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AIA New York Chapter and Center for Architecture Membership Categories

Architect Member (AIA)* is for those licensed to practice architecture in U.S. State or Territory.

Fellow (FAIA)* is for registered architect members of over 10 years who the National AIA Jury of Fellows has honored for contributing notably to the advancement of the profession of architecture.

Click HERE for a full list of active New York Chapter Fellows as of Feb. 2008 (PDF)

Emeritus Members (can be AIA or FAIA)* are registered architects who have been AIA members for 15 successive years and are 60 years of age and fully retired or 70 years of age, or are incapacitated and unable to work in the profession.

Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)* is for those who

  • Are interns participating in career responsibilities and working toward licensure
  • Are working under the supervision of an architect
  • Hold a degree in architecture from an NAAB accredited school. (Complimentary membership is available for up to 18 months, ending on 12/31 of year following graduation).
  • Are faculty members in a university program in architecture

International Associate Architect Member (Int'l Assoc. AIA)* is for those who hold an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S. Licensing authority.



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