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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Jun 20, 2018
Architecture firm billings strengthen in May
Architecture Billings Index enters eighth straight month of growth
Jun 20, 2018
AIA 2030 Commitment invites engineers
Program supports path to designing carbon-neutral buildings by 2030.
AIA 2030 Commitment Invites Engineers
Jun 19, 2018
Architects Foundation quadruples its diversity advancement scholarships
Scholarship expansion provides financial support to 20 students enrolling in architecture studies.
Jun 18, 2018
American Institute of Architects launches Film Challenge
Members of the media invited to the premiere of AIA’s new film at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York, June 21-23.
AIA Launches Film Challenge