Join The American Institute of Architects

“More than 88,000 of your colleauges benefit from the knowledge, tools and inspiration offered exclusively by the AIA. Now it’s your turn.”
– Robert Ivy, FAIA, CEO, The American Institute of Architects.

There is a place for you with the AIA.


Become an AIA member and instantly expand your support network by almost 80,000 colleagues—a valuable professional resource to draw upon, and a powerful, collective voice to advocate for a stronger economic climate for architects nationwide.

AIA membership is an essential investment in your own future at every stage of your career.

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Membership Categories

Architect Member (AIA)

Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for Architect membership.

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Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)

Associate AIA membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria:

• Professional degree in architecture (recent graduate information)

• Currently work under the supervision of an architect

• Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure

• Faculty member in a university program in architecture

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International Associate Member (Int’l Assoc. AIA)

Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.

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