AIA was founded in 1857 by 13 architects.Historical timeline
Now we’re over 90,000 members strong.
We advocate for the value of architecture and give architects the resources they need to do their best work. Our work drives positive change through the power of design.
In addition, to its values, the Institute has developed a series of “Where We Stand” statements that clarify its position on key issues facing the profession:
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Aug 16, 2018
AIA architect pushes for school design best practices in testimony to White House Cabinet officials today
Leading school design architect Jay Brotman, AIA, is advocating for legislation supporting open learning environments with enhanced security.
Aug 16, 2018
AIA architect to testify before White House Cabinet officials today on school design
AIA and members push for open learning environments that enhance security; informational design resources; funding for schools.
Aug 13, 2018
AIA launches initiatives to shape school design policies
Details legislative goals that support school design resources and funding.
Issues statement detailing legislative goals supporting school design resources and funding.
Aug 9, 2018