2022 Design Merit Award Winner - Historic Preservation

Welcome to AIA-NJ

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) helps architects serve the public’s needs and builds awareness of the role of architects and architecture in American society. The organization was created in 1857. Today, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. the organization represents 86,000 licensed architects and associated professionals.

The AIA is the voice of the architectural profession and a resource for its members and the public. AIA New Jersey is a chapter and region of the national AIA, based in Trenton. The chapter was formed in 1900, uniting the architects of the state by merging the AIA Chapter with the New Jersey Society of Architects. For over 100 years, AIANJ has served its members and protected the health, safety and welfare of the public in the built environment.

Today the AIA-NJ chapter has six local sections representing geographic areas of the state, these include Architects League of Northern New Jersey, Central Jersey, Newark and Suburban, Jersey Shore, South Jersey and West Jersey. Each section is independent and runs events and programs for its local members.

AIA New Jersey Mission Statement

AIA New Jersey Supports its Members and Promotes the Public’s Understanding of Architecture through Advocacy, Education and Service.

Benefits of AIA Membership

Licensed Architects, Interns, Associates and Students – there are benefits to all levels of your architectural career. Become a member to start receiving the benefits of being part of the professional organization with over 300 state and local chapters.

Whether you are an intern or a firm principal, an architect working alone or in a large firm, a government employee, or a corporate architect. Your colleagues can help you access the information, knowledge, and experience you need to make your business decisions and set your professional agenda.

Join AIA

AIA-NJ 2023 Design Competition is open

Each year, AIA-NJ celebrates the best architectural projects – and the people and firms behind them who contribute to the framework of our local built environment. The competition for this AIA New Jersey 2023 Design Awards is officially open and you may submit nominations for consideration in the Built, Unbuilt and Regional & Urban Design categories.

Learn More

AIA NJ Service Awards

The AIA NJ annual Service Awards are given to recognize accomplishments of individuals and firms that have provided distinguished service to the profession and to the Society.

Learn More

AIA Contract Documents

Architects are creative professionals, educated, trained, and experienced in the art and science of building design, and licensed to practice architecture. Their designs respond to client needs, wants and vision, protect public safety, provide economic value, are innovative, inspire and contribute positively to the community and the environment.

414 Riverview Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 393-5690