American Institute of Architects: Supporting the Architecture Profession
American Institute of Architects (AIA) is an institute, which offers government activism, education, public outreach, and community renovation to support the construction profession and improve its public appeal. The organization’s headquarters are located in Washington; D.C. AIA also collaborates with other architectural teams to coordinate building industry. Robert Ivy is the CEO and the Executive Vice President of AIA. Check more:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Institute_of_Architects
The organization was founded in 1857, and its main aim was to support the practical and scientific perfection and promote the standing of the occupation.
AIA has more than 90,000 associated professionals and licensed architects. All members are expected to follow the rules to convince customers, the community, and associates of an architect’s enthusiasm to the highest principles in certified practice. AIA has five levels of membership, which include:
Architect members: They are registered to practice building and construction by a certifying authority in the U.S.
Associate members: They are not registered to practice architecture but work under a supervisor. The members are holders of a degree in construction.
International associate members: They have a license from a licensing authority outside U.S.
Emeritus members: These architects have been members of AIA for fifteen years and are 65 years. These members are incapacitated and can no longer work in the architecture field.
Allied members: These are landscape architects, engineers, or planners. This membership is a partnership with the AIA and the American Architectural Foundation.
American Institute of Architects has over 200 employees who work full time. A Board of Directors governs the organization. AIA has other local and state constituents located throughout U.S., Japan, Europe, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom.
AIA architects inspire government advocacy that affects the exercise of the occupation and the value of American life. AIA observes governmental and regulatory activities and uses its power of affiliation to take part in policymaking by state, government, and resident plan makers.
Robert Ivy, the CEO, and the Executive Vice President of AIA consolidate the organization through initiatives that encourage members to serve the public. He has been the CEO from 2011 and during this time, he has intensified community cognizance of the importance and value of all architects.
Before his service in AIA, Robert was the editorial director of McGraw-Hill Construction. He was the chief editor of Architectural Record magazine. Additionally, the National Architecture Fraternity honored Robert for his efficiency in connecting the value of design