August 31, 2007

James heads the SVGIA

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Institute of Architects (SVGIA) has elected Maxim James as its president.

After a period of inactivity, the Institute, which was established in 1991 to promote and encourage the Profession of Architecture within St Vincent and the Grenadines, has been re-established.{{more}}

Also serving on the executive are Desmond Cox and Alister Browne as Secretary and Treasurer, respectively.

With the impending implementation of the National Building Code for St. Vincent & the Grenadines, to ensure the safe and sanitary development of our built environment, the institute encourages the general public and business professionals to contact the SVGIA for advice on the appointment of an architect; for the design and construction of new buildings or the reuse of existing buildings through-out the state of St Vincent and the Grenadines.

The SVGIA meets monthly to discuss and promote the advancement of professionalism within the construction industry. Any person involved within the design and implementation of the construction industry who wishes to join the SVGIA, or any member of the public who wishes to obtain further details on the activities of the SVGIA, should contact the President, Mr Maxim James at PO Box 1181, Tel 457 2953 or email

Further details may be obtained from the institute’s forthcoming website