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We invite you to become a member today.  Find out below which membership type is the right one for you. Learn about the benefits of joining us as a member, on our member benefits page.

Costs of Joining
For a full breakdown on the costs of joining AIAri open the document below.
AIAri Membership Categories (pdf) 

Architect Member (AIA)                     Join

Membership is open to individual architects, licensed to practice architecture in a U.S. State or Territory. Joining AIA Rhode Island welcomes you at once into AIA National and into the community of our local chapter. Costs: AIAri Membership Categories (pdf) 

Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)        Join

Associate membership is open to individuals, without an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority who meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Has a professional degree in architecture.
  • Working towards architect licensure (i.e. enrolled in AXP or an ARE candidate*).
  • Works under the supervision of an architect.
  • Is a faculty member in a university program in architecture.
  • Has an architectural license or the equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority (for International Associate Membership).

Joining AIA Rhode Island welcomes you at once into AIA National and into the community of our local chapter. Costs: AIAri Membership Categories (pdf) 

*Licensure Candidates should submit a completed dues waiver which will reduce local Associate member dues: Associate Member Dues Waiver for Licensure Candidates (pdf)

Learn More about the Benefits of Membership >

In addition to all of our benefits you're given through joining AIAri, your membership also supports AIA Rhode Island's commitment to enhance the qaulity of our built environment, and thereby the quality of life. We work to bring together and serve all who are interested in the art and science of architecture as we increase the public's knowledge and understanding of architecture and the architectural profession. 

Corporate Affiliate and Allied Membership

Rhode Island’s rich architectural landscape is the result of architects working alongside engineers, interior designers, developers, contractors, and manufacturers as a team. If you’re looking for ways to market your brand, product and services to our local architects, join our team today as a Corporate Affiliate Member. From invitations to networking events, discounts on our programs and opportunities for company publicity in our chapter publications, Corporate Affiliate Membership is a great means of connecting with our community of architects and industry professionals. 

We’re pleased to further invite select employees as your organizational representatives to become AIA Rhode Island Allied Members as part of your Corporate Affiliate Membership program.  

Learn more about the benefits of joining us as a Corporate Affiliate Member > 


1 year of Corporate Affiliate Membership: $360 

To join, please complete this downloadable form and mail us a check for $360 made out to: AIA Rhode Island at PO Box 9325 Providence, RI 02940.

If you prefer, you can also complete the form online and pay via PayPal

Miscellaneous Forms

Membership upgrade: Associate to Architect Form

Membership transfer: Chapter Transfer Request Form

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