AIA Northwest Washington

The Northwest Washington section of AIA Seattle (AIA NWW) represents AIA Architects in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan Counties and is dedicated to promoting great design and supporting the industry through education and resources. AIA NWW exists to support and promote the design profession as an essential component of creating a clean and prosperous future for all. We demonstrate the value of design though education, inspiration, and example.


Upcoming AIA NWW Events – Join us!

Save the Date! Tour of Seattle’s Transformative Architecture

Join us as we road trip to Seattle to tour Founders Hall at the Foster School of Business on the UW campus with the project team, including the architect, contractor, and structural engineer. Enjoy a catered boxed lunch with the whole group, and then an afternoon tour of a multi-family Passive House project with Cascade Built.

  • When: Thursday, September 7 | 8:00-6:00PM PT
  • Where: Roundtrip Bellair Charter coach from Bellingham to Seattle with stops in Mount Vernon and Stanwood.
  • Accessibility: Please contact if you have any specific accommodation needs.

Registration opening soon! Space on the bus is limited so register early.


Save the Date! 2023 AIA NWW Design Awards

Join us in person or online for our 2023 Design Awards.

  • When: Thursday, October 5 | 5:30-7:30PM PT
  • Where: Hotel Leo, Bellingham,WA (pending) or online.
  • Accessibility: Please contact if you have any specific accommodation needs.

Details coming soon – including Call for Submissions and tickets.

Committee Chair(s):

  • Christine Baldwin, AIA
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