulations, Educational Resources, Publications, and other helpful information, please visit the Resources Section.
The office of the Nova Scotia Association of Architects are located in Suite 205, 1310 Hollis Street -- approximately one block away from our previous address at 1361 Barrington Street.
Council - 2023/2024 Term
Charlie Ritcey, NSAA
Stephen Terauds, NSAA
Jim Marriott, NSAA
Kim Cooke, NSAA
Richard White, NSAA
Ashraf Damisi, NSAA
Co-Chair, Membership Engagement & Communications -- Awards & Recognition and (Special) Events Subcommittees
John Hrovat, NSAA
Co-Chair, Membership Engagement & Communications -- Communications and Intern Architects Subcommittees
Zahra Williams, NSAA
Co-Chair, Membership Engagement & Communications -- Education and Practice Subcommittees
Mary Ann Barker