A passionate self-governing institute that believes in loyalty and honesty towards its members and the profession and subscribes to the principles of fairness and transparency in all its activities and conducts with the vision to stimulate the expression of design and the application of technology in architecture.


The SAIAT office will be open for business from
01 February 2021 for telephonic inquiries only.

Visits to the office are by appointment only to protect staff and visitors.

Switchboard will not work
during load-shedding - please phone then
(office hours only) 082 336 5003

The Protection of Personal Information Act, Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPIA) came into effect on 01 July 2021.


The POPIA gives effect to the constitutional right of privacy, regulates the manner in which personal information may be processed, and provides rights and remedies to protect personal information. SAIAT collects and processes personal information of persons for registration of CPD events and application for membership amongst other things.


To ensure compliance with POPIA, a Regulation in terms of the 2020 Constitution of the Institute was approved to safeguard personal information of registered persons, confirming that SAIAT is committed to protecting personal information of all persons submitting such to SAIAT.  The Institute will ensure that all personal information in its possession is adequately protected to avoid unauthorised access and use at all times.


 SAIAT has the following security controls  in place to protect  personal information entrusted to it:


  • All personal information is treated as confidential and not disclosed to anyone unless required by law;

  • SAIAT has in place high level IT controls to maintain the protection of  personal information;

  • SAIAT has in place high-level anti-virus programs;

  • SAIAT has put in place access rights to ensure that there is no unauthorised access to personal information on any database;

  • SAIAT has put in place computer passwords to control access to any databases;

  • Any third-party service provider working with SAIAT is required to ensure safeguarding of personal information;

  • All internal server hard drives are protected by firewalls.



  • SANS10400-XA (2ED)


  • SANS 10400-B (4ED)

  • SANS 10400-D (4ED)

  • SANS 10400-L (4ED)

  • SANS 10400-T (4ED)