Extreme demand for home designers in the Lower Mainland has led to a glut of professionals falsely claiming expertise in "architecture." And the real architects are starting to take notice.

They’re talking to you — ‘arkitekt’ The Architectural Institute of B.C. has issued no fewer than 12 illegal practice findings against people for advertising expertise in either “architectural design” or something like it in the past three months. The AIBC’s general counsel, Thomas Lutes, says the institute also expects to file three civil suits…