Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

Fellow of the American Institute of Architects is a postnominal title or membership, designating an individual who has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
Fellowship is bestowed by the Institute on AIA-member architects who have made outstanding contributions to the profession through design excellence, contributions in the field of architectural education, or to the advancement of the profession. In 2014, fewer than 3,200 of the more than 80,000 AIA members were fellows. Honorary Fellowship is awarded to foreign architects, and to non-architects who have made substantial contributions to the field of architecture or to the Institute.


Fellowships are awarded according to the following categories of nomination:
Architects recognized with FAIA include: