AIA Mission

The AIA is the voice of the architectural profession and a resource for its members in service to society.

Where architects stand

Firm management

New practice models mean new risks

Innovative ventures highlight opportunities and pitfalls for newer firms that can be mitigated with help from the AIA Trust.


Updates from AIA's Disaster Assistance Program: Wildfires

A federal disaster declaration was issued for Shasta County, CA where the Carr fire has damaged or destroyed 1,600 structures.

Where we stand: School design and student safety

Protecting the health, safety and welfare of building occupants is fundamental to what architects do. Over the course of almost two decades, architects have worked with school communities across the country in response to repeated acts of deadly violence targeting students and educators.

AIA Public Awareness Campaign 2018: Blueprint for Better

Learn more about how we’re getting the word out about the powerful social impact of architects and how you can become involved

Design matters

Letter to Andrew Wheeler Acting Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency

AIA comment on EPA significant new use rule for asbestos

Firm management

How to combat harassment in the architecture profession

Human resources expert Shirley Davis spoke at A'18 about how architects can foster inclusive workplaces where employees can thrive personally and professionally.

2018 AIA/HUD Secretary's Awards

Every year, the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development teams with AIA’s Housing Knowledge Community to celebrate projects that demonstrate affordable, accessible and well-designed housing.

2018 AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards

The AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards showcase the best healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research.

Firm management

Going global: Sourcing creative talent across borders

In the first of a two-part series, international practice experts explore the challenges of recruiting and retaining a globally sourced creative workforce.

Art, history, and religion

Is Rockefeller Center the true center of New York?

New York has several centers, but the one named for the Rockefellers might be the most enduring.

ABI June 2018: Billings grow at modestly slower pace

Though fewer firms reported growth than in May, architecture firm billings still increased for the ninth consecutive month.

Social impact

Architects serve a different kind of client at 2018 Day of Service

The Day of Service at A'18 showcased architects' commitment to New York City's most vulnerable populations.

How To

The Safety Assessment Program

The Safety Assessment Program training provides built environment professionals with the knowledge to evaluate buildings after a disastrous event.

Despite emerging economic concerns, construction spending projected to grow

Though AIA's Consensus Construction Forecast Panel reinforced their optimistic projections for this year and 2019, nervousness about future conditions persists.


AIA Compensation Report

The AIA Compensation Report offers salary data and analysis for a comprehensive variety of architecture firm positions.

Inspiring moments from A'18

In case you missed conference this year, here's an opportunity to hear from the Institute's leadership, in addition a special Hip Hop performance by Yonas.

Career and the profession

New resolutions recommit AIA to equity and diversity

Delegates at the 2018 AIA Annual Meeting voted to make the Institute more supportive of difference, more steadfast in inclusiveness, and more explicit in justice.

Career and the profession

Three new leaders elected at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

The 2020 President-elect, the 2019-2020 Secretary, and an At-large Director were elected in New York City.

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