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Instantly expand your support network by more than 83,000 colleagues.

Join today and gain from the most valuable professional resource available.   CLICK HERE TO BE DIRECTED TO ARCHITECT AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS!

See details for each membership category below.   Please note all membership applications are processed by the National AIA office.

To contact AIA National:

(800) 242-3837, option 2 | memberservices@aia.org

When you join, please notify the AIA Redwood Empire office at exec@aiare.org or via phone at (707)838-2672.   We want to know immediately that you have joined us!

To join the local AIA Redwood Empire Chapter as an Allied (non-architect) Member sign up today.

Membership Categories

Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for Architect membership.  Architect Member Dues: $540.50 (includes membership in AIA National, AIA State and the AIA Redwood Empire Chapter)

Architect Member Benefits

Membership is an essential investment in your future at every stage of your career. Here are just some of the benefits you’ll have as a member:

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  • Access a range of expertise through a peer network of more than 83,000 colleagues.
  • Attend events, activities, and network through your state and local AIA components—demonstrate leadership skills and raise the visibility of the profession in your community.
  • Signify that as an AIA architect you adhere to a professional code of ethics and share a common goal to build better a better world for all people.
  • Public policies through a Government Advocacy legislative agenda that help create a more favorable environment in which to pursue your practice and career goals, such as starting a firm.
  • AIA Contract Documents™, the most widely accepted standard form documents in the industry, prepared by the AIA in collaboration with owners, contractors, attorneys, architects, and engineers, to help you conduct construction-based business efficiently and effectively; available to members at a discount.

More Knowledge

  • Continuing education through CES Discovery keeps you on track with thousands of education courses through hundreds of approved education providers. Plus, on-demand access to your transcript.
  • More than 20 Knowledge Communities, professional interest groups, that enable you to build a peer network of colleagues who share your interests and practice specializations.
  • AIA KnowledgeNet gives you access to collective knowledge of thousands of members; a space to conduct discussions, find best practices, and get to know other design professionals
  • Market Research and economic analysis and business insights through:
    • The Architecture Billings Index (ABI), a leading economic indicator of the health of the construction industry
    • The Home Designs Trend Survey, a quarterly analysis of trends
    • The Foresight Report, research on key current and emerging trends affecting the profession
    • An Architect’s Guide to the Energy Retrofit Market
    • The Compensation Report, a salary survey of 39 firm positions
  • Subscriptions to AIArchitect e-newsletter covering news, tips and trends; and ARCHITECT, the official magazine of the AIA; plus digital editions of residential architect, EcoHome, and EcoStructure .

More Resources

  • AIA Trust protection through professional liability, term life, and other insurance coverage.
  • AIA Career Center, the premier electronic recruitment resource where you can post opportunities at a discount or find opportunities for free.
  • Architect Finder, an online directory where you can create a detailed profile for your firm, and potential clients can connect with you directly.
  • AIA Advantage discounts on Store Products and services such as shipping, credit cards, technology, and more.
  • Business Tools, such as best practices, to help you manage your business more effectively.

The sooner you become a member, the sooner you will be able to experience everything that your professional association has to offer.

Associate AIA membership is open to individuals who meet any of the following criteria:

  • Professional degree in architecture
  • Currently work under the supervision of an architect
  • Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure
  • Faculty member in a university program in architecture

Associate Member Dues: $178.00 (includes membership in AIA National, AIA State and the AIA Redwood Empire Chapter)

Associate Member Benefits

Membership is critical to bolstering your prospects, offering resources to keep you moving forward.

Here are just some of the benefits you’ll have as a member:

More Support

  • Access a range of expertise through a peer network of more than 83,000 colleagues.
  • Attend events, activities, and network through your state and local AIA components—demonstrate leadership skills and raise the visibility of the profession in your community.
  • Signify that as an AIA member you adhere to a professional code of ethics and share a common goal to build better a better world for all people.
  • Intern Development Program (IDP), including help finding IDP coordinators and mentors

More Knowledge

  • Architect Registration Examination® (ARE) study resources and instruction to support you on the path to licensure.
  • The Emerging Professional’s Companion, an online resource to gain IDP credit.
  • National Associates Committee (NAC) programs, activities, and resources that ensure you have a strong voice within the AIA. You also receive relevant news and announcements by e-mail and social media.
  • AIA Transcript to track AIA continuing education provider courses. Associate members and interns can earn IDP Supplemental Experience hours by completing approved AIA continuing education courses. One AIA Learning Unit is equal to one IDP supplemental experience hour.
  • AIA Knowledge Communities, up to 25 professional interest groups that help you build a peer network with like-minded colleagues who share your professional interests and aspirations.
  • Subscriptions to AIArchitect, e-newsletter covering news, practice, and key trends; ARCHITECT, the official magazine of the AIA; plus digital editions of residential architect, EcoHome, and ECO-STRUCTURE.

More Resources

  • AIA Career Center assistance to find internship and professional opportunities
  • AIA Advantage discounts on Store Products and services such as shipping, credit cards, technology, and more.

The sooner you become a member, the sooner you will be able to experience everything that your professional association has to offer.

Individuals working in the industry in field other than architecture, such as engineering, construction, manufacturing, law, marketing, etc.  Allied Member Dues: $285.00 (Includes membership to AIA Redwood Empire Chapter only.)

Corporate Allied Membership Dues: $880.00

Allied Individual Member Benefits

Become a member of the AIA and instantly expand your support network by more than 83,000 colleagues, a valuable professional resource to draw upon, and a powerful, collective voice to advocate for a stronger economic climate for architects nationwide. AIA membership is an essential investment in your own future at every stage of your career.

Here are just some of the benefits you’ll have as a member:

More Support

  • Access a range of expertise through a peer network of more than 83,000 colleagues.
  • Attend events, activities, and network through the national component demonstrate leadership skills and raise the visibility of your firms contribution to the profession.
  • Signify that you adhere to a professional code of ethics and share a common goal to build better a better world for all people.
  • AIA Contract Documents, the most widely accepted standard form documents in the industry, prepared by the AIA in collaboration with owners, contractors, attorneys, architects, and engineers, to help you conduct construction-based business efficiently and effectively; available to members at a discount.

More Knowledge

  • Continuing education through CES Discovery helps keep your insights and solutions top of mind as through valuable education courses AIA architects need.
  • More than 20 Knowledge Communities, professional interest groups, that enable you to build a peer network of colleagues who share your interests and practice specializations.
  • AIA KnowledgeNet gives you access to the collective knowledge of thousands of members; a space to conduct discussion, find best practices, and get to know other design professionals
  • Market Research, economic analysis, and business insights through:
    •  The Architecture Billings Index (ABI), a leading economic indicator of the health of the construction industry
    • The Home Designs Trend Survey, a quarterly analysis of trends
    • The Foresight Report, research on key current and emerging trends affecting the profession
    • An Architects Guide to the Energy Retrofit Market
    • The Compensation Report, a salary survey of 39 firm positions
  • Subscriptions to AIArchitect e-newsletter covering news, practice and key trends; ARCHITECT, the official magazine of the AIA; plus digital editions of residential architect, EcoHome, and EcoStructure.

More Resources

  • AIA Trust protection through professional liability, term life, and other insurance coverage.
  • AIA Career Center, the premier electronic recruitment resource where you can post opportunities at a discount or find opportunities for free.

The sooner you become a member, the sooner you will be able to experience everything that your professional association has to offer.

Individuals currently enrolled in an architecture or architecture-related program at a local institution. Student Member Dues: $15.00

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