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Membership of the BDASA provides many opportunities for building designers and businesses in the building industry to broaden their knowledge and promote their professionalism to the marketplace.

Benefits of membership

Network with other building designers
Benefit from regular Trade and Professional Speakers at monthly meetings.

National Conference

The National conference is one of the highlights of the National Association of Building Designers year. Network with building designers nationwide.

Design Excellence Awards

Participation in the annual Design Excellence Awards will promote your business. Winners go on to compete in the National Association of Building Designers Design Excellence Awards.

Consumer Awareness

BDASA fosters consumer awareness and confidence in its members and actively promotes Building Designers to the public via the media and exhibitions. The BDASA runs a referral scheme - the public are now increasingly aware of the importance of using the services of a BDASA member.
BDASA Full Members may use the BDASA name & logo on their business stationery and are entitled to use the appellation MBDASA after their name.

Professional Development Scheme

Regular seminars assist members to stay up to date with the rapid changes in the building industry


Highly competitive Professional Indemnity Insurance is available to members.

Regular BDASA publications

• Newsletter every month

• Stay up to date with new laws, regulations and products

BDASA Documentation

Quality Standard Specification, Office Procedure Forms, Practice Notes.

Legal Services

Members benefit from advice through the BDASA solicitors scheme and regular articles on copyright, contracts etc.


BDASA is active and vocal regarding education and training standards.

National Affiliations

BDASA is a member of the National Association of Building Designers (NABD). Members benefit from national contacts. NABD

BDA lobbies governments

BDASA is active at Local and State government level in lobbying on behalf of its members interests. BDASA will protect the rights of building designers against restrictive trade practices. Members who become the subject of victimisation, suffer prejudice or are detrimentally affected by the actions of others are supported by the BDASA.

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