Japan Institute of Architects
JIA conducts joint research and studies with specialists of various disciplines to investigate what constitutes architecture, town development, planning, structure, environmental engineering and landscape design. JIA supports citizens' development projects and recovery efforts after earthquake, and other disasters. JIA extends support through an international network to the areas affected by the large earthquakes in Asia.
JIA assists architects in documentation and application of methodologies, etc. JIA extends vigorous support to young architects through educational and training activities. JIA exchanges experience and information with other organizations on the subjects of sustainable cities and buildings, architectural education, and international issues. The world convention of UIA 2011 held in Tokyo.