American Institute of Architects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization for architects in the United States. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the AIA offers education, government advocacy, community redevelopment, and public outreach to support the architecture profession and improve its public image. The AIA also works with other members of the design and construction community to help coordinate the building industry.

American Institute of Architects
The American Institute of Architects
AbbreviationAIA
Formation1857; 164 years ago (1857)
TypeNonprofit
PurposeArchitectural profession
Professional title
AIA
HeadquartersWashington, D.C.
Region served
United States
Membership
95,000+
Websitewww.aia.org

The AIA is currently headed by Robert Ivy, FAIA, as EVP/Chief Executive Officer and Peter Exley, FAIA, as 2021 AIA President.[1]

The Octagon House was built in 1800 in Washington, D.C., and is owned by the American Institute of Architects