Architects and the practice of architecture are hereby declared to affect the public health, safety, and welfare and to be subject to regulation and control in the public interest. It is further declared to be a matter of public interest and concern that the architectural profession merit and receive the confidence of the public and that only qualified architects be permitted to practice architecture in the State of Alabama. All provisions of this chapter relating to the practice of architecture shall be liberally construed to carry out these objects and purposes.
In order to safeguard life, health and property, and to promote the public welfare, no person shall practice architecture in this state, or use the title "architect" or any title, sign, card, or device to indicate that such person is practicing architecture or is an architect unless such person shall thereafter comply with the provisions of this chapter.
Last modified: May 3, 2021