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Raynsford lobbied for greater protection of title

Construction minister Nick Raynsford is under increasing pressure from architects and consumers to crack down on non-architects using titles such as 'architectural consultant' and 'architectural services'. The Architects Registration Board will later this month present the government with a dossier of information outlining a case for extending its powers to protect the title of architect. Today, the ARB can only prosecute designers who call themselves 'architect', even if others fulfil ...

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