Membership

AIA is a community, and much more. More than 96,000 members strong, we are the largest, most influential network of architecture and industry professionals, students, academics, and much more. Our members share your passion for architecture and your desire to change the world through the power of design.

AIA is here to support your career, enhance your practice, and advance the architecture profession. As a member, you're connected to exclusive resources along with opportunities to drive real, transformative change. Together, we're tackling this generation's most urgent issues, from climate action to inequities in the built environment.

There is strength in numbers, and AIA is better with you. Join us and let's work together to design a zero-carbon, equitable, resilient, just, and healthier world for everyone.

By joining AIA Chicago, you receive membership at the local, state, and national levels, allowing you to gain from the most valuable professional resources available.

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