Designing a better world together
AIA is a community, and much more. More than 94,000 strong, we are the largest, most influential network of architecture professionals. Our members share your passion for architecture and your desire to change the world through the power of design.
AIA is here to support your career, enhance your practice, and advance the architecture profession. As a member, you're connected to exclusive resources along with opportunities to drive real, transformative change. Together, we're tackling this generation's most urgent issues, from climate action to inequities in the built environment.
There is strength in numbers, and AIA is better with you. Join us and let's work together to design a zero-carbon, equitable, resilient, just, and healthier world for everyone.
Find our which membership type is right for you.
Open to architects licensed in the U.S. Join AIA as an Architect member and you're be instantly connected to the largest, most influential network of architecture professionals. That's more than 94,000 members tackling society's most urgent issues, like climate change and inequities in the built environment.
Open to architecture degree holders, those working under an architect or in AXP, or faculty. Join AIA as an Associate member and be part of our mission to design a more sustainable, equitable world.
Associate New Graduates
Free for new architecture school grads, for up to 18 months. With your new architecture degree, you’re ready to join AIA and be part of our mission.
Open to architects licensed outside the U.S. AIA represents the international architectural community, and our mission to design a more sustainable world.
National Allied Individuals
Individuals who do not hold a degree in architecture, but share an interest in the built environment as a professional colleague or enthusiast, are eligible.
Current AIA membership incentives
FREE Let’s rally together to help those entering the job force in a difficult environment. Please share: New college graduates can get a free AIA membership for up to 18 months.