American Institute of Architects is a professional institution for architects in the United States. It was founded in 1857, to focus on improving the architect’s future. In today’s world, the architects face many challenges including climatic change which affects building resulting in collapsing of these buildings. AIA organization aims at providing solutions to these and other problems.
Robert Ivy, the CEO of AIA, has contributed much to ensure that AIA achieves its mission of providing public safety when working with design and construction. Robert Ivy combines various skills and software programmers to ensure that the public is safe. The architect also strives to ensure that the design and the materials used have a positive impact on the occupant`s health. He also believes that by collaborating with other associations outside AIA fields results to a positive impact and assists in creating an appealing outcome.
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The America Institute of Architects can oversee that their projects fulfill their vision through refocusing the architectural lens on health improvement. AIA works together with other Professional Organizations to ensure that their members receive numerous benefits which include;
• Availability of educational resources
The institution employs staff to carry out research and provide information and tools needed by members. The information is then made available to members through the website, newsletters, and webinars.
• Job securing help
The association gives a chance to the members to network during conferences and other functions to build a relationship with other professionals which may result in job opportunities. Membership also provides online access where they can get career assistance.
• Selecting a workplace
Being a member of AIA will enable one to join the associations that specialize with architects.
• Boost credibility
Both hiring managers and clients have the confidence to architects who are members of AIA as the institution has set in place code of ethics that`s followed by the accountable architects. The members also gain a rank in their CVs as the institution is widely known for the unmatched services they offer.
Robert Ivy as the Executive Vice President encourages qualified and licensed architects to join and become part of the prospering family of AIA.