professional associations
American Institute of Architects

Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. AIA is a vibrant community of architecture and industry professionals that are transforming the profession. Members enjoy access to industry-best benefits, products and services that support practice and professional development.

The Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) Knowledge Community develops knowledge and information to benefit architects who are engaged in, or who are interested in  learning more about, custom residential practice. CRAN presents information and facilitates the exchange of knowledge and expertise to promote the professional development of its  members via discussion forums, national symposia and conventions, publications, and local activities.         

American Society of Interior Designers

ASID is a community of people driven by a common love for design and committed to the belief that interior design, as a service to people, is a powerful, multi-faceted profession that can positively change people's lives.

Design Trust, Ltd. is an association composed of masters of interior design committed to sharing their wisdom and knowledge in a trusting, peer-to-peer environment. Our intention is to elevate ourselves as professionals, and therefore the profession, as it evolves in a changing world. Design Trust, Ltd. members engage in high-level collegial discussions about the challenges, opportunities and issues that principals of design firms face every day in the areas of business development, human resources, client relations, entrepreneurship, legal and regulatory issues. 

Texas Society of Architects

The Texas Society of Architects/AIA is the voice for Texas architecture, supporting the creation of safe, beautiful, sustainable environments. AIA Houston is the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. AIA Houston is a community of architects coming together to accomplish things in our practices and in our communities that no single architect can do alone.

National Association of Home Builders

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) helps its members build communities. Each year, NAHB’s members construct about 80% of the new homes built in the United States, both single-family and multifamily. NAHB strives to protect the American Dream of housing opportunities for all, while working to achieve professional success for its members who build communities, create jobs and strengthen our economy.

Texas Association of Builders

The Texas Association of Builders is dedicated to creating a positive business environment for the housing industry by addressing the housing issues of the people of Texas. The Texas Builders Foundation serves as a resource to students, the residential construction industry, and the citizens of the State of Texas. Our mission is to support and develop the future of Texas’ construction workforce and facilitate the charitable activities of the residential construction industry.