Buildings contribute nearly 40% to carbon emissions. Design can change that.

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AIA Mission

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

Where architects stand

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.

COVID-19 project database form

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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.

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

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.

Social impact

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

Future forward

Harnessing the passion of our members and the broader design community, the AIA is taking steps to do more to advance racial justice and equality in our organization, in our profession, and in our communities.

Firm management

Practice considerations: Manage your architecture firm’s risk during COVID-19

This article is intended to be a resource for Architects and Architecture firms in developing a firm-specific response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Policy Platform 2020

American architecture stands as a testament to our unique place in the world. Our architects work at the leading edge of a $1T construction industry that promotes commerce and drives consumer confidence. Architects have always dared to reach higher and set new standards. Our next architectural achievements will be measured by how well they respond to a post-pandemic world, eradicate inequity, fuel economic recovery, eliminate carbon emissions, and nurture individual and community health.

COVID-19 resources for architects

As we navigate this unprecedented crisis in our global community, AIA is committed to equipping our members with the information they need to help navigate these uncertain times. This page is intended provide guidelines, policies, and tools for our members and will be updated frequently as new resources are made available.

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