Become an Affiliate Member
Are you a manufacturer? A contractor? An engineer? An architectural photographer? Are you working in a field that is related to architecture? Then this membership category is right for you.
This membership category was created to promote relationship-building opportunities among all the members of the design and construction team. Individual allied members include engineers, planners, landscape architects, sculptors, muralist, artist, those in government, education, journalism, manufacturing, industry, and other fields allied to architecture.
Memberships run on a calendar year, with annual renewals due on December 31. If you are a first-time member joining during the months of January through September, you are considered a member of the current year. If you are a first time member joining in October through December, you are considered a member for the next calendar year (renewing members are not affected). Your membership benefits will start immediately. Full payment is required when you submit your membership application.
Affiliate members must not otherwise be eligible for membership in the Institute.
Corporate Affiliate Membership is open to businesses and industries supporting the design build community while gaining access and visibility to the Chapter’s 2,500+ members. Members include contractors, interiors design firms, manufacturers, engineering firms, distributors, etc.
Corporate Affiliate membership is only recognized at the Chapter level.
Professional Affiliate membership is open to individuals and small businesses including planners, landscape architects, product and technology representatives, artists, and other fields in the design build industry. Individuals must not be otherwise eligible for membership in the National Institute.
AIA|DC Professional Membership is only recognized at the Chapter level.
Annual Dues: $150.00
Eligibility: Unassigned membership is a supplemental available to any Architect member with current membership in good standing in an assigned Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Unassigned members receive all the benefits of AIA|DC Chapter membership except voting rights.