The Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario is dedicated to the representation of its Members, the preservation and advancement of their professional ‘right to practice’.
AATO Members are highly qualified design and building specialists, who create innovative and practical solutions in the diverse and constantly evolving architectural and construction industry.
The AATO adheres to a strict code of professional ethics, by promoting public safety and pursuing ongoing education and training in the building sciences.
As specialists in the science of building, AATO members are engaged in providing an extensive range of services relating to building projects, all in accordance with the Ontario Building Code.
Generally speaking, of the four titles offered within the Association, the Architectural Technologists would possess a more formal background in architectural design. Our members in private practice design and prepare construction drawings within their areas of expertise. These projects vary from residential to commercial and industrial building types. In addition to our members in private practice, the membership also has many individuals who work within the public and private sector.
A member of the AATO is a qualified professional who holds public safety as vital and seeks ongoing improvements to the construction industry. As professionals, each of our members is required to uphold our strict code ethics, adhere to the requirements of the Association, engage in continuing professional development and ensure that the integrity of their profession is not compromised in any way. As an accredited professional, each Association member draws upon their high level of education and training. This training ensures the safe design and management of all types of construction projects.