AIJ Architectural Museum

Architectural Institute of Japan

About AIJ

The main purpose of the Institute is to cultivate its members' abilities and to heighten architectural quality in Japan. Front-line researchers, officers of other architectural associations and officials of government and other public offices also are members of AIJ. AIJ liaises with universities and other research institutes. As the sole integrated institute in the field of architecture, AIJ has made an important contribution to the development of science, technology and art. There are many associations for architects, building engineers, general contractors, and building materials and equipment corporations in Japan. Among these associations, AIJ has been the most prestigious academic association. AIJ owns its head office building equipped with a library, a hall and conference rooms for members at the center of Tokyo.

JR Yamanote/Keihin-Tohoku Line

Tamachi Stn. - West Exit (Mita Exit)


Toei Subway Mita Line Mita Stn. - Exit A7

Toei Subway Asakusa Line Mita Stn. - Exit A3

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Founded in 1886, the Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ) has promoted the advancement and development of science, technology and art concerning architecture, with the mutual collaboration of its members. AIJ is an academic association with about 38,000 members. It is not a governmental organization but a non-profit organization for architects, building engineers and researchers in every field of architecture. AIJ publishes results of research and studies and spreads architectural culture through its programs such as exhibitions, symposia and distributes architectural information to the public.