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Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd.'s Affiliations

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Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.

We carry out our goals through advocacy, information, and community. Each year the AIA

* Sponsors hundreds of continuing education experiences to help architects maintain their licensure
* Sets the industry standard in contract documents with more than 100 forms and contracts used in the design and construction industry
* Provides countless Web-based resources for emerging architecture professionals. Conducts market research and provides analysis of the economic factors that affect the business of architecture
* Hosts the annual AIA National Convention and Design Exposition
* Serves as an advocate of the architecture profession
* Champions architects’ future by enhancing public belief in the value of design
* Promotes design excellence and outstanding professional achievement through an awards program
AIA Pennsylvania is the statewide component of The American Institute of Architects. Although independently incorporated, AIA Pennsylvania is officially linked to the National AIA and to the eight local AIA chapters in Pennsylvania.

We serve a statewide membership of over 2,500 AIA members.
We represent the interests of architects in state government affairs.
We advocate public policies that emphasize good community design and responsible stewardship of the built and natural environments.
We provide a variety of essential services to members.
We are governed by a statewide Board of Directors representing all eight local AIA chapters. Our work is conducted by a full-time professional staff in our Harrisburg headquarters and by a network of volunteer committees.
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) protects the public health, safety, and welfare by leading the regulation of the practice of architecture through the development and application of standards for licensure and credentialing of architects.