It might not be a boom, but architects in Australia are experiencing a significant recovery in their employment prospects as demand for their services rises amid growing levels of activity in building construction and infrastructure projects.

Until recently, labour market conditions within the profession had been subdued as a period of low building activity drove an environment in which employers outside of a few specific areas had ample levels of candidate choice and increases in remuneration were severely constrained. Now, however, much of that situation appears…