About Namibia Institute of Architects ( NIA )

About Namibia Institute of Architects ( NIA )

The Namibia Institute of Architects, N.I.A., is a non-profit, statutory institution established in 1952, under the previous title of The Institute of South West Africa Architects. The N.I.A’s purpose is to promote Architecture and sound Architectural Practice among the Namibian Architectural Profession and general public of Namibia, Southern Africa.
Currently the NIA has a membership of 111 Registered Professional Architects, and is a member of the African Union of Architects, The Commonwealth Association of Architects and the Union of Architects, ensuring an international representation.
The NIA is also in close affiliation with the Namibian Council for Architects and Quantity Surveyors.
Services currently rendered by the NIA are to:
• Provide you with relevant practice documentation, such as contracts etc.
• Organise CPD courses and other informative slide shows, lectures and exhibitions.
• Organise Merit Awards.
• Assist with publications showcasing the work of Namibian architects.
• Compile and e-mail the NIA Newsletter