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AIA National

Based in Washington, D.C., the American Institute of Architects has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.

AIA National

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization consisting of over 260 chapters worldwide with over 94,000 members.  AIA works to advance our nation’s quality of life and protect the public’s health, safety and welfare, as it has done for more than 160 years.


The AIA is the voice of the architectural profession and a resource for its members in service to society.

Core Values

AIA advocates for the value of architecture and gives architects the resources they need to do their best work.  AIA drives positive change through the power of design.

  • Equity, diversity and inclusion

  • Climate change

  • Immigration

  • Infrastructure

  • Licensure

  • Sustainability

To learn more, please visit the AIA National website:

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