AIA Seattle is seeking dynamic and passionate candidates for two positions: Membership & Development Coordinator and Communications Coordinator.

We are a small office of 11 highly collaborative team members that believe in what we’re doing and are excited by the prospect of helping our members make a difference in our city. Learn more and apply here.

Bring your questions for our panel and join us as we dive into the Future of Workplace Design!

Part of AIA’s Design After Quarantine Series, this panel will explore how architects are re-imagining workplace design, what clients are asking for, and how the workplace will change as a result of our experiences with COVID.

CAE: The State of Higher Education – A Look at Today & Tomorrow | January 20

Look to our events calendar for the listing of upcoming committee meetings.

Join Laddership to connect with small groups for peer mentorship! Submit an application to join either as a Mentor or an Emerging Professional.

Through advocacy, AIA Seattle promotes a well-designed, sustainable city with opportunities for all and creates opportunities for architects to impact public policy and civic issues. Check out some of the ways we advocated for architects in 2020 here.

December in state and local advocacy: a state legislative session like no other; Climate Advocacy Week wrap-up; new affordable housing measures in Seattle; and more! The December Advocacy Update is also available online.

AIA Seattle’s 2020 ADU Tour has been moved to an online format – the ADU Showcase. This Showcase highlights ADUs designed by AIA Seattle member architects. Each ADU is uniquely designed based on local regulations, site conditions, family needs, and client preferences

We are accepting applications for attached or detached ADUs to showcase on our website. You can find more info here and access the submittal form to submit your project. Stay tuned for the online showcase!

When Seattle Shakes explores how to align the goals of historic preservation and resilient design by understanding the most effective ways of protecting a city’s historic building stock against earthquakes.

Due to COVID 19 restrictions and social distancing practices, When Seattle Shakes will be our first exhibit that will be designed to be viewed online via our exhibition website – coming soon!

AIA Northwest Washington (NWW) serves our members in North Puget Sound, supporting and promoting the design profession through educational programs and other activities. Check here for their latest updates.

NWW 2018 International Residential Code Update | January 21, 2021

Congrats to the 2020 NWW Design Award Winners! More info about the jury, event, and winning projects here.

AIA Seattle provides the architecture community with the resources to make a difference through design.

New digital resources are available for ARE  and compensation.

You can also check out our resources for Advocacy, COVID–19, and  Racial Justice.

As AIA Seattle reflects on our pursuit of racial justice, we are committing to a process of transparency in what measurable actions we are taking. As a member-led organization, we are establishing this evolving list for the sake of mutual accountability — so you may see what we are doing, and tell us where we should be moving in the future.

AIA Seattle believes our world needs the visionary and integrative thinking of architects and designers, and that design solutions can positively impact our communities. Guided by our values of excellence, advocacy, integrity, equity, stewardship, and collaboration, we prepare our profession to lead, and deploy design to make a difference, so that we are all able to do our best work in a culture of design that fosters equitable, resilient, thriving communities. Read about the planning process, member feedback and our mission, vision, values in our new strategic plan.

Design in Public

VIA Architecture's SDF2020 Community Spotlight Installation

Seattle Design Festival

Seattle Design Festival virtually connected designers, community members and civic leaders to explore the ways design improves our city and our lives - August 15-23, 2020. Read more

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