Becoming a member

The Australian Institute of Architects is the peak industry body for Architecture in Australia.

Being a Member of the Australian Institute of Architects gives you access to a network of over 10,000 of your peers and allows you to take advantage of programs, products and services that have been developed by the profession for the profession. It also allows you to contribute to the voice of the profession through advocacy and engagement in the built environment.

Engagement in your local professional network, through committees, events and professional programs

  • Access to significant discounts on CPD online and face to face products as well all state and National events
  • Architecture Australia Magazine
  • Ability to engage in the National Architecture Awards program and competitions, prizes and other awards
  • Free ability to list your practice on, which is promoted with a National TV campaign*
  • Heaps more!

How to join:

Call 1800 770 617 to find out about membership options available to you

Browse our website for information on types of membership, the benefits and discounts you receive as a member, and membership rates.

To become an Institute member you must have completed a Bachelor of Architecture at a recognised Australian University.

The Australian Institute of Architects objectives are to:
  • Advance the interests of members, their professional standards and contemporary practice
  • Expand and advocate the value of architects and architecture to the sustainable growth of our community, economy and culture.