The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is the voice
of the architectural profession, dedicated to serving its
members, advancing their value, and improving the quality
of the built environment.
Since 1857, the AIA has represented the professional interests
of America's architects. As AIA members, more than 75,000
licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners
in designing express their commitment to excellence and livability
in our nation's buildings and communities.
Membership in the AIA offers a vast pool of resources to
help you compete in today's market and keeps you informed
of critical professional issues that may challenge your success.
We invite you to become a member today. Please select your
membership category from among the following descriptions.
Architect Member (AIA)
Individuals licensed to practice architecture in U.S. State or Territory.
Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)
Assoc. AIA is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria:
- Recent graduate with a degree in architecture
(special offer - Learn
- Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program
(IDP) and working towards licensure, or
- Currently work under the supervision of an architect
or hold a degree in architecture, or
- Faculty member in a university program in architecture.
International Associate Architect Member (Int'l
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S.
Licensing authority. Learn More!
Allied Individual Member
Individuals who do not hold a degree in architecture but share a special interest
in the built environment as a professional colleague or enthusiast. Learn More!
A special partnership is available for those companies that are either a building
product manufacture, service provider to architects, or trade association. Learn More!