Allied Members are not Architects, but are professionals in related fields, who collaborate with and support Architects in the creation of the built environment.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is the nation’s largest organization representing members of the architectural profession. AIA is committed to strengthening the value of the architectural profession in the building industry and the community as a whole. As such, AIA Long Beach / South Bay strives to provide members with a network of support and information, comprised of industry professionals in southern California.

Membership in the AIA is an investment in your future that extends your network to fellow professionals at the national, state, and local levels. Once you determine your eligibility in the appropriate membership category below, you can become an AIA member in one of three ways: (1) online from the National AIA website {}; (2) complete the paper application for your membership category; or (3) contact us at your local chapter.

AIA Long Beach / South Bay members enjoy a variety of Continuing Education programs, networking and social events. We are a tight-knit group among some of the largest AIA Chapters in California and the nation.Chapter MAP

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Already an AIA member of another chapter?  Whether you work or live inside or outside of our boundary – AIA Long Beach / South Bay welcomes you!  Click here for our Affiliate Member Application AIALBSB – only $50!



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