Where we stand

We stand for a just and equitable profession. Now more than ever, the collective voice of architects is essential for designing a better future for our world.

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Social impact

Architects prioritize design as a school security solution

How well can anyone plan for the chaos and violence of a school shooting? Architects are positioning themselves as experts in the national conversation.

AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

Javits Center

New York

AIA Public Awareness Campaign 2018: Blueprint for Better

Learn more about how we’re getting the word out about the powerful social impact of architects and how you can become involved

Social impact

Why do public space and quality of life go hand in hand?

At the A’18 workshop “Sharing the City,” architects, designers, and public officials gathered to discuss public space and gain practical knowledge to make communities more functional and enjoyable.

2018 Small Project Awards

The Small Project Practitioners present the 2018 Small Project Awards, recognizing small project practitioners for the high quality of their work and to promote excellence in small project design.

Where we stand: Buildings are infrastructure

Whether we live in big cities or small towns, Americans have the right to quality schools, hospitals and libraries—all the infrastructure that shelter, protect and uplift our communities.

Where we stand: Professional licensure

AIA strongly opposes any efforts to reduce or remove requirements for the professional licensing of architects.

Firm management

For small firms, tax reform brings advocacy wins with undefined benefits

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will allow small architecture firms to be taxed at lower individual rates—but for some, that’s not the whole picture.

Harassment resources

Resources for members to identify and respond to sexual harassment in the workplace.

How To

The Safety Assessment Program

The Safety Assessment Program training provides built environment professionals with the knowledge to evaluate buildings after a disastrous event.

ABI April 2018: Healthy growth in billings continues

A positive score in April extended the string to seven straight months that US architecture firms have reported gains in design billings.

Firm management

The value of partnering technologists and designers

How a culture of collaboration between design and technology teams maximizes software and hardware results.


AIA Compensation Report

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

2018 Housing Awards

The Housing Awards emphasize good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource. Recipients show the world how beauty, safety, sustainability, and comfort can come together.

Career and the profession

Towards a better future for academia and practice

Emerging professionals and the architectural workforce at large will benefit from collaboration between schools and firms.

Design specialty

Influx in healthcare and senior living means big opportunities for architects

The need for senior living and healthcare facilities is greater than ever with an aging population and changing needs in health services.


Designing for building safety and high performance

Higher performing buildings can be safer and more livable. Learn how understanding risks, materials, and details can enhance your building projects.

Firm management

This Texas firm survived a downturn by solving problems beyond design

When an economic downtown hit, Fort Worth-based Huckabee doubled down on its educational clients and found success as a full-service K-12 thought leader.

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.

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