While you focus on the business of architecture, AIA Virginia supports and protects you by monitoring and influencing legislation and regulation at the state level.

Staying current in your profession is critical to your success. We provide a wide range of professional development opportunities in locations throughout the state.

Good architecture and design affect the quality of life for all the citizens of Virginia. We communicate the value of your work and the role you play in the community.

Professional relationships enrich your career. We help connect you with colleagues who share common challenges, opportunities, and interests. Check out the 2017 AIA Virginia Welcome Packet and the AIA Member Guide for more information.

Rob Smith at Chartwell Capital offers all AIA Virginia members a complimentary review of the following:

  • Financial Planning Issues
  • Legal Advice
  • Health Insurance
  • Property and Casualty Insurance ( even auto and homeowners)
  • Life, Long Term Care, Annuities and Retirement Plans
  • Ancillary Benefits, like Dental, Vision, Tele-doc, Pharmacy, etc.

View the complete AIA Virginia Benefits Package from Chartwell Capital Advisors

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Membership News

Professional Development News

  • Young Architects Forum Regional Director

    Are you an AIA Member interested in the issues confronting young architects? Would you like to help the Young Architects Forum (YAF) address these issues? Then, you may be just the person we’re

Government Advocacy News

  • When Statutes Override Contracts Document swirl

    We see them all the time: overreaching indemnity provisions that might compromise our professional liability insurance coverage and hold firms accountable for a catalog of frightening claims and damages.

Virginia Accord

  • The Virginia Accord

    Bringing together the planning and design disciplines to examine two key themes critical to the future — job creation and environmental sustainability — on Sept. 19-20, 2014 at the Virginia Accord.