...designing for tomorrow

Architecture Matters!

This is where you look to find an architect in Niagara.  To learn more about our members and their work visit the Directory page.  Versatile and creative work is being done by Niagara architects.

The mandate of the Niagara Society of Architects (NSoA) is to encourage and promote architectural excellence in the Niagara Region; be actively involved in programs that enhance the general level of public awareness and understanding of architecture and the architectural profession through education; and, locally, promote the importance of sustainable architecture in our culture and our environment.

You can also find educational material and answers to questions like 'How to Find, Select, and Engage an Architect'; 'Building a New Home? Ask an Architect'; 'Renovating or Restoring a House? Ask an Architect' - and 'Why hire a Niagara area architect?'

If you are interested in Niagara architecture, or more general aspects of architecture, you might browse our BLOG- IDEAS section.  In it you will find a growing collection of insights into architects, architecture and the fabulous Niagara area.

  • Here's a good idea that everyone should be thinking about it when considering building a new home or building of any sort. You should contact a NSoA member (see NSoA Directory).
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FEATURED CONTENT                                                            

Our members work to improve Niagara.  Have a look at one of our short videos:  Places to live     Heritage   
                                                                                                      Tourism and Niagara Architects    Public spaces
Have a look at this video of some of Niagara's more interesting historic houses.  DOMESTIC GEMS

Exploring fascinating Niagara Falls?  We are developing an architectural  'walking tour'.  Pieces on interesting buildings will continue to appear... Niagara Falls Walking Tour

Looking for ideas on the current Covid crisis?  Some thoughts:  Implications on Construction
                                                                                 Covid, Architecture, Cities and the Future

Want interesting ideas about architecture?  Look at these:  The Modest House
                                        Understanding Ugly: Human Response to Buildings in the Environment

Current Events / Architects in the News:
                   Niagara Falls architect Don Chapman passes away aged 94

Two Niagara-area students awarded 2020 architecture scholarships

St. Catharines architect sheds light on ugly buildings in new book

Interested in a career in Architecture?   Read here:
                                       Ways of becoming an architect in Ontario
                                       An alternative way...


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