About AIA Memphis

AIA Memphis is a chapter of the American Institute of Architects serving Memphis and all of West Tennessee.

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Our Mission

Our Mission is to promote architecture and the profession; advocate for livable and sustainable communities; and serve as a resource for our members.

Established in 1953, AIA Memphis has served West Tennessee as the local chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) for over 60 years. Members of AIA from across the globe have worked with each other and their communities to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings and cityscapes. Our local voices join more than 85,000 architects and allied professionals who work together to create a better future by design. We are proud to be a part of the AIA family who over the past 150 years have advanced the profession not only through shared knowledge, but by establishing standards for education, ethics, and service to the community that brings the health, safety and welfare of our diverse communities to the forefront.

AIA Memphis is one of over 300 chapters across the country and around the world serving the industry and the public at the local, state and national levelOur mission is to promote architecture and the profession; advocate for livable and sustainable communities; and serve as a resource for our members.

For more information on the national AIA, visit www.aia.org.
For more information on the history of the AIA, visit www.aia150.org.


Office Hours

The AIA Memphis office is located at 511 South Main Street. Our office hours are 9am until 4pm Monday - Friday.

Please call 901.525.3818 to schedule an appointment outside of office hours.