About AIA

AIA was founded in 1857 by 13 architects.

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Now we’re over 90,000 members strong.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, we have over 260 chapters around the world.

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We advocate for the value of architecture and give architects the resources they need to do their best work. Our work drives positive change through the power of design.

The AIA has a long history of requiring that its members adhere to the highest ethical standards.

Not pictured: Katharine Weymouth and Robert Ivy, FAIA
Photograph credit to William Stewart Photography

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