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Traditional Building Conference Series

Traditional Building Conference Series

April 2 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm

The Traditional Building Conference Series delivers focused, relevant education for architects, contractors, craftspeople, designers, building owners and facilities managers in a time efficient format at beautiful historic venues. In a two-day interactive symposium you will learn from best-in-class experts and practitioners about historic preservation; adaptive use, urban infill, classical design; sustainable design building restoration/maintenance; and ... Read More »

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Traditional Building Conference Series

Traditional Building Conference Series

April 2 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm

The Traditional Building Conference Series delivers focused, relevant education for architects, contractors, craftspeople, designers, building owners and facilities managers in a time efficient format at beautiful historic venues. In a two-day interactive symposium you will learn from best-in-class experts and practitioners about historic preservation; adaptive use, urban infill, classical design; sustainable design building restoration/maintenance; and ... Read More »

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Architecture Week: Ever Think Of Becoming An Architect?

Architecture Week: Ever Think Of Becoming An Architect?

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

      High school students interested in making an impact through design and the built environment can learn about the profession of architecture at “Ever Think Of Becoming an Architect?,” a half-day workshop on Saturday, April 5th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PRINT A FLYER TO SHARE! The free workshop will be held ... Read More »

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Architecture Week: Private Tour of Robert Llewellyn Wright House

Architecture Week: Private Tour of Robert Llewellyn Wright House

April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

      In 1953, renowned American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed a house in Bethesda for his sixth child, Robert Llewellyn Wright. The house exemplifies the last phase of Wright’s work, being hemicyclical houses based upon concentric and intersecting segments of a circle. Construction of the house was begun in 1957 and completed the ... Read More »

Architecture Week: LEAFHouse Sustainable Living Open House and Tour

Architecture Week: LEAFHouse Sustainable Living Open House and Tour

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

      The “LEAF” in LEAFHouse (also known as the Lloyd N. Unsell, Jr. Chapter House) stands for “Leading Everyone to a Sustainable Future.” University of Maryland students built this innovative “net zero” structure, which took 2nd Place overall in the 2007 Solar Decathlon. Join us for our annual open house to celebrate Architecture ... Read More »

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Architecture Week: “If You Build It” Film Screening

Architecture Week: “If You Build It” Film Screening

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    “IF YOU BUILD IT” follows designer-activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, the poorest in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform both their community and their lives. Pilloton and Miller lead their students through a year-long, full-scale design / build project resulting in ... Read More »

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Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

All members are welcome to join!

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Architecture Week: Small, Medium, Large – The Scale of Success

Architecture Week: Small, Medium, Large – The Scale of Success

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.     In the return of an Architecture Week favorite, hear architects from three prominent local firms of different sizes – Small, Medium and Large – discuss their firms’ work and philosophies and how they approach practice management issues. We’ll have a brief powerpoint presentation ... Read More »

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Architecture Week: Pecha Kucha

Architecture Week: Pecha Kucha

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

      Pecha Kucha is like PowerPoint on steroids. The “20 x 20” format asks presenters to show 20 slides and discuss each one for 20 seconds. Provocative, profound, tragic, witty, or downright silly presentations are encouraged, so long as they have some connection (even tangential) to architecture or the built environment. Attendance is ... Read More »

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A.R.E. Study Group

A.R.E. Study Group

April 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

This group meets on the second Saturday of every month at the Rockville Memorial Library. Contact Joe Lai (joseph.lai@aiapv.org) for more details.

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AIA Webinar: Get Green for Building Green

AIA Webinar: Get Green for Building Green

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

With architects being responsible for over 18% of the United States’ GDP and over 20% of all U.S. Jobs (see infographic here), we firmly believe that to encourage innovation and enhance the economy in the United States, architects must continue building and designing. As AIA Official Sponsor of 179D Tax Services, we hope to aid ... Read More »

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Affordable Housing Exhibition and Awards Program DEADLINE

Affordable Housing Exhibition and Awards Program DEADLINE

April 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Eligibility: The program is open to architects who are members of the Potomac Valley Chapter, the DC Chapter, and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).  The architects and the projects must be located in the Washingotn, DC metropolitan area. Format: Architects are asked to submit projects in the same format as the ... Read More »

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Illuminating LED – A CRAN Seminar

Illuminating LED – A CRAN Seminar

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Illuminations is presenting an overview of LED lighting, including a history of the technology, how it has developed and where it is going. This is a reasonably new technology and is the current predominant technology for lighting, replacing the now discontinued and prohibited incandescent lights. Aimed at helping architects who specialize in residential projects, this ... Read More »

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Designing a Firm 2.0: Brand Engagement

Designing a Firm 2.0: Brand Engagement

April 24 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Designing a Firm 2.0: Brand Engagement This is the third of five presentations in AIAPV’s popular series of seminars focused on the nuts and bolts of running an architecture firm, this time with an emphasis on Marketing and Business Development. Make a standing date for the last Thursday of each month this spring to learn how ... Read More »

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Virginia – D.C. Area Continuing Education 3-Course Architectural Summit

Virginia – D.C. Area Continuing Education 3-Course Architectural Summit

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Check-in at 9:00. Sessions at 9:30, 10:45 and 1:00. Lunch will be provided between 2nd and 3rd sessions. Session #1: Optimizing performance in commercial fenestration presented by AZON USA, Inc. Credits: 1 SD/HSW/LU hour Session #2: Architectural Glass – The Right Choice presented by AGC Flat Glass North America Credits: 1 LU hour Session #3: ... Read More »

AWI Capital Region Chapter QCP Event

AWI Capital Region Chapter QCP Event

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Architectural Woodworking Institute Capital Region Chapter would like to invite you to join us for an afternoon at Camden Yards with lunch and a game!  The AWI Capital Region is holding a presentation on the Architectural Woodworking Institutes – Quality Certification Program (QCP) by millwork industry leader Joe Sorrelli on Tuesday April 29th 2014. ... Read More »

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CRAN – Affordable Homes: The Residential Architect’s Role

CRAN – Affordable Homes: The Residential Architect’s Role

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come and be inspired by several prominent leaders of local non-profits, architects and stakeholders in affordable housing and hear about ways they and their organizations engage in making affordable housing a reality in their communities. This program will also explore how residential architects have participated in, and helped improve the quality of, affordable single-family housing in local communities. ... Read More »

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Renee Catacalos
Executive Director, AIA Potomac Valley
Executive Vice President, Potomac Valley Architecture Foundation
renee@aiapv.org
LEAFHouse
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740
301.935.5544