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Now we’re more than 94,000 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 our values, we have developed a series of “Where We Stand” statements that clarify its position on key issues facing the profession:
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Sep 21, 2022
Demand for design services accelerates
Demand for design services from U.S. architecture firms grew at an accelerated pace in August, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Sep 12, 2022
AIA Selects Seven Projects for Healthcare Design Awards
Award program highlights latest trends in health care facility designs.
The awards recognize cutting-edge designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban and social problems while also being functional and sustainable.
Aug 24, 2022
ASAE installs AIA EVP/Chief Executive Officer Lakisha Ann Woods as Board Chair
Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE, AIA EVP/Chief Executive Officer, has been installed as Chair of the Board of Directors for The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).
Aug 24, 2022
Architecture Billings Index slows but remains healthy
For the eighteenth consecutive month architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in July, according to a new report today from The AIA