AIA was founded in 1857 by 13 architects.Historical timeline
Now we’re over 90,000 members strong.
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.
In addition, to its values, the Institute has developed a series of “Where We Stand” statements that clarify its position on key issues facing the profession:
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Aug 13, 2018
AIA launches initiatives to shape school design policies
Details legislative goals that support school design resources and funding.
Issues statement detailing legislative goals supporting school design resources and funding.
Aug 9, 2018
AIA opposes EPA proposal on asbestos
Aug 8, 2018
Projections reveal nonresidential construction spending to grow
AIA releases latest Consensus Construction Forecast.
Projections Reveal Nonresidential Construction Spending to Grow
Jul 30, 2018
Designs that help heal receive Healthcare Design Awards
Awards program highlights latest trends in healthcare facility designs.
Designs that Help Heal Receive Healthcare Design Awards