American Institute of Architects

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

American Institute of Architects

Founded in 1857 as a national professional society whose members are registered architects. The AIA sponsors the Committee on Historic Resources with State Preservation Coordinators, and is a signatory to the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS). It promotes public awareness of architectural and environmental issues; supports programs for continuing education; maintains a library at its headquarters in Washington, D.C.; and coordinates state and local chapters in every state.

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

A professional organization, founded in 1857, whose purpose is to establish and promote professionalism and accountability on the part of its members, and to promote architectural design excellence. Address: 1735 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006.
References in periodicals archive ?
Among a national membership of more than 75,000 architects, there are fewer than 2,500 American Institute of Architects (AIA) members distinguished with the honor of fellowship.
About The American Institute of Architects Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities.
The goal of the American Institute of Architects Detroit's Urban Priorities Committee (AIA-UPC) is to bring awareness to the design community, and encourage involvement in the planning and design of the city and region toward a sustainable future.
American Institute of Architects is a leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners.
These are highlights from The American Institute of Architects (AIA) semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast, a survey of the nation's leading construction forecasters.
Speaking at a recent continuing education seminar held in Cleveland and sponsored by the American Institute of Architects, corporate architect lan Gordon and regional sales representative Jim Bieszki noted that metal roofing's market share has climbed considerably in the past 10 years.
Tickets for each lecture are $10 for members of the American Institute of Architects and museum members; $12 general admission; $5 for seniors 62 and older and students with valid ID.
WASHINGTON -- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced that AIA Contract Document software is now compatible with Microsoft[R] Windows[R] 7, the successor of the Windows Vista operating system.
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced that KSS Architects has been awarded several prestigious honors, including the 2007 Architect of the Year and two design
The largest annual gathering of architects in the world takes place later this month, when the American Institute of Architects holds its annual convention, this year in Los Angeles.
For additional information, contact: Careers in Architecture Program, The American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Ave.

Full browser ?