The Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is a professional organization incorporated on August 10, 1955 that serves the local architect, promotes architecture and the built environment within the Chapter’s boundaries.

  • We provide resources to the community for professional development and education, and serve as a vital link to local professionals, as well as other Chapter components of the AIA.

  • Organizationally, the Chapter is a local membership organization incorporated as a 501(c)6 Non-Profit Corporation and guided by the laws of the State of California.


AIA Silicon Valley is part of a larger network of over 95,000 members nationally, connecting members with mentors, collaborators, and peers. We share a passion for architecture and a desire to change the world through design.


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Why AIA Silicon Valley

AIA Silicon Valley provides its membership with convenient access to local, state and national resources.

  • Creates a framework for education, networking and socialization.
  • Enhances the quality of its work and its professional lives.
  • Facilitates communication among its members.
  • Provides a knowledge resource to the community.
  • Provides a forum for advocacy within the community.
  • Promotes the longevity and prosperity of the architecture profession.
  • Celebrates its members’ successes and its value to the community.