Knowledge Communities

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The AIA is making it easy for you to connect with your colleagues—like-minded professionals who share your same interests. Join one of our local Knowledge Communities, or visit the AIA National website to learn more about other AIA Knowledge Communities that appeal to your specific professional interests, which you can also join.

Local Knowledge Communities:

Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN)

Contact: Mary Cerrone, AIA

CRAN is a Knowledge Community of AIA for members who practice residential architecture for individual homeowners. CRAN has been establishing regional and individual city chapters across the country within the AIA to grow its membership and provide a results-based platform to fulfill its mission of supporting, advocating and educating its members. More information.

Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP)

Contact: Mark Dietrick, AIA and John Lingley, Assoc. AIA

The AIA TAP serves as a resource for AIA members, the profession, and the public in the deployment of computer technology in the practice of architecture. Technology in Architectural Practice monitors the development of computer technology and its impact on architecture practice and the entire building life cycle, including design, construction, facility management, and retirement or reuse. More information.