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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. 


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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You have never seen LEAFHouse like this before, but you should! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience LEAFHouse in a lively new way!

04/22/2017 | 

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Upcoming events

Jun 6

First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Automated Vehicular Gate Design for Safety Standard Compliance

Get training on safety related design and installation methods for automated vehicular gates to ensure your design is in compliance with current industry safety standards and the IBC, IFC, IRC and IPMC.


Jun 10

Tour of the Silver Spring Library

Tour this iconic 63,000 sf library with its unique computerized and automated features, including its design to allow for a Purple Line station to be constructed on the site.