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

Where architects stand

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New campaign, logo signal AIA’s commitment to progress

With the launch of our Blueprint for Better campaign, and our new logo, we’re inviting architecture professionals and allies to join our campaign.

COVID-19 project database form


Complete the online form detailing a COVID-19 project—or a collaborative initiative addressing the pandemic—either being planned, in progress, or completed. Include the project's location, type of construction and available images.

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AIA announces Film Challenge winners

Four mini documentary films have been selected as winners of the AIA Film Challenge 2020.

Oct 22, 2020

Judges selected the film Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum, by filmmaker John Gordon, as this year’s Grand Prize winner. The Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum, designed by Dallas architecture firm Omniplan, creates a deep and authentic experiential journey that grapples with the most difficult and perplexing issues plaguing humanity. The film will receive a $5,000 cash award as well as other prizes.

Where architects stand: A statement of our values

The AIA works to advance our nation’s quality of life and protect the public’s health, safety and welfare, as it has done for 160 years.

Career and the profession

Open for business in new ways

Three heads of architecture centers discuss their challenges and how they’ve pivoted to retain their audiences during a public health crisis.

Volunteer at AIA: Get involved

AIA offers various opportunities to grow your network, give back, share knowledge, and support your profession's growth and development.

Career and the profession

AIA unveils new logo

AIA is evolving to reflect new, 21st century challenges. AIA’s updated visual identity underlines the commitment to achieving meaningful change.

Career and the profession

What is the Max Bond approach to design?

A new biography charts the life of an influential architect and mentor as an alternative history of architecture.

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Intercultural Competence

As architecture becomes more diverse, bias and intercultural competence—the ability to function effectively across cultures—have more impact.

Reopening America: Strategies for safer buildings

Reopening America: Strategies for Safer Buildings

Career and the profession

AIA responds to racial injustice, economic uncertainty at 163rd annual meeting

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