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Any Architect/Associate member may apply for Emeritus status who has been in good standing in the Institute for fifteen successive years immediately prior to their application, and either (i) has attained the age of 70, and is retired from the profession of architecture, or (ii) is so incapacitated as to be unable to work in the profession.
Emeritus status members certify that:
- They have resigned from my previous firm and relinquished my practice.
- They no longer sign or seal architectural drawings.
- They no longer market my services as an architect or consultant.
- They will refrain from establishing a firm or business name that will imply a continuation of architectural or consulting practice.
You may request an exceptional Emeritus waiver for not meeting the age requirement
If you would like to apply to become an Emeritus member, please download this form, fill it out, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
AIA Fellows are recognized with the AIA’s highest membership honor for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society.
Architects who have made significant contributions to the profession and society and who exemplify architectural excellence can become a member of the AIA College of Fellows. Only 3 percent of the AIA members have this distinction.
- AIA architect members who have been in good standing for at least 10 years may be nominated.
- Nominees must have completed 10 cumulative years as an AIA architect member prior to the nomination deadline.
- If uncertainties exist about the period of membership, and after consulting with the local chapter, please contact Membership History to verify the candidate’s eligibility prior to preparing the submission.