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A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

Mission

The object of this Chapter is to promote and forward the objects of the American Institute of Architects, whilst of local objectives are to…

  • Organize and unite its members of the architectural profession;
  • Promote the aesthetic, scientific and practical efficiency of the profession;
  • Advance the scientific and art of planning;
  • Advancing the standards of architectural education, training and practice;
  • Coordinate with the building community and the profession of architecture to ensure the advancement of living standards by improving the environment; and,
  • Make the profession an ever-increasing service to our society.

Other goals of this Chapter are to maintain a foundation for local communication and the sharing of important topical issues that affected the membership and its community. With a proclaimed focus on the understanding of good design in architecture, and the quality of design composition this Chapter has consistently honored these goals by continuing to:

  • Provide Design Awards for the best architectural design accomplished by its members.
  • Sponsor community service programs 
  • Sponsor members as Fellows, FAIA, in recognition of outstanding service to the profession and the Community. 
  • Be recognized for outstanding architectural license preparation seminars
  • Honor architectural students for creative student work, and to foster close relationships with our architecture schools
  • Award student scholarships.
  • Participate in civic partnerships through participation in workshops and task forces organized to address planning and design issues
  • Present programs, seminars and workshops on topics that advance the knowledge and skills of our members