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Our members enjoy the benefits of the rich heritage of Chicagoland and Midwestern architecture. Many of firms that took part in growing that heritage are still members today. Share ideas, pool resources, stay current with the latest trends.

The AIA has numerous levels of membership from aspiring student to international enterprise. When you join, you become a member of the national organization, as well as AIA Illinois and AIA Northeast Illinois – each offering unparalleled benefits. Click the button below to head to the AIA national website for more details and to join.

AIA National

As the representative of the profession on an international level, the American Institute of Architects offers access to business resources, research and education not offered anywhere else. Whether you need economic, career or practice tools, you will find it here. We are 88,000 members strong – join us today!

AIA Illinois

AIA Illinois is your architectural profession advocate at the state level. They strive to show architects as activists and leaders within the community. They offer a nonpartisan perspective to create partnerships, provide information and assist in the development of policy and advocacy efforts in various areas such as codes licensing and health and safety. In addition, they provide leadership training and networking opportunities at the state level.

AIA Northeast Illinois

Offering membership benefits locally, AIA Northeast Illinois provides professional development right where you live! Whether you join us for continuing education sessions, networking, building tours or mentorship, the chapter has a variety of benefits to help you thrive as a professional architect.

Contact our office for more information and to attend your first event – try us out! Or, click below to head to the AIA National website for more details and to join.


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