About

International Small Practice Architects Association unites, supports and advocates for small practices and sole practitioner architects, graduates and students, both internationally and at national level.

The Association’s key activities include:

  • Professional networking, exchange of information, sharing of expertise and direct cooperation between members.
  • Provision of effective pro bono assistance to disaster stricken or otherwise disadvantaged individuals and communities.
  • Complementary architectural discourse and education to improve sustainability and aesthetic values in the built environment.
  • Organisation of architecture festivals, conferences, award programs, lectures and workshops.
  • Advocacy for small practices in dialogue with national architecture organisations biased towards larger firms and corporate sponsors.
  • Solicitation of better value for our members from industry suppliers, such as software developers.
  • Mentoring programs.
  • Representation of our members and values in the media.
  • Promotion of international understanding and peace.

Our Association is apolitical at does not comment on or engage in political discourse.