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History[ edit ] stamp commemorating the AIA's centennial The American Institute of Architects was founded in New York City in by a group of 13 architects to "promote the scientific and practical perfection of its members" and "elevate the standing of the profession. Upjohn and Joseph C. Wellswith Richard Upjohn serving as the first president.
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They met on February 23, and decided to invite 16 other prominent architects to join them, including Alexander Jackson DavisThomas U. Walterand Calvert Vaux.
Prior to their establishment of the AIA, anyone could claim to be an architect, as there were no schools of architecture or architectural licensing laws in the United States. Walter, of Philadelphialater suggested the name be changed to American Institute of Architects. The members signed the new constitution on April 15,having filed a certificate of incorporation two days earlier.
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Louisand Washington, D. As ofAIA has more than chapters.
A design competition was held in the mids to select an architect for a new AIA headquarters in Washington. In honor of the th anniversary of the organization, the building was formally renamed in the "American Center for Architecture" and is also home to the American Institute of Architecture Students, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the National Architectural Accrediting Board.
Membership[ edit ] More than 90, licensed architects and associated professionals are members. Interactive Design sums us up pretty darn good.
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We are relationship architects, building responsive and lasting connections with clients that best suit our capacities. Successful projects are the outcome of our work because thriving relationships are our goal. To build positive, lasting client relationships, we know that we must begin with understanding. Years of experience and hundreds of projects have confirmed that the path to success hinges not only on the design process, but on thoughtful listening and patient attention to the demands and nuances of a client and their culture.
We play well with others.
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This is a bold statement, especially among architects. For many firms, collaborating with a fellow architect falls into the category of unspeakable horrors.
We are not this type of firm. For us, collaboration is an opportunity…to create, to learn, to interact with other thought leaders in our profession.
We know that communication is better when it is direct. IDEA is comprised of a team of leaders, practiced and talented architects empowered to serve clients directly, expertly and efficiently.