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Intern no more: AIA supports two new titles for professionals pursuing licensure

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Career and the profession

Trends in licensure support at architecture firms

A survey commissioned by AIA and NCARB reveals significant gaps between emerging professionals and their supervisors when it comes to licensure.


Five ways to achieve high-performance buildings using energy modeling

An energy modeling lead at a worldwide firm offers five tips on using energy modeling in your next project.


AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

Orange County Convention Center


A'17, the AIA Conference on Architecture, is the architecture and design event of the year.

Design specialty

Perception (and experience) is reality

A presenter at AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 is helping architecture students find the link between cognitive theory and design/

Firm management

Measure your firm's financial prosperity

AIA's new Firm Benchmarking Tool allows firms to evaluate themselves against data from 2,300 firms nationwide.

ABI February 2017: Business conditions bounce back

Architecture firms saw business conditions improve in three of the four regions of the country in February.

Firm management

What can firms do to retain young talent?

At AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, young professionals from several firms will discuss how to cultivate new leaders and how to keep them around.

Emerging Professionals Exhibit 2017

Thirty-three projects from emerging professionals, all with the theme "Citizen Design," tackle equity, access, ecology, and sustainability with contemporary design solutions.

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.

Where we stand: Immigration and visa restrictions

We believe that people who desire to live, work, and travel to and from the US are vital to American growth and innovation.

2017 Young Architects Award

The recipients of the 2017 Young Architects Award have all made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.

Career and the profession

Architects called to design and lead at Grassroots 2017

At AIA's annual chapter leadership retreat, the message was clear: architecture's leaders must step up and lift the profession to new heights.

Building science and technology

What architects should know about building modeling in early design

This introductory overview provides architects with necessary energy modeling insight to ensure their buildings perform as designed.

Six steps to protect against copyright infringement claims

There is no silver bullet that will stop all infringement claims from being made, but these six steps will limit risk and help defend your work.

Architects in the news

A weekly overview of stories on design leadership and AIA members from publications around the world.


Recommendations from AIA's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission

A blue-ribbon panel of architects, educators, and diversity experts came together to strengthen the commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at AIA and in every practice.