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Is registration really worth the candle?

Thumbing through my local Thompson Directory, my eyes fell upon the section entitled 'Architects'. We all know the story - here among the legitimate entries of respectable practices is a long list of the non-registered - although in some cases it is very difficult to tell. For example, 'Praxis Architecture' - does the tell-tale use of the suffix indicate to those in the know that these are pretenders masquerading as architects but not qualified? And what of 'Cube', or 'atp Group Partnership', ..


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