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December Board/Chapter Meeting - Topic: 2018 Committees and Volunteer Needs

December 12, 2017
6:30 PM EST - 8:30 PM EST

Grimm + Parker
11720 Beltsville Drive Suite 600
Calverton, MD 20705
Venue website

Got a burning desire to volunteer? Want to advance your leadership skills and get involved in improving the prospects for our profession? Come out to learn how YOU can help advance the chapter's initiatives in 2018!

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First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Creating Connectivity: Unifying Architectural & Civil Engineering Design

December 05, 2017
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

This program takes a look at the collaborative opportunities inherent in the design process that enable building architecture and site design to positively influence each other.

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Last Wednesday Lunch & Learn: Controlling Sound Transmission in Multifamily, Healthcare, and Educational Environments

November 29, 2017
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This Course will explain how acoustics play a vital role in every building environment and review the two primary areas of architectural acoustics – interior room acoustics and sound transmission – that control both air-borne and structure-born sound.

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CRAN: Sustainable + Historic – Intertwined Ideologies

November 28, 2017
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST

District Architecture Center
421 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Venue website

Explore a high-level view of preservation and sustainability and receive tangible take-aways for improving energy efficiency in historic buildings.

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Construction Tour: Glenstone Museum Expansion

November 15, 2017
4:00 PM EST - 6:00 PM EST

Glenstone
12002 Glen Road
Potomac, MD 20854
Venue website

Join us for a construction tour of a new museum building designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners along with a new landscape design by PWP Landscape Architecture, that will open to the public in spring 2018, quadrupling Glenstone’s size.

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AIAPV Annual Membership Meeting and Reception

November 14, 2017
6:00 PM EST - 8:00 PM EST

Greencourt Innovation Center
12358 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
Venue website

Join us for our Annual Membership Meeting and a tour of Greencourt Innovation Center, a 2017 AIA Potomac Valley Honor Award Winner.

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First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Attaching Claddings over Continuous Insulation

November 07, 2017
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

The course describes the origins and reasons for the increasing use of continuous insulation in commercial exterior walls. Attendees will understand how to design more energy efficient and robust rain screen wall assemblies.

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Howard Community College (HCC) SET Building Tour

November 04, 2017
10:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT

Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044
Venue website

The Science, Engineering, and Technology building (SET) at Howard Community College establishes a STEM center for the State of Maryland, reinforces “Learning Communities”, and creates state-of-the-art lab environments for the College.

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Student-Mentor Dinner

November 02, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

LEAFhouse
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740

Architecture students ask practicing architects their burning questions about life after architecture school.

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Student-Mentor Dinners

October 26, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

LEAFhouse
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740
Venue website

Architecture students ask practicing architects their burning questions about life after architecture school.

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Last Wednesday Lunch & Learn: Mid Rise Design: Optimizing Size, Maximizing Value in Wood Construction

October 25, 2017
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This presentation will cover some of the design considerations associated with mid-rise wood-frame buildings, including how to maximize height and area through the use of sprinklers, open frontage, sloping sites, podiums and mezzanines.

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CRAN: Bridge the Communications Gap with Clients and the Public Using the AIA Message Book

October 24, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Let the AIA Message Book be your guide for crafting clear, positive, and memorable messages when talking to clients and the public.

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Celebrate Design 2017 - AIAPV Design Awards Celebration

October 19, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 9:30 PM EDT

Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

Join us on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Silver Spring Civic Building for Celebrate Design.

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Master Class with Patti Rhee, AIA

October 19, 2017
4:30 PM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT

LSY Architects and Lab Planners
8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite #650
Silver Spring, MD 20910

A candid discussion with one of the nation's leading practitioners about running a successful firm.

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Tour of Monticello, Poplar Forest and University of Virginia

October 14, 2017 9:30 AM EDT to October 15, 2017 8:00 PM EDT

Lynchburg and Charlottesville, Virginia

Visit three of Jefferson's most enduring architectural masterpieces on this trip to his native Virginia: Poplar Forest, Monticello and the University of Virginia.

