Welcome to KSU AIAS!
WHO WE ARE
The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization. The Kansas State University chapter was one of the founding chapters of the American Institute of Architecture Students, back in 1956!
AIAS Value Statements:
IMPACT: We advocate for and enact positive change.
COMMUNITY: We foster an inclusive network of peers that
learn from, support, and drive one another.
GROWTH: We inspire students to reach their greatest
potential through meaningful learning opportunities.
PASSION: We pursue large goals and aspirations through
each member’s enthusiasm.
PERSPECTIVE: We link the profession’s opportunities to
BALANCE: We promote respectful relationships, an
environment of diversity, and a thriving studio culture
WHAT WE DO
Advancing leadership, design, and service among architecture students
We Promote Exellence in Architecture, Education, and Training.
Architectural practice is constantly evolving, and we understand that a large part of this evolution begins within
The AIAS strives to be ahead of the curve; providing our members with invaluable experiences that will prepare
them for entering the profession and beyond.
We Foster an Appreciation of Architecture, Design, and Related Disciplines.
Our events and programs are geared towards encouraging students to discover and ignite their true passions.
Each AIAS opportunity is developed to appeal to students of varying backgrounds, experience levels, and
We Enrich Communities in a Spirit of Collaboration.
Through the Freedom by DesignTM program and other community outreach, we empower our members and
students as a whole to be good citizens on their campuses and in their communities.
We Organize Students and Combine Their Efforts to Advance the Art and Policy of Architecture.
We are the sole student voice in the collateral discussion and decision-making process that include The American
Institute of Architects (AIA), The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), The National Council of
Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).
AIAS At a National Level
Organizational Leadership Hierarchy