RIBA Affiliate Membership - why join?

It is not just architects and architects in training who want to be part of the RIBA. If you have a professional interest or passion for architecture and want to become part of the RIBA, you can join as an RIBA Affiliate Member.

It is a terrific opportunity to extend the reach of your professional contacts as it provides a platform to network with individuals within the architectural and wider construction sector.

Based overseas?

The RIBA provides support and services to members located all over the world. If you are based overseas, you can enjoy the benefits of RIBA Affiliate Membership at a reduced subscription rate.

As an RIBA Affiliate Member you will have access to a comprehensive range of professional services and exclusive resources.

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To become an RIBA Affiliate Member please click on 'How to apply' to download and complete an application form.

Refer a friend and receive a £25 RIBA Bookshop voucher 

At the RIBA we've been supporting our members and the architectural profession for over 175 years. Our strength is our members, and as the network grows, so does the influence of our community and power of our voice.

Why not tell a friend or a colleague about why you have decided to join the RIBA network and if they become a member you'll receive a £25 RIBA Bookshop voucher to redeem online. Terms and conditions apply.

To refer a friend

  1. Email membership.development@riba.org or call 020 7307 3686 providing the name, email address and contact number of the friend you are referring, along with the category of RIBA Membership they will be applying for.
  2. We will then contact them to confirm that you were the person that referred them.
  3. The friend you referred will then be asked to write your name and the code WEB001 in the Application Code box on their application form.


RIBA Affiliate Membership benefits
How to apply
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