RIBA-USA formed in 1997 and represents the professional and educational interests of members residing in the United States of America. It is a member led group that sits in the larger RIBA Americas Region which, itself, supports members in both North and South America.
RIBA-USA is made up of seven operating chapters in the United States: New York, Boston, LA, Philadelphia, Arizona, San Francisco and Washington.
RIBA-USA seeks to:
- promote professional excellence, a diverse membership, a belief in continuing education and the maintenance of professional standards, programmes, conferences and networking
- educate the public about the impact and relevance of the work of RIBA-USA members, the field of architecture and good design, serving society’s needs for resilient and sustainable environments which help to improve quality of life
- encourage and support all students seeking to enter the profession
RIBA-USA Inc is a US registered 501(c)(3) tax exempt Non-Profit Corporation.