Knowledge Communities

AIA Virginia Knowledge Communities and Professional Interest Areas provide members with the opportunity to network with other members who share their interests and passions.

Virginia IFRAA, the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture, explores the intersection of faith and form. More>>

The Design Committee plans the biannual Design Forum. Contact Marshall Dreiling to find out more about the Design Committee or to get involved.

Virginia Women in Design provides programmatic and networking opportunities surrounding the role of women in the design professions. More>>

The Historic Resources Committee plans various programs and seminars throughout the year on historical topics. More>>

Learn about Knowledge Communities at the National level. More>>


Watch this space, and the individual committee pages, for interactive networking opportunities.

Membership News

  • Your AIA Depends on You

    This organization belongs to the membership, advocates and works on behalf of the membership, and is dependent on vital contributions of time and energy from the membership.

Professional Development News

  • 2018 Class Project

    This year’s class of the Emerging Leaders in Architecture (ELA) program project will focus on the 10th & Page neighborhood of Charlottesville.

Government Advocacy News

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.