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CRAN: Technology and Design for Self-Powered Homes

October 12, 2017
4:30 PM EDT - 5:30 PM EDT

Tesla Showroom
909 H Street NW, #601
Washington, DC 20001
Venue website

Homeowners increasingly demand new and existing homes provide an energy ecosystem that allows for electric vehicles, solar production and energy storage. This workshop will provide participants a hands-on and interactive overview of the technology, instal

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2017 Montgomery Modern Bus Tour

October 08, 2017
1:00 PM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT

Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD

Explore the work of Cohen, Haft & Associates, and the contributions of Jewish developers and architects in mid-century Montgomery County

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First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: AV & IT Connectivity in Ceilings, Walls, Floors and Tables

October 03, 2017
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

Today’s designs demand a variety of communications and multi-media capabilities; this course will guide architects, engineers and interior designers through the convergence of technology with building design.

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UMD Fall 2017 Lecture Series: A Short Discourse on the Long Line

September 27, 2017
5:00 PM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

Andrea Ponsi, a Kea Distinguished Professor and Principal of Studio Ponsi in Florence, Italy will share insights on the relationship between ecology and architecture.

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Last Wednesday Lunch & Learn: IECC Energy Code Review and Masonry Compliance Options

September 27, 2017
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This presentation reviews exterior envelope R-Value requirements and masonry wall compliance options in regards to the 2012 IECC (International Energy Conservation Code).

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Potomac Valley Architecture Foundation Membership Meeting

September 19, 2017
6:00 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

LEAFHOUSE
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740

Learn more about the Foundation's new high school architecture clubs, LEAFHouse updates and fundraising plans

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Inter School Design Competition (ISDC)

September 17, 2017
9:00 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT

National Building Museum
401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Venue website

For over two decades, the three metro area chapters of the AIA, six local schools of architecture, the Washington Architectural Foundation and the National Building Museum have collaborated to organize the annual ISDC.

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Accessibility Webinar: Stepping Thru Accessible Public Multi-Family Residential Facilities

September 15, 2017
1:00 PM EDT - 6:30 PM EDT

Online via LIVE WEBINAR


Venue website

A broad overview of the different regulations and codes that have impact on multi-family housing and how they interface with each other.

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Firm Tour XVII: Trending Up: Latest Direction of Hospitality Design

September 12, 2017
6:00 PM EDT - 7:30 PM EDT

Jonathan Nehmer + Associates (JN+A)
7361 Calhoun Place, Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20855
Venue website

Tour JN+A and learn how hospitality design has changed over the years into what it has become today.

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Deadline: Monticello Trip Registration

August 31, 2017
11:45 PM EDT

Lynchburg and Charlottesville, Virginia

Last day to register for Oct 14-15 tour to Monticello, Poplar Forest and University of Virginia!

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CRAN Film Screening: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

August 29, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

District Architecture Center
421 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
Venue website

Enjoy light refreshments with this comedy about the nightmares of home ownership as a man (Cary Grant) and his wife (Myrna Loy) decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications.

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CRAN Lunch & Learn: Crafting the Intersection Between Indoors and Outdoors

August 10, 2017
12:00 PM EDT - 1:30 PM EDT

Hen Quarter
919 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

Please join AIA Potomac Valley and Capital Area CRAN at Hen Quarter in Silver Spring to view a recent installation and learn more about using multi-panel door systems to create and intersection between indoors and outdoors.

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Vegetated Roof System Assembly Design

August 01, 2017
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

A presentation about the complexities of vegetated roofing systems that walks attendees through the typical components of a functional green roof system.

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Home Construction Tour of Sevcik House

July 28, 2017
9:00 AM EDT - 11:00 AM EDT

Sevcik House
124 Grafton Street
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Onsite tour of a residential project to see and learn about the various steps of the construction process.

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Deadline: AIAPV Design Awards Competition

July 21, 2017
11:45 PM EDT

Deadline for completing online submissions!

Last day to submit entries to the 2017 AIAPV Excellence in Design Awards competition!

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Resilience of the Built Environment

July 20, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

Streetsense
3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 140
Bethesda, MD 20814
Venue website

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

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

July 11, 2017
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

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.

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Financial Management Using QuickBooks for Small Architecture Firms

June 23, 2017
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

LEAFHOUSE
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740
Venue website

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

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Revit Building Modeling Best Practices

June 21, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Miner Feinstein Architects
31 West Patrick Street, Suite 100
Frederick, MD 21701-5532
Venue website

Obtain unique tools and industry best practices using Autodesk Revit.

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Accessibility in Multifamily Housing

June 15, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

Silver Spring Library
900 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

Nationally known accessibility expert Mark Mazz AIA will discuss best practices for translating accessible designs into properly constructed multifamily housing.

