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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. 


Check out "25 Must-See Buildings in Maryland" on the USA Today Travel website!

06/07/2017 | 

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Call for Entries - AIA Potomac Valley Excellence in Design Awards 2017 Competition

05/19/2017 | 

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Former AIAPV graduate assistant Eli Shanklin triumphed with his thesis presentation, "The Contemporary Local Market: Creating a Network of Food Distribution" today at the UMD School of Architecture.

05/16/2017 | 

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Upcoming events

Jul 11

First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems: VRF 101

Explore and understand variable refrigerant flow systems – efficiency characteristics, heat pump versus heat recovery, manufacturers & 2 pipe vs. 3 pipe, zoning, water cooled & geothermal, VRF indoor unit types, and restrictions on VRF systems.


Jul 20

Resilience of the Built Environment

Join us to explore how buildings can be affected by routine operations and maintenance, extreme events and deteriorations.