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United Kingdom, Robert Matthew, exising exterior view of the Commonwealth Institute

United Kingdom, Robert Matthew, exising exterior view of the Commonwealth Institute

Royal Institute of British Architects

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Architects 30399
Students and Graduates 10 000
Royal Institute of British Architects
President/Chair title: President
President Stephen Hodder
Membership and eligibility
National network RIBA East, RIBA East Midlands, RIBA London, RIBA North East, RIBA North West, RIBA South-South East, RIBA South West, RIBA South West and Wessex, RIBA West Midlands, RIBA Yorkshire
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Code of Conduct or Ethics Yes
Fee Scale Published by RIBA. Recommended
Conditions of Engagement
Professional Indemnity Insurance Mandatory
Continuing Professional Development
Protection of Title Yes
Protection of Function No
Licensing Legislation Architects Registration Act 1997


Accreditation body for courses in architecture Royal Institute of British Architects and Architects’ Registration Board
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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.
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Area: 243,305 sq km
Largest City: London (capital, England, pop. 7.74m)
Population: 62.036m (2010)
Urban Population: 80%
Population Growth: 0.4% p.a. 1990–2010
GNI p.c.: US$38,370 (2010)
GDP p.c growth: 2.1% p.a. 1990–2010
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Climate: Mild, cool-temperate and oceanic. Rainfall is generally heaviest between September and January. Air currents across the Atlantic are warmed by the Gulf Stream and make the rainfall unpredictable but also give the country a warmer climate than usual for its lattitude.


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