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