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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

Jun 23

Financial Management Using QuickBooks for Small Architecture Firms

This AIAPV Small Practice Group presentation will cover the use of QuickBooks for small architecture firms.

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.