Architects and Landscape Architects

Snapshot

Architects and Landscape Architects design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings and landscapes.
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Architects and Landscape Architects
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
29,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1634
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • obtaining advice from clients and management to determine type, style and size of planned buildings and alterations to existing buildings
  • providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
  • preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
  • writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
  • consulting with Professionals and clients about external area designs, costs and construction
  • compiling and analysing site and community data about geographical and ecological features, landforms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations, and for preparing environmental impact statements
  • preparing reports, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modelling, structures, vegetation and access
  • inspecting construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and quality standards

Job Titles

  • Architect
  • Landscape Architect

University

  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts - Architecture
  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture
  • Master of Design

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Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
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