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Become a member of the American Institute of Architects

Become an AIA member and instantly expand your support network by almost 80,000 colleagues—a valuable professional resource to draw upon, and a powerful, collective voice to advocate for a stronger economic climate for architects nationwide.

AIA membership is an essential investment in your own future at every stage of your career.

Membership Categories

Architect Member (AIA)
Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for Architect membership.

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Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)
Associate AIA membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria:

    • Professional degree in architecture (recent graduate information)

    • Currently work under the supervision of an architect

    • Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure

    • Faculty member in a university program in architecture

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International Associate Member (Int'l Assoc. AIA)
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.

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National 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.

Allied membership is at the National level only. For local and state membership information, please contact your closest local or state component.

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Cornerstone Partner
A special partnership is available for those companies that are either a building product manufacturer, service provider to architects, or trade association.

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