American Institute of Architects


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American Institute of Architects

(AIA)
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.
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