Welcome to AIA Seattle

We provide the architecture community with resources and relationships to make a difference through design.

Founded in 1894, AIA Seattle is a not-for-profit professional association of architects, allied professionals, and laypeople. AIA Seattle is committed to excellence in architecture and service to the public.

Future-Ready Building: Disruptive Technology & Data-Driven Design


Federal, State and Local Advocacy Updates – and a new Advocacy Manager

The past month has been an active one for advocacy on the built environment, at every level, from city to state to federal. As always, AIA advocacy is led by our members’ interests, and enhanced by the expertise and engagement

Connect – Pathways to Volunteer Engagement

During this social happy hour, you will hear from other members about what they find rewarding and how to engage in the process. New members are encouraged to attend to connect with engaged volunteer leaders. Existing members will learn about

Register Now For Our Upcoming Code Evolutions Seminars

AIA Seattle's Code Committee wants to help you learn and understand the upcoming updates to the Washington State Energy Code, International Building Code, and the Seattle Building Code. Read more

Smarter Buildings: At the Intersection of Architecture, Design, and Technology

Smarter Buildings explores advancements in the field of building technology through case studies of the world’s smartest buildings. As this year’s recipient of AIA Seattle Emerging Professionals Scholarship, architect Derik Eckhardt traveled to Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Boston, Copenhagen, Dubai, London, Portland and

AIA Seattle Announces 2017 Travel Scholarship Recipient

Garrett Nelli Assoc. AIA is the 2017 recipient of AIA Seattle's Emerging Professionals Travel Scholarship, for his proposal, "Public Interest: Redefining the Architect’s Role in and Responsibility to Society." Read more

AIA Seattle Announces 2017 Fellows

The 2017 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects elevated four AIA Seattle members to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant national contributions to the profession. Read more

Design in Public


Seattle Design Festival 2017: POWER

The 2017 Seattle Design Festival will be September 9-22. Read more


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