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Tour of the Silver Spring Library

June 10, 2017
10:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT

Silver Spring Library
900 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

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.

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

June 06, 2017
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

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.

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Revit for Existing Buildings/Structures

May 18, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Silver Spring Library
900 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

CANCELLED

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abun[dance]

May 13, 2017
3:00 PM EDT - 9:30 PM EDT

LEAFHOUSE
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740
Venue website

Explore sustainability through site-specific dance/music performance at LEAFHouse!

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2017 AIAPV/PVAF Golf Outing

May 12, 2017
7:00 AM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland Golf Course
3800 Golf Course Road
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

Help us raise $10,000 for architecture scholarships!

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First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Through-Wall Flashing Compatibility Sustainability and Performance

May 02, 2017
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

Understanding the performance characteristics, the recycled/recyclable content, ability to survive installation, and life cycle costs of the different through-wall flashing materials.

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Maryland Day Open House at LEAFHouse

April 29, 2017
11:00 AM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT

LEAFHOUSE
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740
Venue website

Visit from 11 AM to 2 PM for an inside look at LEAFHouse - free and open to all!

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CRAN: The Art of the Deal: Negotiation in Custom Residential Design Projects

April 25, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Friendship Heights Village Center
4433 South Park Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

A panel discussion on the psychology of relationships among residential client, contractor, and architect.

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Making Media Outreach Part of Your Firm Culture

April 20, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Silver Spring Library
900 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

Learn how to promote your work and topical expertise in numerous different types of media outlets.

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Firm Tour XV - McInturff Architects: “Small to Large”

April 11, 2017
6:00 PM EDT - 7:30 PM EDT

McInturff Architects
4220 Leeward Place
Bethesda, MD 20816
Venue website

A national and local award-winning firm, McInturff Architects, an eight-person firm in Bethesda, Maryland, has an orientation toward small highly-crafted contemporary design for residential, commercial, and small institutional projects.

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SPG: DESIGNING WITH TILE | Choosing the right products and methods

March 31, 2017
9:30 AM EDT - 10:30 AM EDT

Porcelanosa - North Bethesda Showroom
11500 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Venue website

Explore different types of tile products and their advantages over other surface finishes.

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mArch Madness

March 16, 2017
11:30 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT

Ernest Maier Headquarters
4700 Annapolis Road
Bladensburg, MD 20710
Venue website

Ernest Maier’s annual mArch Madness open house educational event for architects, contractors and owners. Earn AIA CEUs at various presentations throughout the day.

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RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 11: Firm Tour XV - McInturff Architects: “Small to Large”

March 14, 2017
6:00 PM EDT - 7:30 PM EDT

McInturff Architects
4220 Leeward Place
Bethesda, MD 20816
Venue website

Due to the impending winter storm and snowfall forecast for Tuesday, the firm tour has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 11.

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Emerging Professionals Spring Happy Hour

March 02, 2017
6:00 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST

Denizens Brewing Company
1115 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

Join your fellow Emerging Professionals for our 2017 Spring Happy Hour for professional dialogue in a comfortable social setting. First 20 registrants receive one free drink ticket!

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SPG: The Latest Sustainable Solutions in Porous Paving (CANCELLED)

February 27, 2017
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST

Home Office of Sharon Washburn
5410 Huntington Pkwy
Bethesda, MD 20814
Venue website

Learn about the benefits and limitations of porous concrete & asphalt, porous pavers, epoxy based pavement systems, and flexible porous paving.

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UMD Portfolio Review

February 14, 2017
7:30 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive, Building 145
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

Share your professional perspective and expertise with students at our annual Portfolio Review.

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CRAN Lunch & Learn - Shear Walls and Lateral Bracing in Light Frame Construction

February 02, 2017
12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

TW Perry Showroom - Silver Spring
9015 Brookville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

This presentation will give designers the insight needed to set realistic client expectations when discussing the interplay of structural requirements and design possibilities. 1 LU/HSW

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SPG – January Round Table Discussion

January 27, 2017
8:15 AM EST - 9:30 AM EST

Home/Office of Helen Wilkes
3923 Prospect Street
Kensington, MD 20895

Please join your fellow small practice architects for a meaningful discussion about what matters to you and your practice. 1 LU/HSW

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