Since 1857, the AIA has represented the professional interests of America's architects. As AIA members, more than 90,000 licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners in designing express their commitment to excellence and livability in our nation's buildings and communities.
Membership in the AIA offers a vast pool of resources to help you compete in today's market and keeps you informed of critical professional issues that may challenge your success. We invite you to become a member today. Please select your membership category from among the following descriptions.
The AIA Michigan has been advancing the value of architects and architecture for more than 100 years. Providing its members with resources and a collective voice of the profession, the AIA is a professional choice for more than 90,000 architects and allied professionals nationwide.
Click here to join online at AIA.org or choose your application below:
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|2017 New Graduate Non - NAAB
2017 International Associate Application
||2017 Professional Affiliate Application
|2017 Dues Adjustment Form - Exceptional Circumstances
|2017 Dues Adjustment Form|
The AIA is the right choice for you if you, like more than 90,000 members of the AIA:
Benefits of Membership
Once you join the AIA, you will be entitled to these practice-enhancing benefits. You'll find that the value of AIA membership far exceeds your investment.
Attain recognition of your superior architectural standing by clients, colleagues, and the public from your use of the AIA insignia, personalized membership certificate, lapel pin, AIA print and broadcast advertising campaigns, and opportunities for design awards and leadership service.
Fulfill mandatory continuing education requirements and attend AIA's conventions and workshops--without leaving your office! Click here for information for CES credits that can be taken at your convenience. AIA members receive a discounted price. Not sure how many credits you have accumulated? Members can check their CES transcripts at any time.
Emerging Professionals CompanionThe EPC can be a powerful tool in encouraging lifelong learning and research among architects. Additionally, teaching is a great way to learn. Architects working with interns completing their companion exercises and scenarios will find that they will gain knowledge that will enhance their own practice. Find the Emerging Professionals Companion here.
AIA Contract Documents
Members receive a discount of approximately 30% when purchasing AIA Contract Documents software. AIA Contract Documents are recognized as the industry standard
Local and State Chapters
300 state and local chapters serve AIA members around the country. Currently the AIA has chapters located in Hong Kong, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Japan and the Middle East. Local chapter participation provides members the opportunity to network with peers while keeping you connected with issues that affect their business locally. Visit your local chapter web site to learn more about networking activities, educational seminars, and regional updates.
Keeping you up to date with changes in government that affect you, your livelihood, and how you practice architecture. AIA provides the voice for the architectural professional that reaches Capitol Hill, your state legislature, and your city council.
Publications and Resources
The AIA’s publications and are a benefit of membership in the AIA. If there is an AIA publication you would like to receive, you can subscribe online. Simply enter your e-mail address and select which publications you want to receive. You can even keep abreast of all the latest news by subscribing to an RSS feed(what’s an RSS feed?) and getting updates to your selected publications and blogs automatically. Click here for Additional Information.
Otherwise known as primary interest areas, AIA members may join any of the many Knowledge Communities. KC's provide access to in-depth information, services, knowledge, and career needs for your particular areas of architectural practice.
Online eNewsletters feature news briefs, competition and event updates, and insights on emerging trends in the design profession.