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The AIA’s Statement of Purpose and Position Statement

In December 2012, the AIA National Board of Directors adopted the following Statement of Purpose and Position Statement:

Statement of Purpose

The AIA is a visionary member organization providing advocacy, leadership, and resources for architects to design a better world.

Position Statement

The AIA: Architects designing a better world.

  • AIA members create enduring value.

We benefit clients and communities through innovative design solutions.

  • AIA members drive positive change.

We work collaboratively and creatively to transform clients’ goals into reality.

  • AIA members lead with vision.

We meet the ever-changing challenges of the designed environment.

  • AIA members shape the future.

We value talent and diversity in new generations of professionals.


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