The American Institute of Architects Minnesota, founded in 1892, is the professional association for architects in the state of Minnesota. As a state component of AIA National, with three local chapters, AIA Minnesota has nearly 2,300 members and a staff of eight professionals. AIA Minnesota provides services to all chapters, produces a regional convention, publishes the award-winning magazine Architecture MN, lobbies on behalf of the profession at the state legislature, and delivers continuing education to all members.

Mission

Advancing a vital profession, vibrant communities, and architecture that endures.

Core Values

Integrity

Soundness.
Wholeness and unity.
The quality of being honest and fair.

Passion

Boundless enthusiasm.
Determination.
Intense, driving conviction

Inclusion

Ensuring openness.
Creating environments in which anyone can feel welcomed, respected, and valued.

Empathy

Understanding another's situation.
Being aware of and sensitive to others' feelings, thoughts, and experiences.


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the 2016 AIA Minnesota Strategic Direction document (PDF)