Arkus consists of the Arkus Foundation and the Arkus Association. The purpose of the foundation is to promote practical research on architecture. This is done through the distribution of funding for research that is considered relevant for the architectural industry. The foundation is funded by member companies and authorities. The foundation is managed by a board, which has meetings about 7 times / year. The association's task is to convey the members' interests to the Foundation. This means capturing and communicating the needs of companies and informing companies about knowledge material published by Arkus. The association has meetings 2-3 times / year and maintains ongoing contact with the office.