Message from Board Chairperson

The Architects Registration Board of Uganda is committed to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and competence in the practice and regulation of Architecture in the country.

Members of the profession, registered as professional architects, are educated and trained to provide leadership, critical judgment, expert knowledge, skills, and aptitude, for the design and development of the built environment.

Architects, students, and the general public, kindly look around… we hope you enjoy your stay here!

Arch. Kiggundu Robert Henry
Board Chairperson
Our Vision, Mission, Core Values, and Mandate

Our Mandate:

Architects Registration Board (ARB) is a Statutory Body established by an Act of Parliament in 1996. The Architects Registration Act, Cap 269 was passed into law to empower regulation and maintenance of the standards and practice of Architecture in Uganda.

It provides for the establishment of the Architects Registration Board.

The mandate of the Board in accordance with Section 4 of this Act is to:

  1. Register architects.
  2. Make by-laws for the better carrying into effect the provisions of this act.
  3. Prescribe or regulate the conduct of architects in Uganda.
  4. Promote training in architectural sciences.

Our Vision statement:

“Excellence in the Regulation of Architecture in Uganda”

Our Mission Statement:

“To achieve high standards of architecture and professionalism through regulation, training, sensitization, and promotion of ethical standards”

Our Core Values:

  • Quality
  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
Brief History

Architects Registration Board (ARB) is a Statutory Body established by an Act of Parliament in 1996. The Architects Registration Act, Cap 269 was passed into law to empower regulation and maintenance of the standards and practice of Architecture in Uganda. The mandate of the Board in accordance with Section 4 of this Act is to;

  • Register architects
  • Make by-laws for the better carrying into effect the provisions of this act
  • Prescribe or regulate the conduct of architects in Uganda
  • Promote training in architectural sciences

The Architects Registration Act, Cap 269 was passed into law to empower regulation and maintenance of the standards and practice of Architecture in Uganda. It provides for the establishment of the Architects Registration Board.