Western Massachusetts Chapter
The American Institute of Architects



The WMAIA promotes excellence in architecture through professional development, community outreach, and the celebration of architecture in our region.


Many of our programs and events - such as our film series - are free and open to the public. We invite the community to sign up for our free monthly e-newsletter or to join the WMAIA.

Stephen D. Barry AIA | 1947-2014
Berkshire County architect Stephen D. Barry passed away on Friday, Feburary 14, 2014. Read a colleague's tribute here, his online obituary here, and a LTE tribute in the Berkshire Eagle here.

WMAIA programs coming up: Emerging Professionals Program / Mentor Night and Drawing Exercise with Bruce Coldham FAIA
Managing Risk During Renovation and Demolition: PCBs in Building Materials
Green Building Tour at UMass
Find out more about these and other programs here.

NCARB Proposes IDP Credit Beyond 6-Month Reporting Deadline
A modification to the reporting requirement known is being proposed by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). Read more here.