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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.

AIA Components in States Bordering Mexico Reject Wall on Ethical, Environmental Grounds

“AIA National strongly supports our components and chapters, whose boards of directors have tried to make sense of the administration’s requests for wall funding.” - Carl Elefante, FAIA, 2018 AIA President

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AIA Maryland Legislative Update

February 20 update on bills AIA Maryland is currently following with recent or upcoming hearings

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Before and After: 1960's Ranch Home Makeover

Before and After: A floor-to-rafters remodel by Finecraft Contractors brings a basic 1960's ranch home back to life into a custom-made masterpiece.

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From Icon to Iconographic: The Re-invention of a Landmark

Propelled by Washingtonian article, "What Should We Do with the RFK Site? It Matters More Than You Think," Grimm + Parker's Antonio Rebelo, AIA and David Stembel III, AIA share their ideas about the future of RFK and its surrounding site.

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Maryland Legislative Update - Feb 12

AIA Maryland has been working with Senator Joan Carter Conway to introduce Senate Bill 1020 - Procurement - Architectural Services and Engineering Services - Reciprocal Preference.

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Upcoming events

Mar 21

Implicit Bias in the Workplace - Know Thyself

Join us for the second event of the Implicit Bias in the Workplace Series. This program will include an interactive workshop examining the subtle factors that make unconscious biases persist and strategies to increase self-knowledge and self-awareness.

Mar 23

SPG - Tour of "Making Room - Housing for a Changing America"

Join us at the National Building Museum for a curator-led tour of this exhibit focused on the 21st-century housing needs of a changing America.