About Membership

More than 80,000 of your colleagues have joined the AIA.  Why?  Because membership provides the resources and the tools architects need to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex and competitive marketplace.  The AIA advances your profession - and your career.

Whether you are an intern or a firm principal, a sole practitioner or member of a large firm, a government employee or a professional in an affiliated insdustry, the AIA provides you with access to the information, knowledge and experience you need to make your business decisions and set your professional agenda.

Benefits of Membership

Attain recognition of your superior architectural standing by clients, colleagues and the public from your use of the AIA insignia and access to AIA's vast member resources.

Local & State Components
Local networking activities, educational seminars, and regional representation and advocacy.

Member Categories
AIA offers many categories of membership tailored for the needs of the professional.  Whether you are an Architect, Intern, Designer, or share a special interest in the built environment, there is a place for you in AIA.  Read more about member categories at AIA.org

AIA National serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for its members in service to society through advocacy, information and community.