Welcome to ASAI. We’re an international nonprofit organization, and our mission is to advance the art, science and profession of architectural illustration.

Architecture in Perspective competition


Each year, we recognize the world’s best architectural illustrations by sponsoring the international Architecture in Perspective competition. Now in its 33rd year, the competition’s top award — the Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize — is considered one the highest professional honors for an architectural illustrator.

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© Midori Watanabe — AIP 30 Hugh Ferriss Award

Architecture in Perspective conference


The competition winners are celebrated with a special awards ceremony and art gallery exhibition as part of our annual Architecture in Perspective Conference. We invite all Society members to attend this unique event, where they can join top illustrators, educators and design professionals to share their expertise and inspire the future of the industry.

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Hao La wins AIP 29 Hugh Ferriss Award

Architecture in Perspective catalog


The complete collection of the year’s award-winning architectural illustrations are showcased and published in a commemorative Architecture in Perspective catalog.

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Become a member of ASAI


Help support architectural illustration. Our members include professional illustrators, architects, designers, educators, students, and anyone engaged in the serious pursuit of architectural illustration. Join the American Society of Architectural Illustrators today.

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