The board was created by the Legislature in 1919 to regulate the practice of architecture. The agency serves Oregonians by assuring that persons practicing architecture in Oregon are properly qualified and registered. The agency determines the standards for architect and architectural firm registration, which consist of a combination of education, examination and experience. The agency enforces the laws governing the practice of architecture in Oregon by investigating alleged violations and disciplining those who violate the law. The agency consists of seven board members appointed by the governor
and five staff, and is headquartered in Salem.
Mailing Address: 205 Liberty St. NE, Suite A, Salem 97301
Contact: Lisa Howard, Executive Director
Legal and Legislative Information
Statutory Authority: ORS 671