Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA) is a non-profit, professional organization open to all architects with a university degree from a Finnish university or equivalent qualification from another country. SAFA has approximately 3 100 members. This accounts for around 80 % of all Finnish architects with a university degree. In addition, SAFA has approx. 600 student members.
The primary aim of all SAFA activities is to promote the quality of the built environment. At the national level, SAFA endeavours to influence legislation by presenting SAFA opinion in the form of statements and conducting discussions with politicians and various public authorities. It also supervises professional standards and ethics among its members.
The most prominent function of SAFA is to act as the chief supervisor and esteemed co-arranger of architectural competitions. SAFA is also the publisher of the Finnish Architectural Review Arkkitehti.
Please visit: www.safa.fi.