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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 San Antonio’s mission is to unite the community of architects to advance architecture as a professional craft and shape a more liveable and sustainable future.

Since 1953, AIA San Antonio has been serving the professional needs of architects and allied professionals working in fields related to architecture, design and construction. Currently, AIA San Antonio has more than 600 professional members and a wide network of allied members in the greater San Antonio area, providing the architecture community with resources and relationships to make a positive impact through design and community involvement.

The chapter achieves its mission through programs and services that educate members, highlight exceptional design, and communicate the value of architects and architecture to the San Antonio and surrounding counties.
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.