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

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is the professional organization that 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, DC, and nearly 300 local chapters, the organization represents 70,000 licensed architects and associated professionals.

AIA New Jersey is a local chapter of the national AIA. In 2000 the chapter celebrated it’s 100th anniversary. The chapter was formed in 1900, uniting the architects of the state by merging the AIA Chapter with the New Jersey Society of Architects.

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.

When you join the AIA team, you are committing yourself to a high standard of professional ethics furthering your professional development, and advancing the value of your profession. Join today.

Benefits of AIA to Architects

As an architect there are many benefits to being an AIA member. A few of the many are:

  •  Professional resources
  •  Use of AIA credentials
  •  Continuing education opportunities
  •  Benefit from National advertisement campaign
  •  Legislative Voice
  •  Networking
  •  Annual handbook with municipal and state contacts
  •  Quarterly newsletter
  •  Professional practice assistance
  •  Professional interest groups
  •  Eligiblity to be listed in New Jersey firm directory