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Potomac Valley Architect November 16 

Chapter News

2018 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS ELECTED

Antonio Rebelo, AIA will lead the chapter as President for 2018. Click to view his video address presented to members at the chapter's Annual Meeting this week.

Congratulations to these newly elected chapter leaders!

Jennifer Verbeke          Michael Patric
Jennifer Verbeke, AIA              Michael Patric, AIA
President-Elect                       Secretary 

          Kristina Crenshaw
Tom Nyein, AIA                        Kristina Crenshaw, AIA
Treasurer                                Director

Marc Feinstein          Peter Noonan
Marc Feinstein, AIA                  Peter Noonan, AIA
Director                                    Director 

William Fears
William Fears, Assoc. AIA
AIA Maryland Director

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Education and Events

CRAN: SUSTAINABLE + HISTORIC – INTERTWINED IDEOLOGIES

Tuesday, November 28
12:00 - 1:00 PM - District Architecture Center

Join the Capital Area CRAN Committee and Encore Sustainable Design, LLC to explore a high-level view of the two disciplines and receive tangible take-aways for improving energy efficiency in historic buildings. The session will also focus on historic homes and understanding practical ways to improve their energy efficiency without sacrificing character. 1 LU/HSW


LAST WEDNESDAY LUNCH & LEARN: CONTROLLING SOUND TRANSMISSION IN MULTIFAMILY, HEALTHCARE, AND EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS

Wednesday, November 29
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Webinar

This Course will explain how acoustics play a vital role in every building environment. It will review the two primary areas of architectural acoustics – interior room acoustics and sound transmission – that control both air-borne and structure-born sound transmission. It will also explain what designers need to know to understand the existing standards for evaluating the acoustical properties of building assemblies and materials. 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 GBCI CE self-report credit.

AIAPV has partnered with Torti Gallas + Partners to offer a limited number of seats for live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the last Wednesday of each month. Registration is open now for AIAPV members and will open three days before the course for other AIA members and nonmembers.


FIRST TUESDAY LUNCH & LEARN: CREATING CONNECTIVITY: UNIFYING ARCHITECTURAL & CIVIL ENGINEERING DESIGN

Tuesday, December 5
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Webinar

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. We will look at critical site constraints, site element programming, and connectivity, both physically and aesthetically, using site elements to expand a sense of place beyond the confines of the structure. 1 LU/HSW

AIAPV has partnered with Grimm + Parker Architects to offer a limited number of seats for live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the first Tuesday of each month. Registration is open now for AIAPV members and will open three days before the course for other AIA members and nonmembers.


LAST WEDNESDAY LUNCH & LEARN: OPENING PROTECTIVE REQUIREMENTS IN FIRE & SMOKE WALLS

Wednesday, December 20
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Webinar

This one hour seminar educates the attendees on the five types of rated wall assemblies and the code requirements for protecting openings in those assesmblies. With emphasis on Chapters 7 and 10 of the International Building Code, participants learn about size limitations and applications for egress and non-egress opening protectives. Also, the horizontal sliding fire door technology is introduced as one of the code recognized opening protectives as set forth in Section 1008.1.4.2. 1 LU/HSW

AIAPV has partnered with Torti Gallas + Partners to offer a limited number of seats for live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the last Wednesday of each month. Registration is open now for AIAPV members and will open three days before the course for other AIA members and nonmembers.

Check our Calendar for more events.

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Around AIA

TOM LIEBEL, FAIA TO JOIN STRATEGIC COUNCIL

Tom Liebel, FAIA of the Baltimore chapter was recently elected to a two-year term as regional representative to the Strategic Council representing the AIA Mid-Atlantic Regional Council (MARC). MARC is made up of AIA Baltimore, AIA Chesapeake Bay, AIA Delaware, AIA Maryland, AIA Potomac Valley and AIA Washington (DC). Liebel succeeds Jason Winters, AIA in the position. MARC is also represented by Jon Penndorf, FAIA of the DC chapter.


STRATEGIC COUNCIL REPORTS

Interested in knowing more about who is on the Strategic Council, how it's structured and what the Councillors have been working on? In addition to the 2016 Journal of Work of the Strategic Council, take a look at the 2017 Strategic Council Handbook and Strategic Council Yearbook. Jason Winters, AIA of the Chesapeake Bay chapter has been the 2017 Moderator for Strategic Council, and has spent much of his effort this year in communicating more about the Council's work to the membership. 


AIA GEARS UP FOR TAX REFORM DEBATE

AIA is working to make sure any tax reform bill Congress passes reflects architects' core values. Threats to the Historic Tax Credit and green building incentives are among the issues the AIA is watching.

Learn how the bill may impact architects > 
Contact your representatives >

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Decades of Passion Reaps Rewards with Local Custom Builder

AIAPV Annual Partner Finecraft invites you to their Annual Holiday Party at an award-winning house the company built from the ground up. Enjoy music, fabulous company, tasty food and drinks, and the opportunity to see this house first-hand.

11/16/2017 | pam@aiapv.org 

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Torti Gallas + Partners Publishes New Book - Architects of Community

Torti Gallas + Partners has published Architects of Community, a fully illustrated hardback publication featuring sixty built and ongoing projects and containing informative essays on the firm's methodology and philosophy.

11/13/2017 | pam@aiapv.org 

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Carl Elefante, FAIA, Named a Fellow of the Association for Preservation Technology International

Carl Elefante, FAIA, a principal and director of sustainability with Quinn Evans Architects, and AIA National 2018 President-Elect, has been inducted to the Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI) College of Fellows.

11/10/2017 | pam@aiapv.org 

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