The American Institute of Architects, founded in 1857, is dedicated to serving its members, advancing their value, and improving the quality of the built environment. 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 1945 and remains a professional group of individuals dedicated to the advancement of Architecture through education and practice of good design and building standards.
The AIA is a three-tiered membership organization representing architects at the local, state, and national levels. Consequently, full members residing in the U.S. are members of the national, state, and local organizations of the AIA. The American Institute of Architects represents nearly 80,000 members through its office in Washington, DC
AIA Member Categories:
- Architect Members (R)
- Associate Members (A)
- Emeritus Members (E)
Additionally, Unlicensed persons outside the architecture profession are considered for:
- General Allied Members (GA)
Some of the benefits for General Allied members of AIA Staten Island:
✓You are listed in the AIA Staten Island member directory which will appear on the chapter website including a link to your website (if applicable).
✓ You are invited to all Chapter meetings, programs and special events.
✓ You have the opportunity to sponsor one of our monthly chapter meetings each year.
✓ You enjoy regular networking with chapter members as-well-as with members of other AIA Chapters at special events.
✓ You will be exposed to the challenges presented to the architectural community and take part in decisions affecting the profession and our community.
✓ You have earned the right to use the title, “General Allied Member of the Staten Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects”.