The American Institute of Architects is a national professional organization based in Washington, D.C., that helps architects serve the public’s need and builds awareness of the role of architects and architecture in American society.
Established in 1857, the organization represents 74,000 licensed architects and associated professionals in nearly 300 local chapters worldwide.
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 Western Massachusetts Chapter of the AIA has nearly 200 members, architects, corporate sponsors, associated professionals, and non-architect affiliate members living and working in the Pioneer Valley and the Berkshires. Our members work on local, regional, national, and international projects ranging from single-family residences to corporations, schools, and museums.