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The Center for Civic Leadership

The mission of the AIA Center for Civic Leadership is to advance leadership among architects to promote livable, healthy, sustainable, and quality-designed environments for future generations through community participation and advocacy.

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The Leadership Institute

“The vision of the Leadership Institute is to provide leadership education for architects and emerging professional to empower AIA members towards becoming effective leaders within their firms and within the communities they serve.

Sponsored by the College of Fellows in partnership with the Center for Civic Leadership, the Young Architects Forum, and the Small Firm Round Table.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Calling All Citizen Architects
AIA is calling on members across the country to join the Advocacy Network as Citizen Architects. Whether you are looking to make a difference in your local community or advance leadership across the spectrum of government, institutions, or neighborhoods, identifying as a Citizen Architect allows AIA to recognize your service through programs such as the citizen architect award, and to provide the tools you need to make the impact you desire.
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Living Your Life as a Leader
           

 

Living Your Life as a Leader - Second Edition

With a focus on leadership development, the American Institute of Architects Center for Civic Leadership was tasked to produce a personal leadership tool to enable architects to cultivate their leadership potential. The Center’s effort resulted in the publication of the “Living Your Life as a Leader, Creating Your Personal Leadership Plan”A strategic tool to promote leadership capabilities and build capacity in the profession is essential. The “Living Your Life as a Leader, Creating Your Personal Leadership Plan” is that tool.

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With a focus on leadership development, the American Institute of Architects Center for Civic Leadership was tasked to produce a personal leadership tool to enable architects to cultivate their leadership potential. The Center’s effort resulted in the publication of the “Living Your Life as a Leader, Creating Your Personal Leadership Plan”A strategic tool to promote leadership capabilities and build capacity in the profession is essential. The “Living Your Life as a Leader, Creating Your Personal Leadership Plan” is that tool.

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The mission of the AIA Center for Civic Leadership is to advance leadership among architects to promote livable, healthy, sustainable, and quality-designed environments for future generations through community participation and advocacy. 

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Publications

Living Your Life as a Leader V.2

The Second edition of this personal leadership tool to enable architects to cultivate their leadership potential. Order the Second Edition Now

Creating a Citizen Architect Committee

This handbook guides AIA Components on how to set up an organizational structure that encourages and supports civic engagement. Read More

Living your Life as a Leader V.1

The AIA's leadership handbook serves as a reference and guide to your personal leadership development. Read More

 
 

Citizen Architect

The AIA recognizes a Citizen Architect as an AIA member that applies their design insights, talents and training to advance leadership, advocacy, and civic engagement, and within their community, strive to be the voice of the profession to other members and the general public.

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 AIA Leadership Programs

Looking for a leadership program in your region. Check out this list of national programs curated by the AIA Small Firm Exchange. 

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Leadership Institute 2016

This annual event provides leadership education that empowers architects and emerging professionals towards becoming effective leaders within their firms and within the communities they serve. The 2016 Leadership Institute hub will be located in Washington, DC with Satellite locations in Dallas, Texas, Indianapolis, Indiana, and San Francisco, California.

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