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Mission and Vision

Our Mission

To enhance, develop, educate and promote the value of the residential design professional.


Our Vision

The American Institute of Building Design (AIBD), a nonprofit professional organization established in 1950, strives to protect and enhance our member's ability to practice their profession. AIBD is committed to providing quality continuing education to ensure that our members remain current with technology, materials and building codes. AIBD is also committed to establishing and maintaining professional relationships with other trade, business, and professional organizations within the design and construction industry.

At all times AIBD will hold itself to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism as specified by our institute's by laws and code of ethics and will uphold the protection of the health, welfare, and safety of the general public. This commitment is to the public and industry we serve and the profession we represent.

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AIBD Membership

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Sells building products or offers building design support services (landscape design, building official, contractor, etc).


A professional educator or teacher who is not currently a practicing building designer.


Standard level of membership for those actively engaged in the practice of building design.


Is enrolled either full or part time, in architecture or engineering, architectural drafting or design technology in a university, college, community college, vocational school, career institution or high school.


Corporate members provide products or services to regional or national markets. Corporate members may have representatives in one or more states and should they choose to become involved as Associate members, their local membership dues is included with the national membership. Nonprofit organizations pay a substantially reduced membership fee.


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