Founded in 1947, AIA East Bay serves over 900 members across Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, and Solano counties. We support everyone in the industry with the tools they need to flourish: Professionals thrive with business insights and connections to local colleagues, while students gain access to mentorships and educational programs that foster career development. AIA East Bay offers an array of live and hybrid programs centered around environmental issues and sustainability, urban design, housing, and other topics that empower our architectural and design communities. We welcome everyone, from architects to related professionals to students at any stage on their career path.

Our Mission:

We support our community of design professionals by providing opportunities and resources that advance the architectural profession and its practice.

Our Values:

  • Design + Sustainability
  • Diversity
  • Professional Development
  • Stability
  • Integrity, truth, honesty
  • Service
  • Advocacy

Our Vision/Goals:

  • We create more opportunities for active engagement with the larger membership.

  • We develop programs that increase student engagement and involvement.

  • We deepen alliances with likeminded organizations.

  • We facilitate more opportunities for members to share their work and ideas.

  • We produce more programs to educate the public on the value of architects.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

We are committed to broadening equity, diversity, and inclusion to create a stronger profession.

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