If you are an individual on track for licensure while either in school or employed, participating in career responsibilities recognized by licensing authorities as constituting credit toward licensure (intern), under the supervision of an architect in a professional or technical capacity, A faculty member in a university program in architecture or hold a professional degree in architecture, you are eligible to join the AIA as an Associate member.

Joining the AIA can greatly assist you in your professional development. Whether it’s assistance with the licensing process through group study sessions, study materials or seminars to networking with peers and industry leaders, AIA can help.

Below, you’ll find a detailed list of membership benefits…

Associate Lunches – If you have questions about the IDP process or the A.R.E. 4.0, come to our monthly Associate Lunches! Find out when the next lunch meeting is on the AIA Arizona Calendar. (Associate events are in blue).

Paths to Licensure - Which path is for me? Where do I start? Click here to learn more

A.R.E. Seminars – Make sure to frequently check the website for upcoming seminars!

Networking – Get connected with industry professionals and have a voice by sitting on AIA committees, click here for more committee information. The local AIA chapters also host monthly chapter meetings, visit your chapter website for more information (contact information for local chapters is located on the bottom of the home page).

Facebook - Connect with your peers through our Facebook group. Click here.

Twitter – Get the latest updates from AIA Arizona Associates on Twitter. Click here.

*****The local associates dues for 10/1/15 – 3/31/16 are $124.00, there are no state dues*****

Download our member benefits and resources guide

New Grads – Join the AIA no and get 18 months of membership for FREE! AIA Arizona extends  special offer to individuals who have graduated with a degree in architecture from an accredited school of Architecture. Eligible individuals must provide a copy of their diploma with there application. This offer provides qualified individuals up to 18 months of FREE membership at all three levels national, state and local. Apply now!

International Associates – If you are an individuals who is licensed to practice architecture in a country other than the United States you are eligible to become an International Associate AIA member. International associate members may use the Intl Assoc. AIA credential which recognizes them as individuals who are licensed to practice architecture in another country other than the United States. Click here for the application.

Transferring to Arizona – Welcome to Arizona! We look forward to meeting you. To transfer your membership from one component to another, please contact

Newly Licensed – Congratulations on becoming licensed! To upgrade your membership from Associate to Professional, please contact



AIA Arizona Associate Director
Doug Nielsen , Assoc. AIA
AIA Phoenix Metro Associate Director
Ben Ayers, Assoc. AIA
AIA Southern Arizona Associate Director
Arizona Board of Technical Registration
1110 W. Washington, Ste 240
Phoenix, Arizona 85017
(602) 364-4930
(602) 364-4931 fax
AIA Emerging Professionals
AIA National Associates Committee

Press Room

The American Institute of Architects Arizona Component is a one-stop resource for members of the media who are seeking architecture and design contacts for interviews, statistical data and information about the profession within the State of Arizona.

Please direct all media inquiries to:
Diana Smith
Director of Local Chapters
P: 602-252-4200
F: 602-273-6814

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