The Architects Foundation (AF) in Washington, DC is future-focused. To achieve this vision, the organization leads philanthropic efforts to attract and inspire new and diverse generations of architects who will design the inclusive places and spaces of tomorrow that reflect the needs of a more just and equal society.

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Ministry of Culture

The French Ministry of Culture safeguards, protects, and showcases cultural heritage. It encourages the creation of artistic and intellectual works as well as the development of artistic practices and education. The Ministry also helps implement the French government’s policy on technology, mediums and networks used in media.

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École de Chaillot

École de Chaillot is the educational branch of Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine. It offers post-graduate training in such diverse fields as monuments and historic city centers to ordinary architectural heritage. The school trains preservation architects who specialize in architectural, urban and landscape conservation and restoration, as well as French government-licensed architects and urban planners (known under the French acronym AUE). It also organizes the same type of collaborative programs overseas.

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Le Centre des Monuments Nationaux - CMN

The Centre des Monuments Nationaux (National Monuments Center – CMN) is a French government institution under the Ministry of Culture.
Its mission includes:
• Conserving, restoring and stewarding the collections it is responsible for
• Managing public access to and tours of nearly 100 government-owned monuments located throughout France
• Making national monuments a more prominent part of French cultural activities and tourism development

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Architecture Patrimoine & Création - APC

The goal of the Association des Écoles d’Architecture Françaises (Association of French Architecture Schools) is to build a network where members can do research and share knowledge about architectural heritage and historic preservation.

The network exists to improve the quality of university and professional training courses, boost research and create a forum where members can discuss and share their teaching experiences. It has grown thanks to the help and support of the Ministry of Cylture. The association invited the US chapter of the RMHP to participate in the network as a founding partner.

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Originally named the Friends of Vieilles Maisons Françaises (Friends of Old French Houses), the French Heritage Society (FHS) is a US-based nonprofit cultural organization with 501(c)(3) status. It has 13 chapters in the United States and one chapter in Paris. The organization is headquartered in New York and has an office in Paris. FHS helps preserve architectural and cultural heritage in both France and the United States by funding private and public restoration projects as well as an educational program.

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Founded in 1857, AIA consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 international, state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing.

AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation, and world. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards.

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