Individual BSA/AIA MembershipJoin Now
AIA membership is for architects who want to share the knowledge, resources and strength of the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the national professional association. Together we help create better places to work and live through standards-setting, education, advocacy and professional development.
- Online continuing-education (CE) transcript
- CE support to assist with license protection
- Use of prestigious AIA credentials
Firm MembershipExplore Firm Membership
Firm membership broadens your own peer network, supports local emerging professionals and highlights the value of good design to the general public. Being a member can strengthen your firm's involvement in shaping the future of the profession. The Firm dues support our strong legislative advocacy programs in Massachusetts and the work of our active and dedicated committees, task forces and networks. The BSA/AIA works for our members in many ways, including our robust continuing-education opportunities throughout the year.
- 50 percent off BSA Space room rentals, including our waterfront BSA gallery space.
- 50 percent off BSA online job listings
- 25 percent off AIA Contract Documents
Associate AIAExplore Associate AIA
Associate AIA membership is for those who want to learn, network, and shape the future of the architecture profession. This is your membership if you are not yet licensed as an architect, but are working towards licensure. You may also become an Associate AIA member if you do not have a license and do not plan to become licensed, but have a degree in architecture or a related field.
BSA Allied MembershipExplore BSA Allied Membership
BSA Allied membership is designed to help companies promote their brand, products, and services to architects and other building-industry professionals. Examples of those eligible for Allied membership includes, consultants, builders, contractors, engineers, real estate professionals, interior designers, landscape architects, attorneys, manufacturers, distributors, service providers and anyone else who works with or hopes to work with AIA architects and other BSA members.
International Assoc. AIAExplore International Assoc. AIA
People come from all over the world to practice architecture in our city, famous for its historic and diverse architecture as well as its leading design colleges. International Associate AIA membership is for those who are currently registered to practice architecture in a country other than the United States.
Professional AffiliateExplore Professional Affiliate
Professional affiliate membership is for individual industry-professionals and design-firm staff members other than architects who wish to participate more actively in the design community.
Student AffiliateExplore Student Affiliate
The Boston Society of Architects (BSA) welcomes full-time students interested in architecture and the built environment to become more involved with the amazing committees, programs, events, learning, and networking that the BSA can offer—all for free!
BSA SubscriberExplore BSA Subscriber
Want the inside scoop on the Boston architecture scene? The BSA Subscriber membership allows AIA, International Associate AIA, and Associate AIA members of other AIA chapters to stay in the loop by subscribing to the BSA’s publications.
Rather Pay in Monthly Installments?
If you'd like to arrange payment by installments for your 2018 BSA membership dues, simply click this link to fill out your details: Payment Plan form. Once you have completed your form you may email it to [email protected] or mail it to our our street address: 290 Congress Street, suite 200, Boston MA 02210.
PLEASE NOTE: AIA National has a separate AIA only installment program which is available online each year, October 1 through April 30 (to look at the 2018 paper form, click here). Email the AIA National office for more information about enrolling.
What can Membership Achieve?
As the collective voice of the local design community, the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) brings together building-industry professionals to collaborate, exchange ideas, learn and become part of our amazing network. Participating together, we can create better places to work and live through standards-setting, education and advocacy. Call (617) 391-4010 or email memb[email protected].
BSA Membership Resources
Membership means access to premier education opportunities; legislative advocacy on behalf of the profession; support for the creation of safe, fair, and equitable business practices; networking with architects; ways to give back to our communities; and access to independent journalism and the latest local design news. View membership resources and information at architects.org/members.