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Our Vision

Fostering a culture of design excellence for equitable, sustainable places and spaces.

Our Mission

AIA Chicago builds on our city's architectural legacy by advocating for the profession, sharing knowledge among members, and partnering with communities.

About AIA Chicago

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About AIA Chicago

AIA Chicago is the local Chicago chapter of The American Institute of Architects, and serves as the collective voice of nearly 4,000 licensed architects, emerging professionals, architecture students, and allied professionals in Chicago.

Our members share your passion for architecture and your desire to change the world through the power of design and we are stronger together.

AIA Chicago offers lectures and continuing education courses; numerous award programs; specialized, issue-specific Knowledge Communities; advocacy for architects; electronic newsletter and social media; through its magazine, Chicago Architect; and help for the general public looking to hire an architect.

With more than 98,700 members nationwide, AIA is the largest, most influential network of architecture professionals in the country. Each AIA Chicago member is also a member of AIA Illinois. Learn more about AIA by visiting www.aia.org. 

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35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60601-2116

Phone: (312) 670 7770

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9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday