Career and the profession

Looking inward and outward, architects make strides toward more significant inclusion in the field

AIA brought together architects and allied professionals to discuss what is changing and what yet needs to change to support a more equitable, diverse, inclusive workforce in a year-long event series.

2020 AIA Awards - Architecture

The 2020 Architecture program celebrates the best contemporary architecture regardless of budget, size, style, or type. These stunning projects show the world the range of outstanding work architects create and highlight the many ways buildings and spaces can improve our lives.

Report

AIA Compensation Report

The AIA Compensation Report offers salary data and analysis for a comprehensive variety of architecture firm positions.

AIA Small Firm Compensation Report

The first-ever AIA Small Firm Compensation Report is dedicated to the unique needs and structure of small architecture firms.

2020 AIA Awards - Regional & Urban Design

Recognizing the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development. The best planning accounts for the entire built environment, local culture, and available resources—modeling architecture’s promise and true value to communities.

Resilience

Updates from AIA's Disaster Assistance Program:

AIA and its architect volunteers assist communities following disasters. Updates regarding AIA’s activities in disaster areas, member efforts, recovery resources and volunteer opportunities are provided below.

Where we stand: climate action

AIA asserts that architects play a vital role in combating climate change. We accept these challenges. We call on policymakers to join with us in this effort, and we uphold the following principles.

2020 Architecture Firm Award

Architecture Research Office

With architecture that is simultaneously humanistic and analytical, Architecture Research Office (ARO) has, over 25 years, crafted a reputation for imaginative work that emerges from the firm’s relentless exploration.

2020 Gold Medal

Marlon Blackwell, FAIA

Blackwell’s work emerges from a deep understanding of site, landscape, art, and craft.

Design for Aging Review Awards, 15th Edition

View the 2019 Design for Aging Review projects.

Design specialty

Top 10 Instagram posts of 2019

These were AIA's most-liked images in 2019, featuring design excellence across countries and project types.

Firm management

Three firm leaders describe how to survive an economic downturn

What can architects do to prepare for financially turbulent times?

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