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Jamaican Institute of Architects (JIA) 2014 Awards, overall winner Governor General’s Award – the Evelyn Mitchell Infant School by Taylor Architects.

Jamaican Institute of Architects (JIA) 2014 Awards, overall winner Governor General’s Award – the Evelyn Mitchell Infant School by Taylor Architects.

Jamaica Institute of Architects

a: PO Box 251, Kingston 10, Jamaica
t:+876 926 8 060     e: jia@cwjamaica.com     

CAA Member CAA Member
CAA Schools
CAA Contacts

 

Architects  107  26 Female and 81 Male
Practices  100
Students and Graduates  574
PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATION
Jamaica Institute of Architects
President/Chair title: President
President Sarah Ann Hodges
Membership and eligibility Professional qualification from accredited school of architecture
National network
Institute Journal
Newsletter
Awards Programme
Code of Conduct or Ethics  Yes
Fee Scale Recommended
Conditions of Engagement Yes
Professional Indemnity Insurance Recommended
Continuing Professional Development
REGULATORY BODY
Protection of Title Yes
Protection of Function Yes
Licensing Legislation Architects Registration Act 1987

 

Accreditation body for courses in architecture None
CAA Schools of Architecture CAA Schools 
Other schools recognised by national bodies

 

Requirements  Temporary registration is available for foreign architects wishing to practice in Jamaica.
Guidance CAA have endorsed the ethical standards for cross border practice set out in the CAA Accord on Enhancing Development Effectiveness and the International Union of Architects Guideline for Practice in a Host Nation.
Qualifications from other countries recognised by national bodies

 

Area:10,991 sq km
Largest City: Kingston (capital, pop. 577,800)
Population: 2,741,000 (2010)
Urban Population: 52%
Population Growth: 0.7% p.a. (1990–2010)
GNI p.c. US$4,800 (2010)
GDP p.c growth: 0.7% p.a. (1990–2010)

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Climate: Tropical at the coast (22–34°C), with fresh sea breezes; markedly cooler in the mountains. Rainfall ranges from 1,500 mm p.a. in Kingston to 3,850mm p.a. in Port Antonio. Jamaica lies in the Hurricane zone.

 

Construction Industry Research Organisations
Building Regulations/Codes (Title of document and publication date/or none)

 

Updated 08/07/14 Please inform us of any errors or out of date information.
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