AIA Rhode Island

Advocates for the role of architecture and architects, in elevating the quality of the built environment for all.

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About Us

Founded in 1875, The American Institute of Architects Rhode Island, Inc. (AIA Rhode Island) is a 501(c)(6) professional association representing over 250 architects, architectural design professionals, and allied members.

AIA Rhode Island is highly committed to excellence in architecture and service to the public, endeavoring to bring together and serve all who are interested in the art and science of architecture. The organization is dedicated to enhancing the quality of our built environment, and thereby the quality of life. AIA Rhode Island aspires to increase the public’s knowledge and understanding of the architectural profession, expand the knowledge of all participating in the architectural process, and improve the quality of services provided by architectural professionals. The organization offers many programs that enhance the public understanding of design, as well as the practice of architecture. AIA Rhode Island is a state component of The American Institute of Architects and is the seventh oldest AIA chapter.

  • 2024 AIAri Golf Classic
    GOLFERS: Registration is now open for dinner and reception, individual, and group packages on: Monday, September 9th, 2024. SPONSORS: If you or your organization are interested in sponsoring a portion of the event, an assortment of options are available; offering great visibility and recognition at registration, out on the course, the 19th hole or all three.… Read more: 2024 AIAri Golf Classic
    AIA Rhode Island Architectural Forum is pleased to announce its Fourteenth Annual Scholarship Awards Program. Scholarship funds will be credited to the winning student’s college account for the payment of tuition costs. The Scholarship Award committee of the AIA Rhode Island Architectural Forum reviews applications and determines how many scholarships to award and in what amount. Learn… Read more: ARCHITECTURAL FORUM SCHOLARSHIPS

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