Air Barrier Association of America
The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) is a national, not-for-profit trade association that consists of a wide cross section of stakeholders in the building enclosure industry. Their membership includes manufacturers, architects, engineers, trade contractors, researchers, testing & audit agencies, consultants and building owners.

AIA Iowa
Our mission is to serve the AIA Iowa membership by being the voice of the profession of architecture, promoting the value of good design, and advocating for the health and safety of the public.

AIA Minnesota
The American Institute of Architects Minnesota, founded in 1892, is the professional association for architects in the state of Minnesota. As a state component of AIA National, with three local chapters, AIA Minnesota has nearly 2,300 members and a staff of nine professionals. AIA Minnesota provides services to all chapters, produces a regional convention, publishes the award-winning magazine Architecture MN, lobbies on behalf of the profession at the state legislature, and delivers continuing education to all members.

AIA North Dakota
AIA North Dakota, a state chapter of AIA, is based in Bismarck, North Dakota and represents over 200 members. In addition to the professional membership categories indicated below, AIA North Dakota also provides Allied membership for those individuals who are engaged in a practice or business related to architecture.

AIA South Dakota
AIA South Dakota is a non-profit membership organization made up of architects, future architects, and partners in the built design industries. We are a state chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Our members tap into a network of design professionals from across our state to enjoy great opportunities to learn, share, and promote architecture as well as to advance the important idea that design matters in every South Dakota community

AIA Wisconsin
AIA Wisconsin advocates for the value of architecture and give architects the resources they need to do their best work. Our work drives positive change through the power of design.

Association of Licensed Architects
The Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) supports architects and professions related to architecture, throughout their careers.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota Office
AGC of Minnesota is the first recognized chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America. The association operates as a centralized point of focus for information dissemination, labor relations, education and training, and for advocacy on important industry-related issues. The diverse and collective knowledge of AGC of Minnesota is powerful and impacts the building and highway construction industries throughout the state.

The goal of Archinect is to make architecture more connected and open-minded, and bring together designers from around the world to introduce new ideas from all disciplines.

Brick Industry Association
The Brick Industry Association (BIA) is the national trade association representing distributors and manufacturers of clay brick and suppliers of related products and services. Since its founding in 1934, the association has been the nationally recognized authority on clay brick construction.

Construct Tomorrow
Construct Tomorrow was founded in 2013 to bring awareness to high school students about the remarkable post-secondary career opportunities in the construction and building trades industries.

International Masonry Institute
Team IMI consists of architects, engineers, construction managers, skilled craftworkers and instructors, offering what no other group can: expertise in training, craftsmanship, design, installation and marketing. That means buildings built by union craftworkers and contractors get built the right way.

Masonry Advisory Council
The Masonry Advisory Council (MAC) is a non-profit organization that provides support to the masonry construction industry. Since 1937 we’ve delivered ongoing collaboration through masonry education, technical literature, research, and training within the industry as a whole.

Masonry Institute of Iowa
In 1975 some farsighted masonry contractors and associated industry representatives from throughout Iowa met with the purpose of finding a way to assist their industry in a continued orderly growth. A group decision was made to form a promotion arm of the Masonry Contractors Association of Iowa to be known as the Masonry Institute of Iowa.

Mason Contractors Association of America
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, fostering a safe work environment, recruiting future manpower, and marketing the benefits of masonry materials.

Minnesota Historical Society
The Minnesota Historical Society preserves Minnesota’s past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history in meaningful ways, for today and for tomorrow. Because history matters!

National Concrete Masonry Association
NCMA knows concrete masonry systems deliver the best in building. Our association fights the advocacy fight to safeguard the work of our members, and through widespread promotion, we help make concrete masonry the first choice for designers, builders, and property owners, so communities are improved and made more resilient.

Portland Cement Association
The Portland Cement Association (PCA), founded in 1916, is the premier policy, research, education, and market intelligence organization serving America’s cement manufacturers. PCA members represent over 90% of U.S. cement production capacity and have facilities in all 50 states.

Rocky Mountain Institute
RMI is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization of experts across disciplines working to accelerate the clean energy transition and improve lives. Since our founding in 1982 by Amory Lovins, RMI’s chairman emeritus, we have grown to 300 staff working on four continents with a global reach and reputation.

U.S. Department of Energy
The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

U.S. Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through LEED, the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide. Our vision is that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation. 

World Architecture News
World Architecture News and World Interiors News are the editorial sites linking to the WAN Awards and WIN Awards schemes. Showcasing the very best projects and practices across the globe, this website is the first place to come for inspiration and practical insights into architecture and interior design.