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.
In 1996 Bill Pr-40, an Act respecting the Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario was established by the Ontario Legislature. The Act recognizes the AATO’s responsibilities for the following titles:
- Architectural Technologist
- Architectural Technician
- Registered Building Technologist
- Registered Building Technician
AATO members work in a variety of positions including designers, project managers, municipal plans examiners, building inspectors, project supervisors, specification writers and general contractors. Many of our members can be found in architectural and engineering offices, varying government agencies or in other construction related occupations. In any position held by one of our members, the work is carried out in a professional, ethical manner with public safety being held paramount.