The San Antonio Chapter of The American Institute of Architects, AIA San Antonio serves the professional needs of more than 600 architect and associate members; and over 85 Allied companies working in fields related to architecture, design and construction in the greater San Antonio area and 22 surrounding counties.
Since its founding in 1953, AIA San Antonio has been the leading voice for architecture in our region. We advocate for great design, effective planning, sustainability, design-education, professional development, civic leadership, and public engagement. Our members are committed to ethical professional standards, lifelong learning, working for sustainability and community health and resiliency.
Our chapter’s Center for Architecture, located in Southtown just minutes from the center City is our chapter’s headquarters. Here we plan a robust annual menu of meetings, lectures, continuing education events, networking opportunities and leadership development. Vibrant networks and knowledge communities connect members and allied partners to practice specific programming and networking opportunities.
The work of AIA San Antonio is focused on providing member value and enhancing public awareness of the value of architects and design in shaping community.
Together with the national component, the Texas Society of Architects and components across the country, we form one AIA.