About The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
Objects of The Institute
to promote the general advancement of architecture and to promote and facilitate the acquisition of the knowledge of the various arts and sciences connected therewith;
to raise the standard of architecture in Hong Kong and the standard of professional architectural services offered by members of the Institute.
Service to the Public
The Institute also serves the public by applying the collective expertise of its members in an advisory role to government and the building industry. Today, HKIA is represented in numerous consultative or advisory bodies to government as well as non-government organizations. Moreover from time to time, HKIA would carry out various studies on issues of public interests and reflects the views of architectural profession to the public and the government.
The Institute takes Hong Kong to the fore in international circles through its active participation in the International Union of Architects (UIA), the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), the Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA) and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas in relation to all aspects of architecture and matters in connection with the architectural profession.