About AIA Colorado

AIA Colorado—the Colorado Chapter of the American Institute of Architects—is the voice of the architecture profession in Colorado. Through advocacy, leadership development, education and resources for architects, the organization supports architecture professionals in designing a better world where we all can live, work and play. Our statewide network of 2,600 members includes architects, those working toward licensure and allied industry professionals.

Find our new office—by appointment only—at The Alliance Center in downtown Denver.

AIA Colorado
1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 312
Denver, CO 80202

Have a question? Reach out to the AIA Colorado staff or Board of Directors.

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Anschutz Health Sciences Building | Connie Zhou

AIA Colorado is a nationally accredited component of the AmerIcan Institute of Architects

Our Mission

Elevating the architecture profession to design a more equitable, sustainable, and beautiful Colorado.

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The Gunnison County Library | James Ray Spahn

Our Imperatives

Our community has the ability, opportunity, and responsibility to advance:

A culture of belonging marked by justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Environmental stewardship to mitigate climate impacts and protect resources.

Attainable housing so our clients, our workforce, and all our neighbors can live here.

Our Values


We believe that a connected community of architects can do more than any individual.


Architecture is serious business, but we honor having fun and sharing success.


We work to equip the architecture community to set change in motion.


We find ways for architecture to help make things right in our society.


We move forward with purpose, never satisfied with the status quo.

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City Heights Residence Halls | David Lauer
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Royal Norwegian Embassy Renovation | Alan Karchmer / OTTO

Let’s Talk

The AIA Colorado staff is responsible for directing operations while the AIA Colorado Board of Directors oversees the organization’s strategy, finances and programs. Not sure who to contact? Fill out the form below, and we’ll see it gets to the right person.

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