The Laws of Texas

The Texas Board of Architectural Examiners regulates the professions of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture. One of the primary functions of TBAE is to ensure that the public health, safety, and welfare are protected. In this section you will find:

Statutes and Rules...

links to the laws that govern the three professions.

Disciplinary Actions...

Most recent disciplinary actions taken against architects, interior designers, and landscape architects.

Complaints...

information on how to file complaints against persons engaged in the practice of architecture, interior design, or landscape architecture.

Building Officials...

information that local building code officials find useful when dealing with design professionals.

Public Buildings & Schools...

specific information that governmental entitites, including school districts, should know when engaging a design professional.

Accessibility...

provides information on requirements for continuing education, links to accessibility laws, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions...

questions related to the laws which affect the practice of the professions, including questions on seal rules, statement of jurisdiction, professional conduct, and more.

The mission of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE) is to serve the State of Texas by protecting and preserving the health, safety, and welfare of the Texans who live, work, and play in the built environment through the regulation of the practice of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design.

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