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Welcome to AIA Potomac Valley

A local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, working to make a better environment through architecture in the Maryland counties of Allegany, Charles, Garrett, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince Georges and Washington. 


Decades of Passion Reaps Rewards with Local Custom Builder

AIAPV Annual Partner Finecraft invites you to their Annual Holiday Party at an award-winning house the company built from the ground up. Enjoy music, fabulous company, tasty food and drinks, and the opportunity to see this house first-hand.

11/16/2017 | 

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Torti Gallas + Partners Publishes New Book - Architects of Community

Torti Gallas + Partners has published Architects of Community, a fully illustrated hardback publication featuring sixty built and ongoing projects and containing informative essays on the firm's methodology and philosophy.

11/13/2017 | 

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Carl Elefante, FAIA, Named a Fellow of the Association for Preservation Technology International

Carl Elefante, FAIA, a principal and director of sustainability with Quinn Evans Architects, and AIA National 2018 President-Elect, has been inducted to the Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI) College of Fellows.

11/10/2017 | 

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Upcoming events

Nov 29

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learn: Controlling Sound Transmission in Multifamily, Healthcare, and Educational Environments

This Course will explain how acoustics play a vital role in every building environment and review the two primary areas of architectural acoustics – interior room acoustics and sound transmission – that control both air-borne and structure-born sound.


Dec 5

First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Creating Connectivity: Unifying Architectural & Civil Engineering Design

This program takes a look at the collaborative opportunities inherent in the design process that enable building architecture and site design to positively influence each other.