AIA Northern Virginia
aia framework for design excellence
The AIA Framework for Design Excellence represents the defining principles of good design in the 21st century. Comprised of 10 principles, the Framework seeks to inform progress toward a zero-carbon, equitable, resilient, and healthy built environment. The Framework is intended to be accessible and relevant for every architect, every client, and every project, regardless of size, typology, or aspiration. We are requiring each project narrative address the following measures: