AIA Middle TN Emerging Professionals

Through knowledge, resources and community, the AIA Emerging Professionals of Middle Tennessee encourages professional growth, leadership development and serve as the collective voice for young architects.

  • Professional development
  • Social networking
  • ARE and IDP panels
  • Design workshops
  • Building tours

Follow the AIA Emerging Professionals Google Group at to learn more!

AAH Lifetime Achievement Award Design Contest

$150 Cash Prize!

The purpose of this design competition is to create a tangible award for the recipient of the AIA Middle TN AAH Lifetime Achievement Award.

Deadline to submit entries is MARCH 2nd!


AIA ARE Prep Powered by Black Spectacles

Are you ready to get licensed? If you’re ready to start your ARE (4.0/5.0) testing process we’ll help you get licensed efficiently, and we’ve got the numbers and reviews to prove it!

* Stay tuned for more information about the next session!

Curious about ARE 5.0?  The cut score process has finished for Project Planning & Design and is underway for Project Development & Documentation, Programming & Analysis, and Practice Management.  CLICK HERE for updates.ARE 4.0 Retires on June 30, 2018. For more information and resources visit the NCARB website here.

Hard Hat Building Tours – Call for Projects!

The AIAMidTN Emerging Professionals host monthly hard hat tours and Draughting Club socials. For the most up to date information on the tours, follow the AIA Emerging Professionals Google Group at and also check our events page by clicking here and our calendar to check for upcoming tours and online registrations.

Do you have a Hard Hat Building Tour worthy project?  Please contact us at to get the process started and share your great work.

We’ve seen upwards of 60 people at our largest tours.

 Call for EP Firm Liaisons

We are looking for EP Firm Liaisons to help better connect our emerging professionals to AIA Middle TN. Are you interested in becoming a firm liaison or learning more? Click here to complete the form!