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INDONESIA
Number of inhabitants 212,092,000
Number of architects 6,000
Index of architects per inhabitant 0.028‰
 
 

Admittance to the profession

EDUCATION

Establishing of education standards or recognition of study plans Yes
Regular supervision by an independent body No
Relevant authorities BADAN AKREDITASI NASIONAL (National Accreditation Board)
Recognised educational centers SCHOOLS OF ARCHITECTURE in more than 60 state or private educational institutions
Duration of studies 4 years and 3 months of formal continued education + 1 year of professional education
 
INTERNSHIP
Compulsory Yes
Is it structured and recorded? Yes
Duration min. 2 years after graduating
 
EXAMINATION
Compulsory examination by an external authority to the education Yes
Examining body Dewan Keprofesian Arsitek (Architects' Profession Council)
 
TITLE GRANTED
Academic title SARJANA TEHNIK (Bachelor Degree in Technics) Authority that grants the academic title Universities
Job title ARSITEK (Architect) Authoriry that grants the job title Ikatan Arsitek Indonesia (The Indonesian Institute of Architects) through the Architects' Profession Council
Additional notes The supervision body is a governmental institution. The Indonesian Institute of Architects plans to form part of it and develop it into a fully independent one.
 
Professional practice
Regulated profession Yes
Inscription in register compulsory Yes
Registering entity IKATAN ARSITEK INDONESIA (The Indonesian Institute of Architects)
Law regulating profession Undang-undang Jasa Konstruksi (Construction Services Law)
Additional notes Besides the Construction Services Law, there are some local government regulations in a few big cities related to practice licence.
 
ARCHITECT'S COMPETENCES
Description Design of building and structures, feasibility studies, drafting of technical documentation related to the design, control of construction costs, supervision and co-ordination of the construction. Urban design, urban planning and development.
 
MECHANISM CHECKING LICENSE TO PRACTISE
Description All documents and licence are checked through the standard building permit procedure by local authority.
 
ARCHITECT'S LIABILITY
Description The duration of the liability for failure in design is variable, but can not be more than 10 years.
Source Undang-undang Jasa Konstruksi (Construction Services Law)
 
INSURANCE
Compulsory Yes
Description Required by the new Construction Services Law and currently being in progress. This issue is new for Indonesia.
 
FEES
Does a fee scale exist? Yes
Compulsory Yes
Recommended No
Published by The Goverment (for govt. projects only), the Indonesian Institute of Architects (both govt. and private projects)
Additional notes  
 
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Compulsory Yes
Is it audited? Yes
Organising body/ies The Indonesian Institute of Architects
Description  
 
CODE OF ETHICS
Does it exist? Yes
Constituting body The Indonesian Institue of Architects through the Majelis Arsitek (Architects Council)
 
OTHER PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS
Are there others who may legally provide similar services to architects? No
Title Competences
   
Other professionals in the provision of architectural services
Title Competences
ENGINEER (Civil, Structure, Mechanical, Electrical)  
INTERIOR DESIGNER  
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT  
 
ADDITIONAL NOTES
 
 
PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL BODIES
Name of body Competences
IKATAN ARSITEK INDONESIA (The Indonesian Institute of Architects)  
DEWAN KEPROFESIAN ARSITEK (Architects' Profession Council) Organising architect certification/registration program, establishment of professional practice regulations, information.
MAJELIS ARSITEK (Architects' Council) Review, updating and uprading the code of conduct, guarding the integrity of the architects' profession, monitoring the professional practice in general and sanctioning the malpractice.
 
 
Foreign architects
Can a foreign architect practice independently? No
 
LAW/S REGULATING PRACTICE
Undang-undang Jasa Konstruksi (Construction Services Law)
 
REQUIREMENTS
Origin 1  
Origin 2  
Origin 3  
 
PROCEDURE
 
 
EXPENSES
 
 
DOCUMENTATION
Origin 1  
Origin 2  
Origin 3  

If foreign architects are authorised to work independently, what type of collaboration with national architects is recommended?  
In the event that foreign architects are not authorised to work independently, what is the stipulated formula of collaboration with national architects? New regulations are being developped currently.

ADDITIONAL NOTES
 

Useful addresses
IKATAN ARSITEK INDONESIA
Jalan Gatot Subroto 53
10210  Jakarta
Tel: 62-21-530 4715
Fax: 62-21-530 4722
e-mail: iaipusat@yahoo.com
MAJELIS ARSITEK
Jalan Gatot Subroto 53
10210  Jakarta
Tel: 62-21-530 4715
Fax: 62-21-530 4722
e-mail: iai@ub.net.id
DEWAN KEPROFESIAN ARSITEK
Jalan Gatot Subroto 53
10210  Jakarta
Tel: 62-21-530 4715
Fax: 62-21-530 4722
e-mail: dkaiai@centrin.net.id
 

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