What is The AIA? The American Institute of Architects is the Voice of the Architecture Profession.
The AIA is dedicated to serving its members, advancing their value, and improving the quality of the built environment. The organization was founded in 1857.
The American Institute of Architects, a nationwide association, represents nearly 70,00 licensed professionals through its office in Washington, DC visit AIA National
and through over 300 state and local components. Founded in 1931, the New York State Association of Architects, also known as AIA New York
State, has a statewide membership of over 4,500 members in twelve chapters and speaks for the interests of all registered architects in
New York State. The Executive Office is headquartered in Albany. Visit AIA New York State.
AIA members adhere to a Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct that assures clients, the public and colleagues of their dedication to high standards in professional practice.
The Staten Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects was founded in July of 1945 when a group of Staten Island architects who were members of the Staten Island Society of Architects applied for
and were granted acceptance as a chapter into the American Institute of Architects.
AIA Staten Island is a professional group dedicated to the advancement of Architecture. See our member directory.
The charter members were as follows: Joshua Brown, Chester A. Cole, James F. Connell, Theodore Koch, Olaf A. Madsen, Kenneth William Milnes, Maurice Graham Uslan, James Whitford, James Whitford Jr.
Individuals wishing to apply for membership in the AIA should contact chapter Secretary Giuseppe Bonomo at AIASI.Secretary@outlook.com.