Joining the AIA provides immediate access to a wide network of professional contacts – it is a valuable professional resource to draw upon, and a powerful, collective voice to advocate for a stronger economic climate for architects nationwide. The Southern New York chapter opens up opportunities to participate in an active local community that supports the interests and development of architectural professionals in the area.


Member Types




  • Become a Member
  • Recent Graduates
    • The AIA national component extends a special offer to individuals who have graduated with a degree in Architecture from an accredited school of Architecture. This offer provides qualified individuals up to 18 months of free membership in The American Institute of Architects ending on 12/31 of the following year of graduation. The AIA is a three-tiered organization (members belonging at all levels). The complimentary membership is not offered at all local and state chapters.


  • Become a Member
  • Allied Members are organizations with a vested interest in the architectural industry that use AIA Southern New York as a platform to grow their industry knowledge, while networking & conducting business with other members.
  • Allied Members are employed outside of traditional architectural practice, but are involved in positions related to the field. They have an established professional reputation & include engineers, planners, landscape architects, marketing professionals, those involved in manufacturing & sales of products & materials used in the A/E/C.
  • More information on National Allied AIA Membership
Share This Post: