AIA Pittsburgh Signature Firms

Enjoy benefits to architectural practice beyond those received by individual AIA Members!



  • A company/firm must have current legal status as a practice offering architectural services and employing one or more registered architects (including sole proprietorships).
  • At least one managing partner/principal must be a current AIA Pittsburgh Member architect.
  • At least 75% of your firm’s registered architects must be AIA Members.
  • A firm must have a policy, when applicable, to promote intern/associate participation with the AIA.  Involvement may include, but is not limited to:
    • Promotion of AIA Pittsburgh events
    • Financial support to attend events and programs
    • Encouragement to join committees
    • Financial contributions towards dues payments
    • Promotion of continuing education
    • Promotion of intern development and path to licensure

Visibility & Recognition:

  • Firm listing in our online directory, recognizing Signature Firm Membership
  • Ability to display a portfolio within your online directory listing
  • Use of the AIA Pittsburgh Signature Firm Logo
  • Promotion of Signature Firm Membership at/during our annual/signature events – including but not limited to Build Pittsburgh, Design Pittsburgh, Annual Membership Meeting, and the President’s Holiday Party.
  • Priority posting in “From the Firms” on our website
  • Firm work featured in a slideshow on our directory (scrolling images)


  • Member pricing for ALL firm members, including non architect staff members where applicable
  • 50% off all website ads
  • 50% off all eColumns ads


  • Complimentary Feature Job Posting on the AIA Pittsburgh website
  • AIA Contract Document charge privileges (Policy – must pay first. Now, signature firms can be invoiced.)