Welcome to AIA-NJ

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) helps architects serve the public’s needs and builds awareness of the role of architects and architecture in American society. The organization was created in 1857. Today, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. the organization represents 86,000 licensed architects and associated professionals.

AIA New Jersey, based in Trenton, is the statewide chapter of the national AIA. The chapter was formed in 1900, uniting the architects of the state by merging the AIA Chapter with the New Jersey Society of Architects. The AIA-NJ chapter has six local sections, which include Architects League of Northern New Jersey, Central Jersey, Newark and Suburban, Jersey Shore, South Jersey and West Jersey. Each section is independent and runs local events and programs for its members.


Licensed Architects, Interns, Associates and Students – there are benefits to all levels of your architectural career. Become a member to start receiving the benefits of being part of the professional organization with over 300 state and local chapters.



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Lightweight Materials Whitepaper

Download the AIA-NJ whitepaper exploring building design with lightweight-framed construction and how it relates to the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

This effort falls under the Codes & Regulations Committee. To find out more about this Community of AIA NJ, click the button to the right to visit the Codes & Regulations page.

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