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Potomac Valley Chapter of American Institute of Architects Honors Planning Director Gwen Wright with Paul H. Kea Medal

Gwen Wright, Director of the Montgomery County Planning Department, will receive the 2017 Kea Medal, AIA Potomac Valley’s highest honor.

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What's Up With PVAF?

PVAF President Bo Green, AIA talks about what the Potomac Valley Architecture Foundation has been up to lately.

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Architects Sound Cautions on Tax Reform Proposals

"We are reviewing these proposals carefully, to see how they align with our principles to support good design and strong communities." AIA President Tom Vonier, FAIA, on proposed tax reform measures.

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Where We Stand: Buildings Are Infrastructure

"Designing buildings to minimize damage from such natural disasters as hurricanes matters not only for public health, safety, and welfare; it also makes complete economic sense." - AIA President Tom Vonier, FAIA

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That Back-to-School Feeling

Board Member Jennifer Verbeke: "AIA is not just an earned title to post at the end of your email signature. It’s actually an invitation and an opportunity to continue learning about our profession, sharpening our skills and pursuing our interests."

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High School Students Tour Local Firms

Three Richard Montgomery High School juniors will visit the offices of eight Potomac Valley firms this week as part of their exploration of potential careers in architecture.

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Before and After: Extreme Home Makeover

See Finecraft Contractors' transformation of a Chevy Chase home in HomeAdvisor feature, "Before and After: Extreme Home Makeover.”

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How to Make the Most of Award Submissions

Chris Denby of Markitecture offers tips on ways you can capitalize on your project submissions to awards programs.

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Deconstruction vs Demolition Can Generate Big Tax Write Offs

Gary Case of Signature Kitchens Baths & Additions Shows How Remodeling Projects Can Generate Big Tax Write Offs Through Deconstruction and Charitable Donation

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Maryland Architecture Featured in USA Today

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

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