With approximately 1,700 members throughout the Greater Metro Atlanta area, the Atlanta chapter of The American Institute of Architects is an energetic, creative, and agile advocate for architects, design professionals, students and the general public. With a diverse membership comprised of professionals from a variety of backgrounds–traditional firms, allied professional firms, retired professionals, colleges, universities, government centers, product showrooms, manufacturing facilities and home offices–all members have one connecting and powerful thread in common: a fine appreciation of architecture and design. AIA Atlanta is well suited to meet any and all levels of interest and expertise in architecture and design. With a vast array of committees, educational programs, seminars and social events, AIA Atlanta expands opportunities, both professionally and personally. AIA Atlanta advances the quality of life in our communities through inspiration and leadership in both design and the build environment.